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Very important post – help me choose a rug

You guys, I need some serious help. We’ve been in this house three years and the only thing I’ve done is paint the front room red and  put some pictures on my living room wall. I do like my house, but I hate the color of my carpet. It’s off-white shag. Well, it’s mostly white […]

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If I can do it, you can do it

In my 38 years on this planet, I feel like I’ve lived many different lifetimes. My childhood was splintered with rare moments of happiness. I don’t remember many snuggles or happy birthdays. Being poor and living with a very volatile family, even Christmas was stressful. I immersed myself in schoolwork because making friends was too […]

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Little terrors in pigtails

Did you know that four year old girls are snarky? Well if you didn’t, then you probably don’t have one in preschool. My sweetie has come home on several occasions upset to the point of tears because two of her classmates decided they “didn’t want to be her friend” that day. Wow. I remember those […]