From the monthly archives:

September 2009

Man things (and a video)

September 30, 2009

When I first started dating John Bear his dog drove me crazy. Every time I would come over Murphy would jump on me, scratching my bare legs with his thick doggy claws and if he wasn’t jumping he was panting and staring at me, all the while emitting a subtle doggy smell. When I put […]

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Single and Childless

September 29, 2009

I had an amazing day yesterday… not because I am all in love and stuff (although that made it nice too) but because I got to see two of my best single and childless girlfriends. And now I’m wondering what or who I would be without them in my life. First, there’s Alison… (who is […]

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September 27, 2009

After an out of town wedding and in the midst of my supreme (damn I can’t believe I got that drunk at the reception) hangover, I packed up coloring books, a few toys and some blankets and then Benjamin and I went to the park. “It’s a great beautiful day outside, Mommy.” “Yeah it is, […]

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For my stalkers…

September 25, 2009

UPDATE: Just announced a really cool Down with the Ex-Man Contest on Facebook. Check it out, the prize is a copy of Ms. Single Mama Uncensored and a New Leaf Necklace and Earrings Set. —– I now have my Facebook set to automatically update my Twitter. It means I’ll be in both places at once. […]

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Growing pains

September 24, 2009

I am beyond busy right now. Things are happening and I’m not quite sure what will come of them but I have to be focusing my attention on all of these things, and there are a few. Namely the funky smell creeping up out of my basement and my apartment that needs to be cleaned […]

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Single Mom Beauty Tip: Your Face

September 22, 2009

Remember my single mom beauty tips? I used to post beauty tips back when I had more time because I realized that nothing can be more frustrating when you’re a single mom than buying a beauty product that is a big fail. There are a few reasons for the frustration – if you’re like me […]

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September 20, 2009

A few things happened this weekend that I will remember for the rest of my life… Lesson #1: Never leave home without your camera I realized one hour into my drive to Katie and Brian’s wedding, six hours away from home, that I had forgotten my camera. I couldn’t turn around, although I thought about […]

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Boxed in…

September 17, 2009

Everyone in the world needs a new website. It makes sense. The Internet changes daily and the website you invested in even one year ago is now out of date, out of whack and just plain useless. This is a bad thing for most businesses but a very good thing for me. I am flooded […]

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Bikini Wearing Waitresses

September 16, 2009

A word, if I may, about bikini wearing waitresses and other things that drive women nuts. If you are ever dating a guy and said guy walks into a bar with waitresses wearing bikinis, or a strip joint or a Hooter’s and then let’s say you get a bit upset by this. Perhaps your ex-husband […]

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Katie’s Story

September 15, 2009

This weekend I am driving up to Michigan for my best friend’s wedding. Katie and I date back to 6th grade when she became the only friend I would have during three miserable years at a catholic school in Muskegon. My classmates were beyond awful and I was basically the huge dork in the corner […]

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