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Unfriend You

If you are a tween girl looking for Greyson Chance, move along.  Have you ever considered unfriending someone on Facebook because of politics? Until yesterday, I hadn’t seriously considered it. Oh, I have hidden people’s updates from my newsfeed, but never severed a relationship there. I cried when I clicked the “unfriend” button on my …

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How to wear cheap nail polish

I’m just not the manicure-every-week kind of person. It’s expensive, and who has that kind of time? But I do like to have cool nails every now and then. We know the drill, though. Unless you get the “good stuff” you’ll be peeling off chips in a day. Well, I have a secret to wearing …

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Cute, Inexpensive Party Favor Bags!

We are in full prep mode for my daughter’s 10th birthday party. Being in January, it is almost ALWAYS postponed, due to snowy weather! This year is no exception, but it looks like it will actually happen on the second try this year! I always like to look for creative ways to do party favor …

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On the Popular Crowd, and the Anti-Elitist

This post may seem snarky and negative at first, but that is NOT the message, I promise!  Keep reading. We all remember her from High School: the cheerleader, we’ll call her Buffy. (The mean one, not the nice one.  I don’t want to categorize all cheerleaders. Lots of my friends were cheerleaders in High School!) …

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In the Moment of Lost

It was a glorious day at the beach, on the first day of our family vacation.  My in-laws were there, as well as sister- and brother-in-law, nephews, niece.  Our three daughters were in heaven as they played in the sand and surf with their beloved cousins, their collective ages between 4 and 10. All was …

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A Friend in Need

I’ve had a story of friendship that I’ve been wanting to share lately.  Throughout my life, I’ve had the privilege to share moments with lots of friends. There are “seasons” of friendship when we walk very closely with a friend, and then there are times when the friendship lives on in our hearts until we …

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My Switch from an MD to a Certified Nurse Midwife

I’ve been with the same OB/GYN for about 12 years. He delivered all three of my precious girls, and I have loved being under his care during my childbearing years.  We totally “got” his sense of humor, and he saved my life with my first child.  I developed Preeclampsia at 36 weeks, and HipChick was …

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