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Top 10 Reasons I Won’t Lie About My Age

A few weeks ago, I did something I vowed I would never do, I lied about my age. Well to be accurate, I didn’t so much lie as I stretched the definition of the late 60s to include 1965, the...Read More
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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    How To: Throw A Themed Party

    I love themed parties. As a girl, my parents threw an annual Hat Party, where, as you guessed, invitees were required to wear a hat to get into the event. Guests were creative, and I remember one year a friend of theirs came wearing nothing...

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  • What The Flicka

    This Baby Seems To Have Misplaced His Frog… On His Face

    This baby appears to have misplaced his pet frog. Where could it have gone?...

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    Abby Heugel

    Lashing Out: Why Buying Mascara Could Drive A Girl To Drink

    I don’t mean to brag, but I think I can confidently say that I have perfected the role of a perpetual “Before” picture when it comes to day-to-day beauty. READ MORE

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  • Felicity Huffman

    E Pluribus Unum – Out of Many, One

    I just put up two American Flags at our house, as I do every summer to get ready for the 4th of July. This has corresponded with my ten year old being fascinated by History and wanting me to relay historic events to her at bedtime or on lon...

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  • Shimi Kang

    The Storm Of Modern Day Parenting

    As we emerge from the torrent of weather storms this winter, I can’t help but take note that many of us parents have been caught up in a bigger, perhaps more destructive storm — that of modern day parenting....

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  • Confessions

    Sh*t My Six Year Old Says: Part 3

    See previous installments (Part 1 and Part 2) of Shit Eden Says for more sass....Read More
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  • Lisa Witherspoon

    The Christmas Spirit

    A couple weeks ago, I was at a store called Five Below (kind of like the Dollar store only $5 instead of $1). I walked through the store with my list of gifts to purchase running through my mind. I hastily grabbed a couple items and went to...

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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Mini Thanksgiving Feast For Kids

    Well, technically it was a tea party/Thanksgiving feast/snack time rolled into one, but it definitely reminded me of a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. For the past week, I have had three little boys (Harrison and 2 daycare boys) begging me to m...

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    Flicksters

    A Mom’s Ashley Madison Profile

    Editor’s Note: This was posted by a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous.  READ MORE

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    4th of July Recipes

    You know how people say they have 2 left feet? Well I have 2 left hands…I am just THAT awkward when it comes to decorating cakes. Though it shouldn’t have, this cake took me a few tries and as many tantrums to get it just right. How...

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  • What The Flicka

    Triple C Cocktail

    For this week’s Hump Day Cocktail, we’ve got a delicious recipe to help you celebrate the changing of the seasons! This yummy Triple C mixture (Cognac, coffee and caramel) is sure to be a drink you’ll fall in love with!...

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  • Confessions

    Go Back To School Already!

    I love my daughter. I do. For the last 2.5 months we’ve slept in, snuggled, and kept a frat boy social calendar of “just hanging dude.”...Read More
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  • How To Write A Wedding Toast For A Couple You Don’t Like And A Wedding You Don’t Support

    We’ve all seen it happen: A train wreck of a marriage, headed down a one-way track to Miseryville, with a small layover at Domestic Violence, USA. Whether it’s family, friends, or the librarian we’ve befriended in an effort to reverse...

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    Who The Flicka?: Sharon Rawlette

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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  • Complaints

    The Anatomy of a Garage Sale

    Since we’re officially into summer now, I figured it was a good time to revisit my thoughts on the garage sale. I don’t know how it is where you live, but it seems I can’t drive 100 feet without seeing...Read More
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  • World's Littlest Elvis Impersonator

    I came across this adorable video of a little girl, Ella, singing along to Elvis Presley. She sings with such passion and soul and it’s sure to put a smile on your face....

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    Sneaky Proposal

    We’ve seen a lot of creative marriage proposals, but having your girlfriend unknowingly plan her own is a first....

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