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Mother’s Day 2013: Pancakes on the ceiling and other stories

Once again it’s that special time of year when we celebrate the moms in our lives – Mother’s Day. Whether you’re the lucky recipient of breakfast in bed (and the unlucky recipient of the messy kitchen that helped create it) or going out and braving the crowds for a delicious, expensive brunch of a place […]

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Why Moms Would Make Great Bond Girls

Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig. I’ve been besotted by them ever since I heard them purr, “Bond. James Bond.” I’m a sucker for men with British accents. And men who look good in tuxedos. What’s not to like? Bonds are like wild, exotic animals. Elusive, dangerous, powerful, elegant…sexy. One kiss from them […]

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How I Met My Husband: When Love Is Meant To Be

When my kids were little, they used to love hearing the story of how my husband and I met. I told them we were in kindergarten and we were having lunch in the sandbox. Instead of pulling my hair to get my attention, he dropped my peanut butter and jelly sandwich into the sand. Our […]

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10 Songs That Will Put You In A Relaxed Mood

Looking for some new tunes to put you in a relaxing vacation mood? Look no further. Here’s my list of music that soothes my soul. Any one of these songs instantly puts me in vacation mode and melts the stress away. I can almost smell the ocean breeze and feel the gentle ocean lapping at […]

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21 Things I Learned From My Dad

Father’s Day is always a little bittersweet for me. A holiday that reminds me of what I no longer have and everything I have missed over the last thirty years, and yet it is filled with great joy, excitement and the making of new memories now that we have children of our own. I love […]

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My First Crush

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I decided to take a walk down memory lane and pass a note (ah, write a letter) to my very first crush.  It was a special time in the world. He was blond, it was 3rd grade and you could still find Scooterpies in the market. Dear Crush, I’m […]

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