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Sarah Cottrell

7 Dumb Parenting Decisions That Seemed Like A Great Idea At The Time

I do not care what anyone tells you, no parent anywhere has an ever-loving clue what the hell he or she is doing at any given time. Decent parents will approach every decision they make with respectable intentions while crossing their fingers that the grand plan in their heads work out. READ MORE

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  • Angela Keck

    Individual Pot Pies – Perfect For Leftover Turkey!

    There is a local restaurant near us that makes the most delicious chicken pot pie, I order it every time we eat there! Last spring we ended up ordering dinner to-go from this restaurant, and of course, I ordered my usual chicken pot pie. Th...

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  • What The Flicka

    5 Valentines Day Must-Haves

      Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we here at What The Flicka have put together a little must-have list to prepare you for the holiday. From cocktails to crafts to DIY gifts, you’ll be all set!...

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    Leah Vidal

    One Ring To Rule Them All

    The digital clock on the nightstand read 3:43 am, as I awoke from a deep sleep to the sound of what could only be bad news.

    Phones ringing in the middle of the night don’t often carry with them the promise of anything good on the other end, especially when your spouse works the night shift. Still, I hesitated to answer it as I looked around the room as though looking through an old window covered in a thick, grimy film. Three rings, then four rings. READ MORE

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  • What The Flicka

    Cows Are Not Scary!

    Kids are scared of a LOT of things. Bugs, snakes, vaccuums, windshield wipers… But this one might just be a first!...

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  • Maureen Morin

    I’m Totally Coming Back As A Man In My Next Life

    I have a sad story to tell. I don’t know the statistics, but I’m guessing just about every woman with a vagina will suffer from the ailment of which I am about to speak of. I received a comment from an older woman. Her name is Marcie...

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  • Lessons

    The Different Types Of Neighbors You May Know

    Unless you live in the middle of nowhere, you probably have neighbors.* *If you live in the middle of nowhere, are you looking to sell to a brilliantly hilarious blogger? I’ve lived in many places over the years and have...Read More
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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Love Potion

    Cupid and arrows, pink and red, hearts and flowers… Valentine’s Day is just so frilly, I LOVE IT! In fact, I am endlessly bitter that I wasn’t a Valentine’s baby – I was born on the 12th. If only I had held out for 2 m...

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  • What The Flicka

    This “All About That Bass” Parody Will Make Every Mom Crack Up

    YouTube group Laughing Moms by Alisha Found Eden created a hilarious spoof of Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.” As busy moms who just don’t have time to keep their house clean (because really, who does?) they came up with “...

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    Carrie Wible

    Goodbye Boogieman, Hello Garbage Man

    My twins are 3 and some change now. This means double the fights, double the time outs, and double the questions. I like to answer their questions honestly, and am proud that they can say things like “centrifugal force”, “candy crush”, and “Valium”. READ MORE

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    Who The Flicka?: Jenny Kanevsky

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

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  • Elle Davis

    Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Cake

    This cake is eggless and it’s so much better than the box cakes. Trust me, I never thought I’d say that. A crispy layer forms on the top of the cake and it is oh so good! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups white sugar
 (turbinado sugar for Vegan) 3 ...

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    What The Flicka

    WTF: We’re Thankful For…

    We asked our contributors what they’re feeling thankful for this Thanksgiving and they were kind enough to share their answers with us, and you! Apparently a lot of us are thankful for wine. And coffee. Because how else would we manage? READ MORE

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  • Carrie Wible

    I Slept Through The Night

    When you’re parents of newborns, it doesn’t take long for sleep deprivation to set in.  If you’re lucky, you have a spouse that will share nighttime duties with you so you can get a few moments of shut-eye, but it’s really just nev...

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  • What The Flicka

    This Is Officially The Best Baby Laugh Ever

    If you’ve ever wanted to hear a laughing baby that sounds hilariously similar to a monkey, here is your chance!...

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    Jennifer Lizza

    A Time To Give Thanks

    It’s November and while I am not a big fan of Daylight Savings Time (please kids stop waking up an hour too early!!), the trees becoming completely bare, and the temperatures inevitably becoming cooler by the day; it is the month that brings my all-time favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Sure I am a fan of the all mighty Christmas season but there is just something about Thanksgiving that has always made me happy. READ MORE

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    I Still Get High on the Weekend

    Ahhhh…Saturday morning, up early and ready to go get my next fix before my family awakes. It will take me a half-hour before the high sets in so I quietly sneak out of the house, pizza from last night in my right hand and my cell phon...

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  • Elle Davis

    Guiltless Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

    Who says you can’t have your brownies and eat them too?! These brownies are delicious and they aren’t loaded with any oil or butter. It’s a perfect treat without all of the guilt. Dreams do come true, brownie lovers. Enjoy...

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