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What is going on at that German restaurant?

Mar 18, 2014
What is going on at that German restaurant?

Yesterday, I saw this article on Gawker about a local German restaurant who hosted a holiday party for a WWII re-enactment group. Aside from the fact that I don’t understand why there are WWII re-enactment groups, this group decorated the … Continue reading 

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Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

Mar 17, 2014
Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

I love my engagement ring. Granted, I never really wanted one because they are just a marketing ploy by diamond companies to sell diamonds. But the ring Paul gave me is so sparkly and it has a lot of meaning … Continue reading 

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This week…I’ve been repeating my mantra..and…it’s not really working.

This week…I’ve been repeating my mantra..and…it’s not really working.

  For the past few months, I’ve had a mantra. It’s very complicated. It goes like this: “All you have to do is get through March.” I knew this month was going to be a killer one. I’m teaching 5 classes: 3 at community colleges in 2 cities and 2 high school English classes...

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One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

Mar 16, 2014
One thing I love about being a Gen-Xer: MTV Generation

One of the best things about my generation is MTV. Remember when MTV played videos?  I think I started watching MTV in 1983…could have been 1982, but it’s a little fuzzy now.  I was probably 8 or 9 years old … Continue reading 

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Happy Pi Day!

Mar 13, 2014
Happy Pi Day!

Yes, you ready that correctly.  It’s March 14th and that means it’s Pi day. Don’t remember this mathematical constant? Dig deep in the recesses of your memory and bring up the geometry class in 9th grade (or whatever grade you … Continue reading 

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Dear Internet: I hate your “new study”

Dear Internet: I hate your “new study”

I sure love it when a “new study” hits the internet, particularly if it relates to some super-heated parenting topic. It’s just so fun. All of a sudden, all the people have new “evidence” to sling at the “other side.” All the humans now have “irrefutable proof” that they were, after all, right as...

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Momservations: Where are your children getting their sex education?

Mar 11, 2014
Momservations: Where are your children getting their sex education?

If you're looking for good, clean Young Adult fiction this is it.

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The Blue Muse
"Heartless, heartless Christmas witch"

Mar 10, 2014
"Heartless, heartless Christmas witch"

For once, an ultimatum worked. I told T: "If the tree doesn't comedown today, I'm going to leave it up all year and decorate for everyholiday until Christmas... Again." Last year, we enjoyed a tree forValentine's, St. Paddy's and Easter. We got to Cinc...

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Wedding Advice: 5 things no one tells you and neither will I

Mar 10, 2014
Wedding Advice: 5 things no one tells you and neither will I

Did my  crafty title suck you in?  Of course, it did.  It sounds like one of the plethora of Buzzfeed posts. Here’s the thing about planning weddings: They are stressful as fuck. It doesn’t matter if you are running off … Continue reading 

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What is Prize Candle?

What is Prize Candle?

Is it a candle given as a prize? No. Prize Candle is an aromatherapy candle with a prize inside it.  Remember when you were a kid and prizes came in cereal boxes?  This is way better. You burn your soy … Continue reading 

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