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This Week’s Headlines: Thanksgiving Edition

Mom of Four Makes Thanksgiving Dinner for Eight
Eaters unimpressed, runs out of turkey, considers meal a failure.

Rain Steady Thanksgiving Day and Night
Outdoor Christmas light display put on hold.

Family of Six Venture Out For First Thanksgiving Since Celiac Diagnosis, on Black Friday
Mom of four not likely to repeat “venturing out” for another five years, she says.

Mom of Four Spends Four Hours on Thanksgiving Meal
Admits she spent rest of the day in bed.

Cherry Gelatin Fluff a No-Show at Thanksgiving Dinner
“Speed Set” directions on box declared a filthy, lunch-ruining lie. Fluff enjoyed as midnight snack instead.

Update: Elusive Jell-o Fluff Never Sets.
Depressed mom of four eats as sweet soup and adds it to “epic fail” list.

“The Good Dinosaur” leaves audience delighted, sad.
Mom of four is thankful sensitive-to-movies dad of four stays at home.

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This Week’s Headlines

I just finished reading Me and Earl and the Dying Girl yesterday. I had picked it up immediately following the Harry Potter series, but put it right back down because I wasn’t at all ready for something so different when my heart pieces were still all over the floor. But I picked it up againContinue Reading

Through the Lens Thursday: Seasoned

I know next to nothing about parenting tweens or teens. I’m not ready for my kids to grow up to be adults. BUT, I do feel like a seasoned mother in general. You know, like a stone pan that cooks a great loaf of bread but will still burn a pizza if you leave itContinue Reading

Through the Lens Thursday: Candy

It’s Valentines week, and I recently introduced my kids to Swedish Fish, so…. Happy Valentine’s Day, friends!   Through The Lens Thursday is a self-improvement photography project that Alison of Writing, Wishing and I are doing this year (again!). Don’t forget to join our Flickr group or share your own posts if you’d like toContinue Reading

Asking, Answering, Singing, Eating, WHEW.

This fun weekly link up is hosted by Penny of The Real Housewife Of Caroline Country and Amber from Bold Fab Mom. For Ask Away Friday, bloggers pair up, swap 10 questions, and answer them on their blogs. It’s such a great way to get to know someone better! This week, I’m swapping questions and answers with the lovelyContinue Reading

Through The Lens Thursday: Reflection

Some days seem like weeks, some weeks like months. A Friday after a week of long days is both a respite and form of torture. A Friday like this calls for the raising of the white flag. The wave, the surrender. The gesture that means you will do anything in your power to get throughContinue Reading

Sharing the Day. #iPPP

Welcome to #iPPP! Sarah at The Sunday Spill and I want to see your funny, your yummy, your heartfelt, your favorite phone photos of the week. All you need is a blog post containing at least one photo from any phone camera. Link up below! Last week, Ivy turned six years old. I posted thisContinue Reading

Great Expectations: Angie Kinghorn

Angie Kinghorn is a former lawyer-turned-writer/SAHM, married to a practicing lawyer, and mom to newly graduated twins, a boy and a girl. She writes about her battle with postpartum depression and is published in various anthologies. Angie is smart, witty, and tough as nails. Today, Angie is talking about her love affair with the minivan, but don’tContinue Reading

#bullynomore Twitter Party and Giveaway!

Have you had to deal with bullies? Have your kids had run-ins with bullies at school, or in sports, or have they even bullied someone else?  I’ve had the chance to read, with my kids, a new children’s book by Dicy McCullough that is written from the unique perspective of the bully; in this case,Continue Reading

Across the Sky and Down from Heaven

This weekend, the boy that made me a mom turns SEVEN. In the last year, he has blossomed into a student. He has expanded the reach of his imagination to the outer edges of the universe, and beyond. He tells stories, and asks questions. He reads and reads and reads. He is energetic, he isContinue Reading