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The Rise of the Mommy Martyr

April 16, 2014

It’s been happening for years now. This mythical pedestal we have put the perfect mom on. We all see her differently. Either we aspire to be like her or we violently revolt against her. Putting her there to lash out against it. It’s weird. We see the moms with their pennants at birthday parties and […]

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21 Day Fix: Week 1 Complete

April 14, 2014

So I started a exercise program. I announced this in grand fashion by taking a photo of my muffin top in the bathroom mirror during bathtime for the boys and now on here. Exhibit A   I stopped working out regularly last summer due to a work crunch and the post-crunch “Treat yoself” mantra I […]

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Random Ramblings

March 21, 2014

I can’t really put together a thought provoking post in the little pockets of time I have so I figured I would just give you the cliff notes version of my thoughts. Spring keeps coming in random days and teasing us. We have been playing outside so much and we just love it. Our driveway […]

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Happy Pi Day: {Cherie Berry Pie Recipe}

March 14, 2014

Happy Pi day, you! Not nerdy as me? Today is 3/14…ya know…like the fun symbol you used in high school? Well we kinda go all out at work. Today there is a pie baking contest, free pie in the cafe, 3.14 mile runs and even a contest to see who knows the most decimals places. […]

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Running Songs of the Week: Week 4

February 7, 2014

Well I have the Krispy Kreme Challenge tomorrow. I ran Sunday in my neighborhood for the first REAL time. It was beautiful and I couldn’t pass it up. I set out to explore the streets. I found that is smaller than I thought. I went out from the house with the intent that I couldn’t cop […]

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Another Post About Birth Control {with GIFs!}

February 4, 2014

WARNING: More talk of lady stuff. Men? I suggest you look elsewhere. If your lady is in the market for birth control options, just forward the link. But if you want something to read, here is a post about Percy in a different context.  The Backstory (with pictures!) It’s been almost a year since the […]

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Running Songs of the Week: Week 1

January 17, 2014

So guess what? I started running again. Even more amazing, I am not blasting my runs all over social media. GASP {Did they really happen?} But it just happened that I came back in January. It wasn’t a resolution to lose weight or whatever. It was just timing. I started running early fall again and […]

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That Time I Made a Bolo Tie Out of Office Supplies

January 10, 2014

Did you hear? Today is Bolo Tie Friday. For you non-football people, Phillip Rivers has worn a bolo tie at the last several away games for the San Diego Chargers. They have won every time. They are in the playoffs and play this weekend. So Chargers’ fans have designated today Bolo Tie Friday. Backstory: I […]

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Our 2013

December 25, 2013

On Christmas Eve Eve, I had the brilliant idea that I should make a year in review video. You know…when you just have NOTHING else to do. Idiot. But I have to say I pretty much pulled this together in a few hours to share with the family on Christmas. So here is our year…through […]

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Grinds My Gears

December 12, 2013

Whoever told my child that “jeans will fall off”. I think this happened at preschool when someone’s pants were too big. Now he refuses jeans because they will fall off. UGH. People complaining about all they have to do for the holidays when they are the one putting it on themselves. Not all kids need […]

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