10 Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

rosemary

Disclosure: I felt the magic of swiss herbs in Ricola® Herb & Throat drops as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #swissherbs The swiss herbs in Ricola® Herb & Throat drops help sooth my itch throat caused by allergies and this post is sponsored for Socialstars. #swissherbs All words, thoughts and ideas are my own. When we moved…

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21 Things I Learned in 21 Years of Parenting

21 Things I Learned in 21 Years of Parenting

MARY MCCARTHY My daughter Sarah is 21 years old today. Yesterday she was born, and a grinning toothless baby, and a pre-schooler who didn’t look back at her teary-eyed mother in the hallway. Yesterday she was a first-grader who enjoyed having Harry Potter read to her but asked if she could read it herself, a…

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15 Things Girls Should Know Before They Turn 18

15 Things A Girl Should Know Before She Turns 18

Below are a few key things every girl should know before she departs your home:  1. Scissors are to be used for opening bags of chips, not for your hair. Especially NOT your bangs. EVER. 2. Never use bleach and ammonia at the same time. It creates a toxic gas that will cause you to suffocate….

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How To Make a Vodka Spritzer

vodka spritzer

Seriously? This was one of the days… Vertical video is the new black. Right? I filmed it horizontally for YouTube as well as vertically for Periscope. And? The second camera broke…and well you will see the rest of the chaos if you watch the video. Upside? VODKA people. VODKA. #choas #reallifehappens 

What You Should Tell Your Kids Before They Leave For College

What You Should Tell Your Kids Before They Leave for College

LINDA WOLFF of Carpool Goddess There’s lots to talk about before my daughter leaves for college. Even though she’s heard the speech, I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night if I didn’t say it, yet again. I cringe as the words come out of my mouth, knowing what’s coming, “Mom, you don’t have to tell me…

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10 Ways You Know You Are Done Having Babies

Baby Zach

Everyone said, you’ll know when you know. “What the hell does that mean”, I wondered. Slowly, in small snippets, I started to notice certain reactions I would have. I noticed I wasn’t the one at parties offering to hold everyone’s babies, I preferred a glass of wine in my hands instead. I noticed I was…

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12 Big Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

12 Big Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

Katie M. McLaughlin of Pick Any Two You’re a good parent, I know you are. I know because if you weren’t, you probably wouldn’t be hanging around parenting blogs like this one. You’re probably not abusive, neglectful, or in the habit of making parenting choices that could get you on the evening news. You’re not…

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