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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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    DIY at Home: Sunburn Relief

    Be proactive this summer!  Take advantage of home remedies with this DIY project....

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    DIY: Easy Face Contouring

    We love this amazing tutorial on contouring! If you’re like us and the idea of attempting to contour your face sounds so difficult you want to cry, you need this video. ...

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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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    Photographer Shoots Family Portraits That Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

    Family portraits are usually meant to be idealized representation of families, with nice clothes, pleasant smiles, and beautiful backdrops. The portraits in “Best Case Scenario” are different. In each of the images in the project, lifes...

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  • Beka Shane Denter

    A Broken Bond

    I haven’t seen my father in over ten years. Our relationship is best described as being broken. I miss him terribly and I’m equally responsible for this sad state we’ve come to. After years of back and forth, I think we’ve both deci...

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    Elise Free

    It Was Something To Be Missed

    Our neighbors just had a baby. I can hear him downstairs crying like a cat mews – that frantic, breathless song. It brings me back to almost four years ago when Addie chirped and mewed, cooed and gurgled, clucked and purred. Oh how I miss those baby sounds. READ MORE

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    Too Much Emotion

    We’ve actually lost count of how many times we’ve watched this video. Slow songs are VERY emotional, okay? This little girl crying while listening to her parents’ wedding song is our new favorite, forever....

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    Kid Shows How To Parallel Park

    Parallel parking—for many of us, it’s one of the most annoying parts about driving! But this kid’s got it down pat. Check him out as he cruises right into his spot with the greatest of ease…making all of the adults aroun...

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  • Confessions

    Top 5 Reasons I Will Cut You

    Have you seen the shower scene in Psycho? Yes, that would be me, headed toward my husband with a big, shiny knife; preferably sharp. For as long as I can remember, I’ve told Andy (the infamous husband) that I would...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    I Would Do Anything For Love, But I Won’t Do That

    When my hubby was stationed in San Diego several years ago, our mail lady gave me a book for a Christmas gift, which I thought was sweet. Then I opened it and found it was a book with ways to spoil your husband that was originally written i...

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  • Elle Davis

    Simple Whipped Body Butter

    This whipped body butter looks good enough to eat and the smell is divine. There are many different recipes out there for body butter but I made up this recipe on the fly. It only has 3 ingredients: coconut oil, avocado oil, and vanilla ess...

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  • Confessions

    She Doesn’t Pity Me. She Gets It.

    I recently became friends with a mother on my daughter’s cheerleading squad. There was an instant affinity between us, though we had little enough in common. She’s the mother of five; I have two. She works full time; I stay...Read More
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  • Elle Davis

    Fast and Easy Salmon With Brown Sugar Chili Powder Rub

    I came across this recipe a few weeks ago and have made it for my husband and I twice already. It’s so easy as well as fast and delicious. I had never cooked fish before this but it was much easier than I thought. I only got 2 salmon stea...

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  • Elizabeth Jayne Liu

    Moving Forward, Ten Minutes at a Time

    I have a lot of half-finished projects around my house. Some have been there for days. Okay, I’ll drop the act- some have been there for months. Each project starts with good intentions. Then, I get overwhelmed by the enormity of the task...

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    The Great Pie Lie

    A lot of events led up to that very moment. Standing in line at Publix, watching  two pecan pies cruise down the conveyor belt in bubbly plastic containers. No self-respecting southerner can show up to Christmas without a pie! I was grasping...Read More
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    Rainbow Loom Pencil Charm

    Here you go! Get started on making your own. ...

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  • Elle Davis

    Pumpkin Cheesecake Cobbler

    Promise not to tell anyone? I’m not a huge pumpkin fan. I like it but I don’t go wild for it. I think I’m the only person that doesn’t go crazy for everything pumpkin this time of year. With that being said, I would ...

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