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Dryco Restoration Services: Magic for Your Home {Sponsored Post}

A big thanks to Dryco Restoration Services for sponsoring the following post and giveaway.   It’s (finally!) early spring which means I start to get The Itch. Completely absent the rest of year, the sudden need to scrub, sanitize, organize, and purge my home of dirt, grime, broken toys, stubby crayons, and a million and […]

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Table of Misery, Party of Four

 There we were, speaking in hushed but hostile tones to each other through clenched teeth, our heads ducked on either side of the Jeep’s frame as we fumbled with our respective child car seat straps. Our little girls shifted uncomfortably as we buckled them into their chairs, taking their cues from us and remaining–for once–completely […]

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Ditching the Dark Side: How to Find Joy on Cold Winter Days

My 5-year old daughter’s widening vocabulary astounds me. She’s inventive and witty with her words. She quickly picks up on catch phrases and idioms to test them out in conversation, often with a high rate of success. And it’s with much pride that I tell you she understands the fundamental nature of puns and seeks […]

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In Defense of Decking the Halls

The holidays are my thing. Come November 1st, I’m the obnoxious lady humming Christmas carols and browsing Target for a fancy new tree skirt (okay, it’s Target so I’ll amend: a moderately fancy, yet affordable, new tree skirt) as onlookers stare in contempt, nursing their sugar crash hangovers from binge candy eating the night before. […]

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