From the monthly archives:

December 2009

New Year New Leaf Contest

December 28, 2009

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Holidaze

December 28, 2009

John and I survived our first holidays together, but not without some growing pains. Our relationship is moving into another territory. I go back and forth between being completely freaked out by the idea of commitment to completely embracing of whatever the future brings. We were talking about it one night, about 2010 and what […]

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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

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 did not pay me to say that. I bought my son a Playmobile because I grew up […]

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One Year Later: Mia’s Story

December 3, 2009

Nightmares By Mia I woke myself up from a deep sleep at 7am weeping. Like the kind of crying that you can only do alone. Curled up in a ball not sure if I was still in the dream or not. The crying felt good though. It felt like home. As I cried I longed […]

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A little mystery.

December 1, 2009

Both Reggie and Lily used to drive me crazy on a daily basis but then this guy showed up. As soon as Murphy made his debut along with his owner, Mr. John Bear, the cats began their run and hide, meow their way out pattern. At first I was a bit worried. But then I […]

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