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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Swimming, Hiking, and Ducking Bombs in Israel

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Swimming, Hiking, and Ducking Bombs in Israel

I didn’t notice the air raid siren. Everyone else in our tour group was evacuating the pool area and heading inside to the hotel’s bomb shelter, but I was caught up in an “ice-breaker” conversation. My rabbi, dressed in her...Read More
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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Sock Threads and Rain Boots
Jenny Hills

Sacrificing My Sanity to Get Out of the House

“The threads”, yells Bug in a blood curdling scream.

“The threads, they’re hurting my toes!”

Here we are: another rainy day rushing out of the house and another fight with Bug over which socks are the most comfortable with his rain boots. Tomorrow it will be which socks go with his gym sneakers and I’ll get to hear “the threads, the threads” all over again. READ MORE

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  • Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

    Last week I ended one of the longest lasting relationships of my life. My family is in turmoil. My stomach is in knots. I feel like my world has been turned upside down. I struggle to fall asleep each night, and wake up every morning with a...

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  • Live The Life You’ve Always Imagined

    What The Flicka presents: Summer Book Club. Join us each week as we read through the Fifth Avenue Trilogy from Harlequin! We all have a story. Some of our stories glisten with love, optimism, and support. For others, the pages are worn and ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Why Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Warning: This post is Rated PG13 for containing colorful language, and may not be suitable for people who do not have a sense of humor. If this offends you, please read no further, I promise it won’t hurt my feelings

    Let’s be honest, as far as birthdays are concerned, after 21, it’s all downhill.

    I don’t mean to be so cynical about it, but it’s true. I mean, I have literally never in my life heard someone exclaim with joy, “Guess what guys, I turn 30 next week. I am SO excited!” have you? I didn’t think so. So yeah, that’s where I am in life, turning 30, the big 3-OH, or dirty 30, whatever they are calling it these days. READ MORE

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  • 4th of July DIY Party Ideas

    Ok, we’ve shared our favorite 4th of July activities for kids, recipes and cocktails…so what’s the last thing you need to make your Independence Day celebration complete? The decorations of course! We’ve put together...

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  • 5 Ingredients Pasta Sauce

    This is one of the best pasta sauces I’ve had and it’s all thanks to Sara. It only has 5 ingredients and is so easy to make. I think it took me more time to prep than it did to cook, which is why it’s one my favorites. Enjoy! Ingr...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Why Turning 30 Doesn't Have To Suck

    Turning 30 Doesn’t Have To Suck

    Warning: This post is Rated PG13 for containing colorful language, and may not be suitable for people who do not have a sense of humor. If this offends you, please read no further, I promise it won’t hurt my feelings

    Let’s be honest, as far as birthdays are concerned, after 21, it’s all downhill.

    I don’t mean to be so cynical about it, but it’s true. I mean, I have literally never in my life heard someone exclaim with joy, “Guess what guys, I turn 30 next week. I am SO excited!” have you? I didn’t think so. So yeah, that’s where I am in life, turning 30, the big 3-OH, or dirty 30, whatever they are calling it these days. READ MORE

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  • DIY Summer Nail Art

    Let the California palm tree inspire you this summer with this nail art video! ...

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  • Friday Etsy Find: Clever Onsies

    We love these hilarious onsies from Cute and Funny. We also like that with a bit of squeezing and stretching, these could turn into some wonderfully dark shirts for us moms! Just a suggestion... ...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - The Storm Of Modern Parenting

    The Storm Of Modern Day Parenting

    As we emerge from the torrent of weather storms this winter, I can’t help but take note that many of us parents have been caught up in a bigger, perhaps more destructive storm — that of modern day parenting....Read More
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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Little White Lies, Bluffs, and One Direction
    Kristen Daukas

    White Lies, Bluffs, and One Direction

    Remember the day when your kids were little and you could throw out little bluffs to them? You know the ones… “you keep your room clean for 2 weeks and you can get that puppy” or “if you don’t hit your brother the entire day, you can have 2 desserts”. You know they’ll never hit the mark, so it’s a pretty safe bet, right?

    You know it’s not right (especially while you’re teaching them not to tell stories) but we’ve all done it. The problem with this scenario is that kids get older and wiser at some point – they’re not going to only call your bluff but show that their hand is a full house when all you have is dead man walking.

    Case in point – my house last week. READ MORE

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