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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Post-Adoption Bitterness

Post-Adoption Bitterness

How many times have you heard someone say admiringly “girlfriend is totally rocking that angry, bitter thing?” How ‘bout never? Lately, I’ve recognized bitterness in myself. It feels funny, like shoes that don’t fit but that I’m wearing anyway. I...Read More
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  • Recall Alert!

    It’s hard to keep up with your child, let alone to stay on top of the latest product recalls. To help you out we put together a list of items that have been recalled this month....

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  • Date Night: Italian White Bean and Tuna Salad

    First, let me admit something. When I decided to call this a “Date Night” salad, I was being sarcastic. Kind of. You see, I have this rule about eating garlic and onions, especially raw garlic and onions. That rule is: only eat it with ...

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    Watching Television With My Husband… Always An Adventure!

    If it weren’t for my husband’s need to hold a clicker and constantly bounce around channels we would have long ago cut the cable cord and watched television programming strictly through a service like Netflix or Hulu. As it is,...Read More
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    Helen Mitternight

    What The Hell Happened To You?

    My bed is next to my closet and the doors of the closet are all mirrors. So, nearly every morning, I wake up and the first thing I see is my own reflection. And let me tell you, it’s a sobering way to start the day.

    Now, to be sure, there are some days that I see my reflection and my eyes are all full of sleep and haze and I think, “Damn. Look how cute I am!”

    But most days, I see my cheeks sagging pillow-ward, my breasts sliding precipitously into the mattress, and my stomach (when I’ve kicked off the covers) looking like dough that’s risen past the confines of the pan. And I think, “Damn! What the hell happened to you?” READ MORE

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  • This Kid is Hysterical Because He's Too Small To Be The Governor of New Jersey

    When we were all toddlers, we wanted to be the president. But this crying boy’s dream is to be the Governor of New Jersey....

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  • I’m Done Biting My Tongue

    I’m done biting my tongue. I’m done letting people around me hurt me or those I love without having my say about it. I’m done watching people who are supposed to have my best interests at heart, or who are supposed to love and suppor...

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    I Could Never (Ever) Be A Stay-At-Home Mom: But… I am.

    I used to work.

    Nope, scratch that, I still work (it’s just not in an office anymore, but more on that later).

    What I mean is, I used to have a typical 7:30am-4pm J-O-B, the kind that included an actual paycheck and benefits. I was your typical “working mother”. Waking up at 5am while the baby still slept so I could sneak in a shower. Waking her up from dreamland, nursing her before getting her dressed for daycare, gulping down my morning cup of coffee whilst semi-watching the news on CNN. No matter how early I woke up, I inevitably always felt rushed leaving the house with my to-do list dancing around in my brain: Did I grab my purse? Did I make enough bottles? Did I leave the garage door open? Shit, I left my coffee on the counter. READ MORE

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  • Quick & Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette Pasta Salad

    With summer quickly winding down, we had an urge to do a barbecue over the weekend. Not all of the kids could make it, but we had a great time nonetheless. As always, one of my mainstay recipes is this Quick and Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette P...

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  • A Day On The Set Of Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted!

    Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted is almost here. It was almost a year ago that I got the fabulous opportunity to visit the set of upcoming Disney Muppets.. If you haven’t heard about this movie, it takes the entire Muppets gang on a global ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Parenting Fails
    Jill Robbins

    Two Random Parenting Fails

    I think we’re good parents most of them time, great parents some of the time. But other times, we just suck. Here are two examples of our less than shining moments in parenthood. Keepin’ it real. READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka on Divorce

    A.C.O.D. is a dramedy that takes a humorous look at dysfunctional families and what it means to be an adult child of divorce.  The film follows Carter, a seemingly well-adjusted Adult Child of Divorce who appears to have survived the ma...

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  • The Georgia Peach Martini

    I am all about the coconut rum lately. All. About. It. When I found this recipe on Pinterest, I knew I had to try it and trust me, it does not disappoint. Also? What did we EVER do before Pinterest??? Were we all a bunch of lost souls? Anyw...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Goodbye Summer

    Goodbye Summer (the season, not the person)

    Dear Summer,

    You are my favorite season of the year, and I’m sad to see you go. I keep trying to convince you to stay, but apparently I “repulse you in swimwear.” Whatever. I still love you because you give me an excuse to wear flowy dresses that hide my stomach fat.

    Not only do they hide bulges, the dresses allow me to get away with not wearing Spanx, which makes me more pleasant to others. I’m far happier when I’m not scratching my crotch every five seconds and whining that my ribs are breaking from the force of nylon. Thanks for that. READ MORE

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  • RECIPES: Pepper-Melon Honey Cocktail

    An intoxicating blend of sweet and spicy, the Pepper-Melon honey cocktail is a perfect kick to start your summer!...

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  • Cotton Soft Japanese Cheesecake

    This amazing recipe from Sprinkle Bakes has been sitting on my office desk for the past few months. The reason? It seemed intimidating. I like things easy and found that while it wasn’t easy peasy (to me at least), it was still someth...

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