Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

Thanksgiving

*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   I didn’t want to let a Thanksgiving go by without another of my annual Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters.    The best meal ever, hands down. It’s Read More …

Message to a Fractured Nation

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The current state of our world makes it hard for someone who writes a (mostly) humor blog. The recent violence in our nation, coupled with the constant barrage of every new way our presidential candidates are embarrassing us in front Read More …

Our 10-Day Detox: The Results

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If you’re a regular follower of my blog, then you already know I recently did a 10-day detox with my husband and daughter. (You can also read about it here on HuffPo.) For this particular detox plan, we gave up gluten, Read More …

A 10-Day Detox and Other Ways to Hate Yourself

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I’m always the first person to sign up for some kind of detox or cleanse diet. I love the idea of recharging our bodies, re-setting our immune systems, and purging toxins. I especially like the idea of losing a few pounds Read More …

On My Birthday, 41 Things You Ought to Know

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It’s my birthday, and I’m a big fan of doing whatever you want on your birthday. So, I’m not going to be blogging about simplifying, minimalism, organizing, and not keeping up with the Jones’ today. Today I am 41 years Read More …

9 Ways To Make Spending Christmas With Family Truly Magical

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In case you missed my incredibly helpful post about how to have a stress-free Thanksgiving, I thought I’d provide a new one for all of the festivities you’ll be partaking in throughout the rest of this month and into the new Read More …

Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

Thanksgiving

Image: “Roasted American Turkey (6408110873)” by Ralph Daily from Birmingham, United States – Roasted American Turkey. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons –  *this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   Thanksgiving Day is here! Read More …

A Thanksgiving Recipe You Won’t Want to Miss

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Image: “Pumpkin stem” by Benjamin D. Esham / Wikimedia Commons.   *this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated I shared this recipe on my blog last fall, but it’s just too good not to pass on again. Read More …

Five Ways to Shake Up Date Night in Your 40’s

Date Night

  *this post contains affiliate links for which I could be paid Date night just isn’t the same as it was when you were younger and first dating your spouse. And that’s okay. We do, however, still enjoy date night, Read More …

The Truth About Family Vacation Photos

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*This post contains affiliate links for which I could receive commission.   I’m horrible at family vacation photos. Really at photos of any kind, but especially those that are intended to capture the loveliest of family memories. Mainly because these Read More …