Groaning At The Grocery

I am ashamed to admit it but when I grocery shop now I make my selections based on their weight and bulkiness. In the good ole days I could take a toddler, a large purse, a baby in a carrier and spend […]

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Turning 50 -Half Way To 100

Let the countdown begin! In 23 days I will turn 50! I am facing it with the same attitude I had when I thought there was a squirrel in the attic. I am going to turn on some music and pretend it […]

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Muffin Top: A Love Story Red Carpet Premiere

  If you have ever dreamed of posing on the red carpet while the cameras flashed ,your dream is about to come true! On December 4 United Artists Theater of Commerce will be hosting the only Detroit premiere of Muffin Top: A Love […]

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90 Days To Matrimony

  Romance and red wine can get you in big trouble. On a recent weekend away my fiancée Brad and I were overcome with undying love and Sweet Bliss wine and the best idea we could come up with was to set […]

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Are You Kidding Me? Is A Best Friend That Fits In Your Bag

When you are in the trenches of motherhood surrounded by kids, chaos and fluctuating hormones the most important thing to know is you aren’t the only one suffering. Misery loves company like a woman love shoes. Do you ever lie awake at night […]

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High School Dances-Ten Things You Must Know

After eight years of chaperoning high school dances here are a few tidbits of knowledge I feel inclined to pass on. These observations are based on my personal experiences while manning the chaperone station. No names have been used in order to […]

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Don’t Run Away It Gets Better—I Promise

Do you feel the child you are raising is never going to “grow up”? Do you fear they will be wondering around as a adult trying to get to work on time but unable to find their jacket? Do you envision a […]

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Things Every Freshman Parent Needs To Know

Having your first-born become a high school freshman is a lot like giving birth.  It’s painful, messy and not at all like you expected. Worst of all there are no drugs this time around to take away the pain. Be ready to […]

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Welcome To Heidi–I Have A Sister!!

I have always dreamed that one day I would find the sister I never had and that we would wear the same size shoes. After reading Heidi Clements new book, Welcome To Heidi, I’m convinced that she’s the one.  How can someone […]

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Xanax, Cheap Wine And Green Folders

Crayons, crying kids, frazzled moms and missing folders are sure signs that back to school shopping is upon us. Just take a look the next time you go to Target.  You can spot the panic on the faces of the parents and literally […]

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