From the monthly archives:

December 2009

New Year New Leaf Contest

December 28, 2009

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Holidaze

December 28, 2009

We’ve been down to Athens. Up to Cleveland. Back to Columbus. And now Benjamin and I are prepping to take off for Chicago. Then after Chicago it’s back to Cleveland for a wedding on New Year’s Eve. I should be doing something cool like leaving a bread crumb trail across Ohio and the Midwest, but [...]

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Best Christmas Present Ever

December 19, 2009

Hands down. This is it. I can now die a million Christmas deaths and be satisfied forever.  Who knew a pile of baked clay and gooey sparkles would be the secret to my heart?

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The Must-Have Man List

December 17, 2009

Do you know what you would want from a man if he popped into your life (not what you need, but what you want)? Here’s a starter list of some man qualities I think are mandatory before he can be single mom worthy: 1. Respect for you and the kids. 2. He should like you [...]

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Sushi and H1N1

December 14, 2009

What I look like when I am about to eat Sushi, am recovering from a bout of the H1-stupid-N1 virus, and have just handed the camera to my boyfriend who can’t find a focused shot to save his life.

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Top 10 Etsy Finds for Christmas

December 12, 2009

I still haven’t started my Christmas shopping. Rather than brave the stores, where I end up with a wandering eye and buying way too much, I typically shop for everything online. To save you some time, I thought I’d share my favorite Etsy finds this year. Most of these gifts are for the women on [...]

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Santa, Baby

December 5, 2009

[An entirely true story for the season and poking a little fun at the new FCC rules] On the way to this morning’s Snowflake run we spotted a Santa-elf-old man-sexy chick hybrid then a bodyless, fro-wearing Santa As soon as Benjamin realized they were fakes he went back to obsessing over his new Playmobile knight. [Dear FCC: Playmobile [...]

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One Year Later: Mia’s Story

December 3, 2009

It’s been nearly one year – to the day – that Mia found out her boyfriend and the father of their, then four year old daughter, was leaving. She found out a few weeks later that the catalyst of his leaving was an affair with another woman. When it happened, she was in complete and [...]

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A little mystery.

December 1, 2009

This is my cat. Her name is Lily. When she does come in the house, if we’re lucky enough to catch her, she takes off into the basement and hides there for days – sleeping, eating, sleeping and eating. Eventually she comes out of hiding and meows her way back outside. Her meow is incredibly [...]

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