Category Archives: family life

This weekend my little Thing 2 got her first taste of the highs and heartaches of showbiz. Before I tell you about that though, let me bring you up to speed. Since the time both of them could toddle, my girls have been living-room performers – dressing up, creating bizarre and hilarious characters, singing, dancing, […]

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It was bound to happen. I tried, but I couldn’t stop it. It’s the last Friday of the summer. So to honor it and celebrate it (instead of screaming and kicking and throwing a wine-induced tantrum like I’d like to do), I’ve decided to devote this week’s edition of the Friday Faves to a collection […]

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Another week of August gone? Another week closer to school starting? Hooray! Crraaaap. I know I know…there’s still 3 good weeks left, but I also know they’ll fly by faster than the swimmers who have to swim with Lochte now that they know that he pees in the Olympic Pool.  In all honesty, though, it’s about this […]

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July is hands down the best month in Minnesota to be at the lake.  No, wait.  It’s August.August is hands down the best month in Minnesota to be at the lake.  No, wait. It’s July.Whatever…the point I’m trying to make is that it is now July…I’m at the lake…and I’m smack dab at the beginning […]

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Yep, that was us under the arrow. ….okay, maybe it was a little bit more than a ‘little thunder’, but when your terrified 11 year old + her equally terrified BFF are huddled together on the couch at 12:30 a.m. and you are trying to divert their attention away from the howling wind/booming thunder/hail stones […]

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So I got back from vacation 3 days ago and I’m still exhausted.  NYC is NOT the place to go for a relaxing vacation. Did you know there are muscles in your shins?  Neither did I until I walked about 15 miles in flip-flops for 3 days straight (and I know Husband is shaking his head […]

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I’d like to start out this week’s favorites by saying that 4 day weeks are my favorite. The End. Nah, but it’s true that as I sit here with a nice chilled glass of chardonnay by my side I can’t believe it’s time for another favorites list already because I actually had 2 – yes, […]

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So I thought you’d enjoy this story – Last night we had a 9:45 p.m. flight to Phoenix to attend my nephew’s wedding and had planned to leave the house by 7:00 so we could stop and pick up sandwiches on the way and leave enough time to stop at the Delta Sky Lounge for […]

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This week I’ve had a cold off and on and have felt totally sleep deprived and like I need to nap constantly (which I kind of have). I can’t shake it. I even got some B-12 gummies in an attempt to boost my energy (I can’t take grown-up vitamins because they make me severely nauseous. […]

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