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5 Quick & Spooky Halloween Treats Your Kids Will Love

Pinterest is a magical place full of beautiful food that literally nobody has time to make. This is especially painful around holidays like Halloween when you really want to make cool, creepy food but have literally zero time to do it. Well, you’re in luck because we’ve assembled five super fast, super easy spookified Halloween foods just for you! READ MORE

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    Easy Dinner Recipes: One-Dish Chicken Skillet & Beef and Broccoli

    For those nights you want to make dinner but don’t want to devote your entire night to cooking a single meal....

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Love Letter To Desperate Housewives: Part 2

    Alright we have some ridiculous number of shooting days left and that number is 4 (we may have wrapped by the time this goes live)!!! I could even give you a rough approximation of how many hours we have left to film. But one of the reasons...

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    The Case for a Preemptive Pinkalicious Costume

    Smalls wanted to be Pinkalicious for Halloween. You know, the protagonist from the book where the kid eats too many cupcakes, turns pink and the only way to remedy the problem is to eat green foods? I was really hoping she’d choose...Read More
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    Russian Tea

    When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing quite as cozy as sitting by a fire in your fuzzy pajamas with a hot beverage.  Sometimes, however, I don’t really want coffee in the evenings before bedtime.  So, every year about ...

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  • Lisa Carmody Doiron

    Dear Santa

    When people ask me what I’m getting The Beast for Christmas, I tell them the truth. I’m probably just going to give him a new paper bag from Tim Horton’s. What? It’s his favourite toy next to the paper towel roll, and the bag is get...

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    The Peanut Challenge

    “His face is really swollen. How long has it been like this?”, a concerned nurse said to me in the emergency room as she looked at my 13 month old baby boy....Read More
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  • Being On My Period Is Like Being The Incredible Hulk

    For five days out of each month, I transform into the Incredible Hulk. My skin swells underneath the waistband of my pants, my IQ drops down to the level of a dull-witted reality star and my emotions run the broad gamut of annoyed to infuri...

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    A Christmas Baby Surprise And A Husband Who Was Totally Not Expecting It

    It probably can’t be proven, but we’re pretty sure that Christmas baby surprises are the best. This sneaky lady surprises her husband with a gift under the tree… and we don’t think he was expecting what he ended up g...

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    Kristen Daukas

    What Is A Mom For Sale Worth?

    For Sale: 1968 slightly worn out yet still in good condition Mom.

    Filter doesn’t always work, exhaust blows smoke (but only when needed), sometimes needs time to warm up to run effectively, edges are a little rough, horn is loud and can sound unexpectedly, but the radio is perfectly pitched. Windows are stuck halfway down, headlights are out of focus, couple of dings in the rear but other than that, no major blemishes. For more information or to inquire as to price, please click the “contact” button. Serious offers only. READ MORE

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    You Can Sleep With Me Tonight

    Last night I held my poor daughters head while she threw up. It poured out of her in a mouth shaped stream. It’s like she was possessed, her whole body taken over by spasms. Poor dear, she couldn’t catch her breath. She had no control. ...

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    Santa Fails!

    ‘Tis the season! But, sometimes the holidays aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Here is a round up of some of our all-time favorite Santa Fails....

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    Lisa Witherspoon

    15 Great Alternatives to Halloween Candy

    The leaves are changing, the temperatures are dropping, and we have flipped our calendars to October. That means that Halloween is right around the corner! I have never been big fan of Halloween, but, as a parent, it is hard to escape.

    I certainly want my kids to have fun trick or treating, but I have three and the last thing we need is three giant pumpkins full of candy, sugar, and future trips to the dentist! In my search for alternatives to all the candy, I have found lists and lists of other things to give trick or treaters, but some of the things included are most definitely NOT o.k. with parents. READ MORE

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    The Hooplah About The Hoo-Ha

    We’ve come a long way baby. My Mother-in-law, who grew up in Mississippi, used to buy her Kotex from the local drug store. They were kept behind the counter, had to be requested from the salesperson, and were handed over in a brown paper ...

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    Mommytube: Blueberries

    I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry… So I did both. I cried from laughing so hard. As a mother, you may feel slightly guilty for laughing, but as an older sibling with 2 younger sisters, the guilt subsided.  The lesson here? ...

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    Popular Parenting Hacks Reviewed By Kids

    Dear parents of America… these kids have some notes for you. READ MORE

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    Growing up in Gayville

    Disclaimer: I have no idea if there’s actually a town called Gayville in the United States, if so, my title is not representative of the actual town (it’s a euphemism) and all similarities are merely coincidental. When I was a kid, ther...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Health and Giving

    As 2013 is starting up, I am thinking about New Year’s resolutions and wanted to have a few about improving my family’s health and improving our “giving back.” Here are my ideas for improving my family’s health: Two days a week th...

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