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Lisa Witherspoon

5 Reasons I’m A Cheap Valentine’s Date

We all know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The stores are already decorated with red and pink. Classroom lists are going home and, perhaps, you have been scouring Pinterest for adorable Valentines your kids can give their classmates. READ MORE

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The Minimalist Guide To A Good Marriage

My husband and I have been married for over 32 years…To each other.

99% of ‘it’ has been good.

75% of ‘it’ has been great.

I see another 32 years together.

He sees whatever I tell him to (and THAT folks is part of the magic). READ MORE

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  • Goodbye Summer (the season, not the person)

    Dear Summer, You are my favorite season of the year, and I’m sad to see you go. I keep trying to convince you to stay, but apparently I “repulse you in swimwear.” Whatever. I still love you because you give me an excuse to wear flowy ...

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    Who The Flicka?: AK Turner

    Who The Flicka? is an ongoing series where we spotlight our amazing contributors and make them answer our questions....

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    I Would Have Never Met My Husband If I Hadn’t Learned This Simple Lesson At 23

    I’m not really sure how it happened but by the end of 2015 I will hit my half-century mark.

    Writing the word 50 to describe myself seems a bit surreal. How is it possible that I’m this old? Wasn’t I just a twenty-something wondering what I was going to do with my life and when would I meet the “one.” READ MORE

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  • Shannon Noel

    Please Don’t Break Your Penis

    The toddler tantrum can come at any moment. Your day (or night) can go from Happy-Happy-Joy-Joy to Holy-F***ing-Sh**-Balls in less than 2 seconds. And that is exactly how it went down in my house last night. It was just a simple bath. 2 tod...

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    Felicity Huffman On Creating A Safe Space For Moms and Founding What The Flicka

    Felicity Huffman recently sat down with Moira Forbes to discuss the need for a safe space for moms, redefining what it means to be a “good mother,” and the process of founding What The Flicka....

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    Groovy Kind Of Love

    Yesterday, my husband and I celebrated 23 years of marriage. This is apparently far above the normal marriage longevity these days, so kudos to us!...Read More
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    Recipe: Beer Berry Sangria

    Beer and sangria? It’s the best of both worlds! Also you can get creative with it and make it your own!...

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    The Baby Bachelor

    Just when we were ready to write off reality shows altogether, the Baby Bachelor came along....

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    The Secret To Marriage (HINT: It’s Pretty Gross.)

    What is the secret to marriage? I posed that question to Google, and it gave me approximately 152,000,000 results, and since I don’t have time for that nonsense I decided to look a little closer to home. To answer this question,...Read More
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    If You’ve Ever Gone Shopping With Your Kids… This Video Is For You

    Shopping with kids is a harrowing experience. They “NEED TO HAVE” every single thing they lay eyes on. And if you say no… prepare for the worst. No, really. The actual worst....

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  • Flicksters

    Ladies Holiday

    The first time I heard my gal pal, Deirdre, refer to her menstrual cycle as “Ladies Holiday,” my Inner Cynic ducked her head out from the boulder she’d been hiding under in my otherwise sunshiny heart, peeling with a frightful laugh s...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Reflections on a 20 Year Marriage
    Angela Keck

    13 Pieces of Wisdom From 20 Years of Marriage

    Today my husband and I celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. Looking back over the last twenty years I have a mixture of emotions. On one hand it feels like I literally blinked and twenty years flew by. It feels like we are still young newlyweds waiting for or real life to start. On the other hand I look around our home and see that is obviously not the case! We are definitely twenty years older, and sometimes we may feel twenty years wiser! Our marriage has produced two amazing children and if we both leave this earth tomorrow and they are our only legacy then we did okay by this world. READ MORE

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  • Mary Katherine Backstrom

    The Great Pie Lie

    A lot of events led up to that very moment. Standing in line at Publix, watching  two pecan pies cruise down the conveyor belt in bubbly plastic containers. No self-respecting southerner can show up to Christmas without a pie! I was gras...

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    Terrible Presents? Kids Cried. We laughed.

    These kids are not too happy when they receive these “presents” from Santa Claus. We know it’s sort of mean, and by mean, we actually mean hilarious! So keep watching to see what made some of them yell “TAKE IT BACK!...

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