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Jill Robbins

11 Things That Are On My Midlife Bucket List

I’m not going to live forever. You might be reading this and thinking “duh” but those six words are hard to type. Like many people, I don’t like to think about my own mortality. It’s funny how we’re so reluctant to think about death because nobody lives forever…unless you’re a Cullen.

The hubs and I just bought a new mattress. It’s the memory foam kind that comes with a 40 year warranty. Forty years. I’m 48. By the time I need a new mattress, I’ll be pushing 90 and most people would see that as a good run. READ MORE

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10 Things We Still Love As Adults (That We Probably Shouldn’t)

The day you become a mom is the day that you  transition into becoming a bona fide adult. We’re supposed to embrace responsibility and let go of the things that kept us mired in our own childhoods. But those things...Read More
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    We Said Yes

    WE did it. The unthinkable. We decided to go to see Elmo Makes Music. There were a hundred reasons to say “No”: Our two year old son isn’t the biggest fan of “the Street” to begin with. We just had a new baby too – and our k...

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  • Elle Davis

    A Chocolatey Introduction To Raw Food: Choco Chip Bites

    I love food and like to try different things so I decided to dive into raw food. I wasn’t really sure what to expect and my husband thought I was off my rocker....

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    8 Reasons Costco Is Heaven

    Hey, you know that song from “Frozen” that starts with “do you wanna build a snowman?” Of course you do. Oh…song stuck in your head? Sorry. Welcome to my world. Around my house, we sing “do you wanna go to...Read More
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  • Erin K Moffat

    Things Children Do That Would Be Weird If Adults Did Them

    Wait, everyone doesn’t still color on the table and try to paint their face to look like lions?...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Tastebook Giveaway

    I love cookbooks and I love compiling recipes from everyone and everywhere. I write them on scraps of paper in friends’ kitchens, I grab them from the Internet, I sit in the hair and makeup chair scribbling recipes on scripts while people...

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    Aging In The Fast Lane

    I was born pretty. (At least by my grandfather’s standards). He told me so, every time I saw him, and I believed him. My mother and father were beautiful. A beautiful couple. They bred well. My sister is a knock-out....Read More
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  • Allison Goines

    Working Full Time AND Home Schooling

    I recently took a full-time job outside of the home. Our family decided to continue home schooling, although neither my husband nor I would be home during the day....

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  • What The Flicka

    A Mom Hilariously Documents The Brutally Honest Things Her Four Year Old Says To Her

    This is a pretty accurate look at life as a mom of a kid with no filter....

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    The Game Your Mother Warned You About

    “…but I love it,” you whisper quietly, head bowed, hands folded in your lap, while a single tear runs down your nose....Read More
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    The Lie Detective Strikes Again!

    If you missed the last “Lie Detective” video we featured for MommyTube, it’s basically where Jimmy Kimmel puts kids in the hot seat and questions them about life stuff. Important things—like boyfriends, nose-picking, etc...

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  • Danielle Herzog

    Writing A Book is Like Having Your First Baby

      If you have been reading the blog for awhile, you know that I’m in the process of writing a book. I was recently part of the anthology called The Mother of All Meltdowns, but even before that, I had started to write a memoir about...

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  • Confessions

    Head Bitch Of The PTA

    2015 could be my year to rule. I’m picturing myself on the campaign trail. I’m super good at kissing babies and making up bullshit, so I’m in there, right? I’m already writing my acceptance speech and picking out my outfit...Read More
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  • Kimberly Snyder

    How Travel Is Nutrition For My Soul… And Finding Your Soul Food

    Certainly not everyone would want to be on the road for weeks at a time–or years for that matter, as I have done in the past. It might be some peoples’ worst nightmare! Yet for me, traveling is something that is an important source of n...

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    Puppy Kisses

    Ahh, one of our favorite combos – babies and puppies! We’re a little grossed out by the tongue action going on here, but we’ll let it slide because it’s so cute!...

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