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7 Winter Must-Haves

Ricola provided me with samples in order to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. Get ready for winter with these seven winter must-haves!   Okay so technically it’s not winter yet, but certain mornings here in Virginia have definitely…

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10 Worst Things About Thanksgiving

Misery loves company, so let’s discuss the worst things about Thanksgiving!   Dreading Thanksgiving this year? Maybe you’re spending the holiday without your loved ones. Maybe you hate having a houseful of people to feed. Maybe you’re staying with your…

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What Demons? {On Divorce}

When your ex makes the decision that he actually doesn’t need therapy…but you know he does.   The following is a guest post by an anonymous author currently navigating her way through a divorce. This post is the second installment…

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Challenging My Beliefs

My continued attempts to try to come to grips with the aftermath of the election.   “You have to accept that millions of people who voted for Barack Obama, some of them once, some of them twice, changed their minds…

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Election Reflections

It was a rough day yesterday, but now is not the time to give up!     I saw the writing on the wall at about 8:45 P.M. on Tuesday night. I was watching the election results come in on…

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No Matter What

Because no matter what happened on Election Day, this much is still true…   I am writing this post on November 5, a few days before the craziest campaign season I can remember will come to an end. I wanted…

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When You Want to Give Up

Just one of those days…   “I am so f*cking sick of the cooking and cleaning and ungrateful children,” I texted my husband at 4:55 P.M. A nice lil’ thought to leave him with as he made his 45-minute drive…

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The Lone Traveler {On Divorce}

That moment when you realize that your marriage is over…   The following is a guest post by an anonymous author currently navigating her way through a divorce. This post is the first installment a new series, “On Divorce.”

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Donate Your Old Halloween Costumes

Help those less fortunate than you by donating your old Halloween costumes!   For many of us, our biggest concern about Halloween is keeping our kids from eating too much candy. For other parents, however, there are different anxieties. Like…

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