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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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    Christmas Jammies

    Tis the season to dress the entire family in matching pajamas and make a rap video about how cool they are! That’s exactly what this holly jolly family did and seriously, it’s so great! We can’t pick a favorite but it’s definite...

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  • Sherice Torres

    How to De-Crazy Your Week

    The work week can be a bitch. Between the evening commute, cranky kids, pets demanding attention (feed me! walk me! love me!), it can all add up to one massive emotional meltdown. So, what’s a busy mama to do? Here are a few tips to help ...

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  • Confessions

    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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    Top 5 Summer Cocktails

    The best part about summer is that your kids’ bedtimes happen while it’s still light out, letting you kick back on the porch with a drink in your hand while you watch the sunset. That is, until someone decides to get up to ask ...

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  • Jody Madala

    Shiver Me Tinder: 3 Important Tips To Consider Before Swiping Right

    Maybe a newer version of online dating will be the trick! I still don’t have the swipe left, swipe right thing down for Tinder. But no need. Just a careful click of the “i“, a quick scroll through some pictures and maybe a minute t...

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  • Confessions

    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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    Pretty Sure We Shouldn’t Be Laughing At This

    Okay, we might feel a little guilty for giggling but the baby is fine! Dogs and babies never cease being the best combination ever....

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  • Julia Arnold

    The Best Toys To Grow With Your Toddler

    Many toys seem to come and go in our house, but it is so nice when I see my kids (now 4 and almost 2) continue to play with certain toys months– or even years– after they first receive them.  I love it even more if both of my...

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  • Confessions

    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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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Hump Day Cocktail: Dark Magic Punch

    I found this punch recipe online while looking for spooky cocktails and it sounded delicious, if not dangerous. I changed it just a bit to suit my style but have included possible substitutions. Ingredients: 2 liter bot...

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    WTF? – Sex And Parenting

    This week, Felicity Huffman asks about sex and parenting—how do you find time to have sex when you’re so busy being a parent?! And do you find it especially challenging when your kids are babies?...

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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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    Friday Etsy Find: Baby Mickey Mouse Costume!

    This is one of the cutest Halloween costumes we've seen! Plus, the model is pretty fabulous, don't you agree? We love that websites...

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    Your Inner Mom Voice Will Be Ready To Shout “I TOLD YOU SO”

    This kid looks like he learned an unintentional lesson about using things in the way they were intended! Whoops. ...

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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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    How I Met My Husband

    When my kids were little, they used to love hearing the story of how my husband and I met. I told them we were in kindergarten and we were having lunch in the sandbox. Instead of pulling my hair to get my attention, he dropped my peanut but...

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    Baby Oliver Has Many Emotions

    Either this baby is experiencing every emotion known to man as he wakes up from his nap, or he’s pooping....

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