How to Not Gross People Out at a Potluck

5 Ways to Be a Good Potluck Dinner Guest Potlucks are a very popular way for church and school groups or large offices to throw a celebration with lots of food. It keeps costs down and you get a huge variety of […]

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6 Quotes that Explain the Truth About All Relationships

Relationships Are Hard Work Unless you’re a hermit and never see another human being, you are involved in relationships to some degree and they’re not always easy to navigate. Whether it’s a marriage, dating, friendships, professional, or just the people you deal […]

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How Much Does Your Stress Weigh?

We’re a stressed out group of people, aren’t we? We stress over the kids, the marriage, the job, the money, the bills, the car. The only thing we don’t stress about is stress itself.  My Grandfather’s wife sent this via email today […]

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The 5 New Most Annoying People on Facebook

Do You Recognize these Annoying People on Facebook? The longer Facebook is around, the more annoying people get. It used to be that it was game requests and poking (still…does ANYONE know what that really meant?!) were the most annoying things to […]

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7 Excuses to Use When You Need a Mental Day

It’s raining here and I’m not sure about you, but between the post-sugar crash from Halloween and just an over all busy weekend, I’ve been eyeing my bed all day. Now that I’m snuggled up in it watching The Good Wife (OMG […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Being Sixteen and Loving Summer

#WordlessWednesday Remember being 16 during the summer? Maybe you had a job (I did.. American Express NROC!!!), maybe you didn’t but the one thing you most likely did have was your license. Was there a better freedom than being able to go […]

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You Just Turned 46 and What Happened?

Turning 40 was no big deal for me. As a matter of fact, I was actually pretty stoked for it. In my mind I had gotten to the age where I really and truly didn’t care what people thought of me and […]

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Little Mama, The Contest Queen – Take 2

I will never forget the first time my mom won her first “big” prize. And by big, I mean it wasn’t being the 10th caller for a pair of tickets to Olympic History on Ice. I was living in Chicago at the […]

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5 on Friday: More Random Thoughts than the NFL has Balls

If you’re used to seeing this post load up at 6-something in the morning, I have bad news for you. It ain’t gonna happen. Why? Because it’s 10:15 and I’ve been watching Sons of Anarchy and thinking that I would make an […]

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What Happens When You Send a Teenager to Return Something?

The Rooster and the  kids always try to stock my shelves with lotion and shower gel at Christmas time. And either my skin is really dry and Steve’s trying to tell me something or he forgot to do inventory before he left, […]

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