Category Archives: Marriage

Oy! My Aching Walking Dead!

The past two days I’ve used a lot of spoons. After months and months of pinning, I was finally able to cross a bunch of recipes off my Pinterest to-try list. I made a *turmeric face mask, *detoxifying deodorant, *Egyptian … Continue reading

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Laughing At Spilled Milk: Hunting for Hardwoods

For eleven years (as long as we have lived in our house), Troy and I dreamed of replacing the stain magnet carpeting with hardwood floors.  While most people in our comfortably middle class neighborhood would have long ago whipped out … Continue reading

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Laughing At Spilled Milk: Romantic Valentine’s Days and other Legends

“All of my friends put down Valentine’s Day.  They say it’s a made up holiday for greeting card companies to make money and so it’s stupid.  Deep down we all know they are devaluing to avoid disappointment.  But I want … Continue reading

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Laughing At Spilled Milk: I Am My Own Grandma

My dad is married to my mother-in-law. Let that sink in a moment. Picture this: it’s 1989 and I’m seeing a man who can only be described as my dream guy.  Compatible life goals, personality, red hair – the complete … Continue reading

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Dear Me, about PMS…

“Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself.” – Rosanne Barr Dear Me, PMS is viewed as the bane of the existence of most every woman … Continue reading

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Dear Me, About Your Lack of Planning

Dear Me, OK, Johnathan graduated from High School.  This is the third consecutive year a kid of ours has done this. It’s painful, heart wrenching stuff to have a much loved child fly from the nest every year.  I’m in … Continue reading

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Dear Me, About Mother’s Day

Dear Me, Remember when you were pregnant with Timothy and your first Mother’s Day rolled around and you asked Troy what he was going to do for you to celebrate and he looked at you all confused and said, “What … Continue reading

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Dear Me, About Marital Spats…

“I got in an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent.  That’s a bad place for an argument because I tried to walk out, and had to slam the flap.” – Mitch Hedberg Dear Me, OK, I realize that … Continue reading

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Dear Me, About Your Guy …

“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce.  The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.”  – Robert Anderson Dear Me, Your husband loves you.  Really, he does. He sucks as … Continue reading

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