Call for Halloween photos!

Every year, around this time, my neighbourhood starts to go crazy with the Halloween decorations.  "You'd think that it was a religious holiday!" I kvetch to my husband, as pumpkins start to appear on doorsteps, fake cobweb is hung in trees, and tiny little costumes (even some for the family pet!) start to fill the aisles of our local Target store.  "I don't get it." But secretly? ...more

She's pretty stinkin' cute. We'll call it a tie. :)

Joy

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Welcome!

Hi, everyone. Welcome to the group. This is the first group I've created, so if it seems a little spotty, bear with me. I guess I should start things off with an introduction. My name is Erin. I'm 25, SAHM of 2 beautiful little girls - Gracie, 4, and Kairi, 1 month.  I started this group because I know that we all need a place where we can connect with people we can relate to. Especially now - when we've just gotten home with a new baby. There is so much new territory to explore, and no one wants to go it alone. 

Hemming a skirt, Elisa-style

Since BlogHer is this week I have planned out my outfits scrupulously...does anyone else do that? Anyway, today I pulled a new skirt out of the dry cleaning pastic to wear...as scrupulously planned. It's Calvin Klein, I got it on sale at Macy's, and I've worn it exactly once: At BlogHer Business last March. Put it on to discover the hem is completely unraveling across the front! What to do?? Changing outfits just didn't seem an option. No, I had planned to wear this, and wear it I was going to do. So I went downstairs and grabbed some Scotch tape and taped that hem. ...more

I would have brought you fabric glue. One of the tricks I learned in Apparel Production -- ... more

Question of the Week: Have you experienced any holiday food fiascos?

My misadventures in the kitchen are legendary, so legendary in fact that my family has just come to expect them as the inevitable fact of my cooking. Let's see there was the time I cooked the turkey with the plastic wrapped neck and gizzards still inside. But who hasn't done that, right? Let me see a show of hands. Thank you, I feel better. ...more

I wish I would have read this post before I headed out to Whole Foods yesterday. But I didn't, ... more

12/13/07 BlogHer's Very Merry Holiday Meetup

It's time to get your festive on! What holiday calendar would be complete without a little BlogHer revelry? Certainly not ours...and we'd love for you to join us! Who: All Bay Area BlogHers When: Thursday, December 13th Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Where: Cafe Royale, 800 Post St. @ Leavenworth in San Francisco Our holiday event is a great opportunity for you to meet, mingle & jingle with the ever-growing BlogHer community. Members and non-members are welcome, as are friends, family, and colleagues. The event will take place at Cafe Royale, the cozy cafe in downtown SF where we held last year's meetup. Once again we'll be offering complimentary hors d'oeuvres along with a fine selection of wines, beers, and Soju cocktails (no-host bar). So join the party, and eat, drink, and be merry! *Due to the venue's capacity limits, we do need you to RSVP if you intend to join us. Please RSVP in comments below, or send an email to let us know to expect you! ...more

BlogHer event! Can't wait!

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