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For this blogger, it’s time to move on

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"The words that I've said I meant when I spoke and remember my words of wisdom feck'em if you can't take a joke." - Brian O'Toole

There’s a certain romance to tackling a DIY project with your spouse — or not

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A weekend-warrior couple's goal in any home-improvement project survival: first, you live to tell the tale; second, you live to tell the tale together.

The day I realized that adolescent brain development charts are more like suggestions than hard and fast rules

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What do empty toilet paper rolls and empty salsa jars have in common?

Up and at ’em — move it or lose it

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Exercise your way to more energy, reduce stress and maybe lose a few of those additional holiday pounds that have stuck around.

Thank goodness opposites attract

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Welcome to my world where my question "Do you think we should increase our contribution to our retirement accounts?" might be answered with, "Did you know that the white-throated needletail is the fastest bird in flapping flight?"

It’s 2018 somewhere — Do I really have to stay awake till midnight?

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It's New Year's Eve! Time to put on your sparkliest attire and party wildly until the sun comes up! said no middle-aged parent ever.

Eggnog actually once had a purpose — back in the Middle Ages

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Eggnog is like armpit hair — though it has completely outgrown its necessity, evolution has yet to catch up. So why are we still drinking it?

Christmas is eight days away?

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Back in the day, I was that person who was totally done with all my holiday shopping by October 1. This year I I grazed through Target the other day in the three hours I managed to wrestle from my schedule.

Don’t judge me, momma — ‘self care’ means different things to different people

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"I most certainly don't need anyone to remind me that I should make an appointment with my stylist. Because frankly, I don't have a stylist. I have color-in-a-box, courtesy of the discount store and the 26 minutes I give myself to scrub the entire bathroom while the color sets."

Could the ‘love challenge’ make your holidays happier?

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Who hasn't seen some new challenge appear on a social media platform nearly every week? I'm proposing a new one — the 'love challenge". I challenge you to put a little love in your heart this Christmas season. And who knows? It may go viral!
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