Tired Tuesday Presents: Something That Might Help*

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Tired?  This might help.  [ Read More ]

Matching Outfits

wedding

So the story goes, my wife and I were discussing our son’s upcoming wedding ceremony with long-time friends. After she described the dress she was planning to wear, her friend asked her what color shoes she had to go with it. She replied, “Silver.” [ Read More ]

Best Shopping-Mate

shopping

One Saturday morning, I took my five-year-old daughter shopping with me. My little girl watched me try on outfit after outfit, exclaiming each time, “Mommy, you look beautiful!” [ Read More ]

Why the Groom is Wearing Black

groom

Not too long ago I attended a good friend’s wedding. As I sat there admiring the happy couple, I heard a little girl (this was mostly likely the first wedding she ever attended) ask her mother a question. [ Read More ]

Happy Shorts

shorts

I don’t throw out my old clothes until they’re at least worn-out in 30 different pieces. Most of the time, like with these shorts, I just refurbish them and if I’m lucky, I can sell them for $299.99! [ Read More ]

Baby’s Got A Brand New ‘Do

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A few years ago, I was a nanny for just about the cutest little girl in the world. This child has spunk. She is sassy and stubborn and deliciously full of sweetness AND spice (and the ‘and’ is the oh so very important part). [ Read More ]

Valerie and Her Super Glasses [PODCAST]

glasses

Mary Ann tells the story of trying to get her daughter, Valerie, to wear glasses. Does Valerie embrace her new life in spectacles? [ Read More ]

Fire Hydrant in Style

fire hydrant

I found this fire hydrant in Ropetech Adventure Park in Bern, Switzerland. Someone left him sunglasses to keep cool for the hot summer and to stay in style. [ Read More ]

The Great Pantsing Incident of 2012

While I was waiting for the results of my x-rays in the emergency room, my boyfriend looked at me and asked, “Was it worth it?” [ Read More ]

How Not To Make A Good Impression At Your Karate Class

I didn't make a Good Impression At My Karate Class

June 8th, 2013– Dear Secret Diary, I can’t believe what you let me do at my Karate class today.  It was only my second class, I felt like a fish out of water, and my legs spent much of the class hour burning.  While this might be OK (or not) on a weekday, it was … [ Read More ]

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