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Jill Robbins

11 Things That Are On My Midlife Bucket List

I’m not going to live forever. You might be reading this and thinking “duh” but those six words are hard to type. Like many people, I don’t like to think about my own mortality. It’s funny how we’re so reluctant to think about death because nobody lives forever…unless you’re a Cullen.

The hubs and I just bought a new mattress. It’s the memory foam kind that comes with a 40 year warranty. Forty years. I’m 48. By the time I need a new mattress, I’ll be pushing 90 and most people would see that as a good run. READ MORE

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10 Things We Still Love As Adults (That We Probably Shouldn’t)

The day you become a mom is the day that you  transition into becoming a bona fide adult. We’re supposed to embrace responsibility and let go of the things that kept us mired in our own childhoods. But those things...Read More
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    DIY: Easy Face Contouring

    We love this amazing tutorial on contouring! If you’re like us and the idea of attempting to contour your face sounds so difficult you want to cry, you need this video. ...

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  • Allison Goines

    10 Gifts For The Foodie In Your Life

    Do you  have any self-proclaimed real foodies on your holiday gift list this year?  If so, check out my list of 10 gift ideas for the real foodie in your life.  This list is sure to contain the perfect gift for your real foodie loved one...

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    8 Reasons Costco Is Heaven

    Hey, you know that song from “Frozen” that starts with “do you wanna build a snowman?” Of course you do. Oh…song stuck in your head? Sorry. Welcome to my world. Around my house, we sing “do you wanna go to...Read More
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    Toddler Tries To Eat Food… Through A Window

    If you’ve had a toddler, you know that often they’ll try to eat anything they can get their hands on! ...

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    Awkward Baby Shower Cakes

    You think you’ve seen an awkward baby shower cake before? Well, that aint nothin’. We’re about to show you some of the craziest, most hilariously awkward cakes in the history of all history. Collected from the deepest dept...

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    Aging In The Fast Lane

    I was born pretty. (At least by my grandfather’s standards). He told me so, every time I saw him, and I believed him. My mother and father were beautiful. A beautiful couple. They bred well. My sister is a knock-out....Read More
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  • 7 Days Of Sex

    “You’re too focused on the kids,” our therapist announced. “You need to reconnect with one another.” She was right. Lately our marriage had felt more like a business partnership than a romantic relationship. I tried to remember ...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Jane’s Pecan Bars

    My sister Jane has been making these for years. It’s from a cookbook called Maida Heatter’s Book of Great Desserts. When I asked her to send me the recipe, she had 20 years of notes scribbled all over the pages. So she has worked out th...

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    The Game Your Mother Warned You About

    “…but I love it,” you whisper quietly, head bowed, hands folded in your lap, while a single tear runs down your nose....Read More
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  • DIY Family Matryoshka Costumes

    I don’t see this as humiliation. Not at all. I see this as a way to announce to the world that the family that costumes together, simply has pictures in those costumes together for eternity....

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    Head Bitch Of The PTA

    2015 could be my year to rule. I’m picturing myself on the campaign trail. I’m super good at kissing babies and making up bullshit, so I’m in there, right? I’m already writing my acceptance speech and picking out my outfit...Read More
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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 thei...

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    Parent Text Fails

    What is it about parents and text messaging that when you combine the two, the most magical and entertaining conversations always happen? Whatever it is, we just want to say that we are extremely grateful for the existence of parent text fa...

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