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Marriage

The Secret To Marriage (HINT: It’s Pretty Gross.)

What is the secret to marriage? I posed that question to Google, and it gave me approximately 152,000,000 results, and since I don’t have time for that nonsense I decided to look a little closer to home. To answer this question,...Read More
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  • Frida & Marilyn Jewelry

    I’ve never been a fahionista. My sisters used to tease me saying that I dressed like a homeless man. In my defense, slouchy Gap clothes look great on models. But on me, let’s just say that if I was standing on a corner waiting to cross ...

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  • Splurge Soaps

    Looking for a unique gift idea? A Splurge gift set sure would put a smile on someone’s face. The gift sets come with a bar of soap, body polish, and lotion. Oooooh! They come in scents like cherry almond and Asian plum....

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  • Divorce

    Where’s Home for the Holidays When You’re Divorced?

    When my first marriage ended, the day before Thanksgiving in 2003, I took a deep breath upon returning from court and began meal preparations for my first major holiday on my own. I set myself (and my raw nerves) to...Read More
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  • This Kid Is Having An Amazing Time At Sesame Street Live

    We wish we got this excited about things as adults! This kid is seeing Sesame Street live for the very first time, and he seems to be having a pretty great experience....

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  • Newborn Must-Haves

    When I was pregnant with my daughter I was told about all kinds of things that were needed for her. Here are some things I wouldn’t have been able to live without....

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  • The Hunt
    Jody Madala

    Should Age Really Matter in a Relationship?

    I’ve been thinking about age lately especially when it comes to relationships.

    Men date younger women all the time and it’s no big deal, right? Is that because these women are fertile, can still have kids and generally look better the younger they are whereas men “age better” (though most of the guys I seem to know are all bald or balding, but let’s assume this is generally true)? READ MORE

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  • Watch This Dad Who Can’t Stop Cracking Up As He Tries To Scold His Paint-Covered Kids

    Sometimes, the hardest part of parenting isn’t doling out punishment or a serious talking to for misbehavior, but trying not to laugh while doing it. So just imagine the challenge that faced this father as he came across his two sons crou...

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  • Shalom, Y’all

    I used to wish I were Jewish. The coolest people all seemed to be Jewish and I wanted in the club and even have my own belated Batmizvah. But after spending four months in Austin, Texas I have replaced wanting to be one of God’s Chosen Pe...

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  • Marriage
    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Reflections on a 20 Year Marriage
    Angela Keck

    13 Pieces of Wisdom From 20 Years of Marriage

    Today my husband and I celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Looking back over the last twenty years I have a mixture of emotions. On one hand it feels like I literally blinked and twenty years flew by. It feels like we are still young newlyweds waiting for or real life to start. On the other hand I look around our home and see that is obviously not the case! We are definitely twenty years older, and sometimes we may feel twenty years wiser! Our marriage has produced two amazing children and if we both leave this earth tomorrow and they are our only legacy then we did okay by this world. READ MORE

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  • 10 Things I Am Thankful For

    Yes, there is Christmas and Hanukkah. So sparkly. So reverent. Yes, there are Birthdays filled with balloons. And cake and kisses. Yes, some even orgasm waiting for National Nacho Day (Nov.6) or Pharmacist Day (Jan. 12), which makes sense s...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Deployment Diaries

    Deployment Diary: He’s Gone

    Today my husband went to prison deployed. For those of you who have dealt with a spouse’s deployment before, you probably understand the sentiment. For those of you who have not experienced this unique, impermanent loss; let me explain....Read More
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  • Baby vs. Lip Gloss

    Sometimes sheer force of will just isn’t enough....

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  • Parental Amnesia

    My children are no longer toddlers, or preschoolers.  I’m solidly in the teen and tween years here.  I remember my children being younger, or at least I think I do but the reality is there’s a lot of amnesia that happens once your chi...

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