It’s Time for a Face-Cation

Call it a Face-cation or a Face-break… whatever you want to call it, I’m taking it. And unlike a lot of the dramatic Debbie’s out there, I’m not making a grand announcement via a status update on my personal account.  No “I’m […]

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The Difference Between Wanting and Expecting

Running the shuttle yesterday, Mackenzie and I drove thru one of the older neighborhoods in our area. You know the ones – with the big, old, huge estates that the people who built the towns used to live in. The houses that […]

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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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Paula Deen and the Curse of Social Media

I thought 30 seconds about writing this post. There are a lot of people angry with Paula Deen right now and for the most part, they have a right to be. But before you fry the woman in butter, let’s talk about […]

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Daughters = Divorce?

I heard an interesting statistic this morning. Couples who have daughters have a higher percentage of divorce rate than those with sons. I have three daughters which, according to this statistic, makes me 10% more likely to get divorced. This is on […]

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On Being a Ginger

Thanks to Gilligan’s Island, women have been classified as being either a “Ginger” or a “MaryAnn” for years. Neither one is bad… they’re just different. M came home a couple of months ago and I could tell something was bothering her. In […]

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What *I* would teach at Cotillion

I returned from a conference yesterday and was reminded of the moment back in May where I (apparently) lost my senses and agreed to let my 11 year old attend Cotillion classes.

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