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It’s only been two days since we left Mini-Me at college, and the care package already arrived. How I know this is because of the ALL CAPS text I received this morning, “OMG, THANK YOU SOOO MUCH! I LOVE IT! YOU’RE THE BEST!” I won’t argue there. In addition to phone calls and texting, sending […]

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Music has a way of moving me and bringing back the most heartfelt memories, much like taste and smell. The scent of Coppertone takes me back to when I was a child. (Best. Smell. Ever.) Some butter-cream frostings have the same affect on me too. Anyone familiar with Hansen’s Cakes in L.A. knows what I’m […]

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Bathing suit shopping isn’t for the faint of heart. It involves nudity, bad lighting, and the awareness of your every flaw. Unless you plan on sitting on the sidelines in your caftan or muumuu while others are splashing in the cool waters, you will need to take the plunge (sorry, couldn’t resist!) and hit the […]

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Looking for some slow sexy tunes to put you in a romantic mood? Or just need to hear some soft smooth sounds to gently de-stress your tired, frazzled mom brain? 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 […]

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Like every family we have our rituals. The summer is no exception. Just about every 4th of July we go to Sin City for fun and fireworks. That’s right. Las Vegas, Baby! We’ve been going since the kids were in preschool. Now I know, Las Vegas might be the last place you’d think to take […]

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As the baby of three, I grew up watching my older brother and sister hop on the big yellow bus for day camp almost every summer morning, right outside our front gate. Mom would blow them a kiss and yell with a cheerful smile, “Watch out for the bees!”, while I waved excitedly and smushed […]

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