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Clooney. ‘Nuff said.

As I was just clicking through the Photos of the Day on People.com (it’s what I often do instead of folding laundry) I came across a a photo of George Clooney (who is so in my top 5) along with this headline:Clooney: The Way You Want HimUmm…I’m not sure the way I want him is fit…

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Dick who??

I might have mentioned that I’m a weekly People Magazine reader and faithful subscriber. Have been for years. Love it, look forward to it, believe it to be the WORD and do not consider it a tabloid by any means. I didn’t get a chance to read it on Friday (the day it always gets…

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Weekly favorites – chock full of Nutella goodness

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.…

How my Husband keeps me up at night

How my Husband keeps me up at night

Husband is a little concerned he’s becoming my blog’s ‘foil’. I can’t imagine why he feels that way.  I mean, think I’ve made it pretty clear that I adore that man. (exhibit A). And it’s a damn good thing I do.   If there’s one thing I love better than Target, John Hughes movies and…

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Weekly favorites – sick girl edition

I’m stuck at home for the 2nd day with a mucky, gunky, nose-blowing honking, coughing-coughing- coughing, hasn’t-slept-in-2-nights, Thing 2.  I feel so bad for her. And all right, I’ll admit it, me.  I’ve tried to sleep through the incessant coughing (I sleepily yell, “you ok??, praying that she’ll say “yes” so I don’t have to actually…

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Weekly favorites – Spring Break edition

I realize I’ve been negligent in my lists of weekly favorites lately (Boy Bands certainly qualify, airplane rides and tornado warnings certainly do not) because we were on our spring break vacation to both Scottsdale and Sedona.  We had a really great time visiting relatives and friends (and, as I hope is the case with all of…

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Tornadoed in

Extreme weather makes me extremely nervous. Call me crazy, but I’m not a real fan of blizzards and tornadoes. And living in Minnestoa we get our fair share of severe weather. Severe snow, severe cold, severe humidity, severe mosquitoes (don’t even try to tell us Minnesotans that’s not a real weather event. Come visit us…

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Come fly with me…(I dare you)

I’m not a fan of flying. At all. There’s not much I like about any part of it except (obviously) the fact that it gets me to a destination that I must want to go to badly enough to endure the hours of being trapped and jostled and hurtled through the sky at alarming height…

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Sleepless in Scottsdale

There are lots of things I love about being on vacation with my family, and I look so forward to all of our fun adventures, but swear to god sleeping in one hotel room with those 3 is like being sentenced to death by sleep deprivation.  It’s nothing new. It happens every time, I just…

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Weekly favorites (…or scenes from my birthday)

I’m a couple of days late posting favorites this week, which I’m quite certain has thrown off your whole weekend, but I’ve been surprisingly busy, and besides, there is really only one favorite this week: 1. MY BIRTHDAY!! – My birthday has always been my favorite holiday (don’t even try to tell me it isn’t considered…

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Dear me…

I’m a firm believer that you are only as old as you feel, and that the number that is your age doesn’t really mean anything unless you want to drive a car, buy some beer or get a discount on show tickets.  I love this saying –  “How old would you be if you didn’t…

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Weekly favorites 2

It’s officially mid-March which officially means that I’ve survived yet another e-n-d-l-e-s-s Minnesota winter and can see the light gleaming and beckoning to me from the end of the tunnel! I know you’re taunting me, light, because you know that we will surely get at least one more snow, but still, I see you and…