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Denise Geelhart

Fashion Trends From the 80’s I Loved (and Absolutely Hated)

Born in the early 70s, I spent my most formative years in the 1980s. While that was also my tortured teen years, the 80s were great! I loved the cheesy movies and the music. In August 1981, I was glued to the television as MTV premiered. And back then, all they did was play music videos. I couldn’t get enough.  READ MORE

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    WTF? – Parenting Conflicts

    So your kid got bad grades on their last report card. You think it’s best to change the wifi password and remove TV privileges, but your partner thinks it’s best to take away the entire computer and have them massage your feet f...

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    Back-to-School Checklist – For Mom

    “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” No, it’s not just a Christmas classic (or brilliant Staples commercial). It’s something that The BadAssMama truly believes. Back-to-school has always been my favorite time of year. Maybe...

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    Plus-Size Pregnancy

    I am a plus-size pregnant momma-to-be having a plus-size pregnancy.  I’m not necessarily proud of that fact.  I wish I had started off thinner and had never gained the weight I did in the first place; however, it is a fact of my life, for now at least. READ MORE

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    Can A New Baby Put A Relationship In Danger?

    Having a baby is a wonderful thing, but we shouldn’t be shy about talking about some of the tensions it brings. Let’s have a look at some of the common mistakes we can make that can cause issues with a couple, and try to envisage a po...

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    Holiday Dishes Redone: Candied Yams

    As a child, there was no dish I loved and hated more than candied yams. I expected it on our holiday table, even fantasized about the toasty, gooey marshmallows that covered the slimy, watery yams (which were actually sweet potatoes incorre...

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    Custom Jewelry For Everyday

    I was fortunate enough to sample some of Julia Parker’s handmade jewelry for What The Flicka review. Not only are my pieces unique, Julia is charming and Southern, though she resides in California. READ MORE

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    Calling BS on the Sanctimonious Black Friday Protests

    My friend Cristi likes to shop. I do not. She also likes to shop on Black Friday. Again, I do not. It’s not because I don’t like Black Friday – it’s because I don’t like to shop. I can think of nothing worse than being forced into...

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  • She Was My Friend

    How many books are written about break-ups? What about songs or movies? The end of a love affair is big business and is universal. But what about the end of a friendship? How do we break-up with a friend? Sometimes, the evolution of a fri...

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    Plan Your Fourth of July Outfit Here!

    It is possible to be both patriotic and fashionable this Independence Day! READ MORE

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    It may not have been intentional and he may have ruined his camera in the process, but Dad found a pretty easy way to stay cool during the summer!...

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    I was chatting with a friend the other night, and we decided that it feels pretty damn good being in our mid-thirties. I believe her exact words were, “Funny how it takes until your mid-thirties to stop giving a shit about what others...

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    Mhhhh, summertime. The kids are out of school (which may or may not be a bad thing), the warm evenings, beach days, and if you are anything like me, you are determined to wear sandals every. single. day. Okay, who...Read More
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    I love wearing dresses. They are a little more forgiving than pants, especially if you’re curvy like me. And there is nothing like the Little Black Dress (LBD). It’s every woman’s secret weapon.  Black is my favorite color to wear,...Read More
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    Happy Virtual Thanksgiving!

    I’m so happy to be able to present this virtual feast. I know that as the calendar turns to November many of us start to think about Thanksgiving. I thought this would be the perfect time to showcase an entire meal. Seven bloggers’ reci...

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