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Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party

Green Doors Can Heal You

Anna goes back to college tomorrow and this week I've been sad about her leaving. By the end of next week, I will be good but this week is tough. My friend Rita said it best when she said, "it's like a long, slow breakup." It is like the first year she went away all… Continue reading Green Doors Can Heal You

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Blogging, Humor, Link Party, Menopause

I Will Create a Vision Board, Dammit

Last spring, I was a better version of myself. I read a book about being a badass, and then I felt like I was a badass because of said badass book. Because of all of this badassery, I was going to make a vision board. Don't know what a vision board is? You are not… Continue reading I Will Create a Vision Board, Dammit

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Food, Humor, Link Party

Dessert Quesadillas Because Stress

When I have a stressful week, I eat my feelings. Which works well for you because that means I will end up making a recipe and sharing it. One morning I was packing Ella's lunch and made her sandwich on a flour tortilla instead of her usual bread to shake things up a bit. I… Continue reading Dessert Quesadillas Because Stress

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Christmas, Holidays, Link Party

Why I’m Not Sending Everyone a Christmas Card This Year

I feel like that title smells a lot like clickbait. Don't know what clickbait is? It's when a title sucks you into clicking on a link but it really isn't about what the title led you to believe. Here's an example: TITLE- She Thought She Was Getting a Surprise Visit from Santa But Wait Until… Continue reading Why I’m Not Sending Everyone a Christmas Card This Year

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Humor, Life, Link Party, Menopause, Music

Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

First published November 20th, 2017 For the past ten years I've been going through perimenopause. Just kidding, it's only been two years. It just feels like ten years. Because the symptoms of perimenopause are SUCKING MY SOUL RIGHT OUT OF MY BODY. There are 34 symptoms of menopause, according to the website 34 Menopause Symptoms… Continue reading Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

Food, Humor, Link Party

Dill Pickle and Ham Dip is the Best Thing Since Dill Pickle and Ham Dip

¬† I enjoy eating. This should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me. But I LOVE¬†appetizers. I want to have a long, sordid, and steamy threesome with Reuben egg rolls, guacamole, and queso. And maybe a paltry affair on the side with some cheese fries topped with bacon and sour cream. I'm sorry,… Continue reading Dill Pickle and Ham Dip is the Best Thing Since Dill Pickle and Ham Dip