To Wear or Not to Wear | A Dilemna

A perfectly hypothetical situation that did not happen to me. A girl walks into a bar. She’s going to hear her friend play some live music and hopefully meet a few people to chat with. She’s going alone, which is a nerve-racking thing to do if you’re a female. But all the girlfriends she called […]

The Conflicted Feminist

feminismIt’s a heavy day on the blog as Julie dissects the conflict of feminism vs. the princess fairy tale most girls dream about.

An Important Announcement About the Use of Name Tags

name tag hatredIn this episode of Julie 2.0, she finally blows her top over the use of name tags in Church.

Mother’s Day Tips from Carol Brady

Carol BradyOn this Mother’s Day, Carol Brady teaches us all we need to know about how to be a great mother and wife.

Facebook Suspends Birthing Page Photo as “Too Graphic”

Facebook is known for its arbitrary rules and ever changing policy. A birthing Facebook page came under fire for a photo– meanwhile, soft p-rn is all over FB. What gives?

Would You Rather Your Kid Smoke Pot or Watch P-rn?

julie.jpgI knew the day would arrive sooner or later, but I secretly hoped for later… Evan has discovered YouTube. This isn’t a new discovery really – he’s been watching stupid cat videos with Andrew since he was two. He also had an obsession with YouTube during the Mario craze as well, but it wore off. […]

Writing to You From Inside….

Dealing with frizzy curly hair isn’t easy. I write…from inside my own hair.

Anderson Live Hosts Dara-Lynn Weiss and GASP! I Had Something to Say

Julie recounts her experience as a guest speaker on the Anderson LIVE show.

Feeling Like Blogger Suicide – Oh And Some Awards Too

Writing about blog awards and also about how much I hated the Social Triggers Webinar I listened to. Derek Halpburn is just sleezy.

A Bodily Confession

julieweight.jpgI have a confession to make… I’m insecure about how I look. This may come as a surprise to some of you who think I’m an arrogant snarky blond who owns whatever room she walks into, but let’s be clear… I’m 5′ 4″ and 160 pounds. I‘m no barbie. I had to wrestle for 20 […]

Melissa Nelson Was Too Irrestible for Her Employer and Got Fired

Have you seen the article? It’s on CNN and Yahoo News. Melissa Nelson, a dental hygienist for 10 years, was fired because her boss said she was too irresistible and a threat to his marriage. The details are interesting. Though they had no physical affair, there were some mildly inappropriate exchanges on text. It seems […]

Are Online Friends “Real” Friends?

Today is a fun day. Do you want to know why? Because my friend Carly is coming to visit. In fact, right now- she is on a plane from sunny and warm Florida to cool and crispy Connecticut. We’re going to have lots of New England fun and hopefully a few moments that provide good blog material (gotta keep my […]

Clearing Up a Few Things

51iRxgTUN7L._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA300_SH20_OU01_.jpgI need to make a few things clear. People are still talking about the post I wrote a couple of days ago. Since I accidentally pissed a lot of people off, I want to set the record straight. I apologize to those readers who want more postings about Cocoa or my crazy kids. I’m working […]

A Firestorm of Controversy and a Movement?

img_7142.jpgOkay, so in the past 24 hours, I have caused a firestorm of controversy. Is anyone surprised? I think it should be my middle name. I’ve been told I’m fat (surprise surprise- saw that coming) and that I’m mediocre because I haven’t lost those extra 20lbs. I believe both the commenters were men. I will not hate […]


fitnessgirls1.jpgFor all the women who: Don’t want diet and exercise to rule their life Who desperately want to know that having fat and curves is beautiful That fitness gurus DON’T have all the answers to what makes someone healthy- or happy Decide that exercising six days a week is not for her, and that’s OKAY