40 Weeks of Fun: 20 Advantages of Being Pregnant

Having been pregnant for a little more than 17 weeks now, just a few weeks from the halfway mark, I've been through the nausea, the mood swings, and all of the other typical pregnancy pains you might imagine. I know from my fellow mamas and mamas-to-be that though times have been a bit trying now and then, in reality, I ain't seen nothin' yet. ...more
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40 Weeks of Fun: 20 Advantages of Being Pregnant

Having been pregnant for a little more than 17 weeks now, just a few weeks from the halfway mark, I've been through the nausea, the mood swings, and all of the other typical pregnancy pains you might imagine. I know from my fellow mamas and mamas-to-be that though times have been a bit trying now and then, in reality, I ain't seen nothin' yet. ...more
elliejklein  Thanks! Glad you liked it. I actually just copied and pasted my blog post from my ... more

What I Learned from my NaBloPoMo Failure and 7 Weeks Away from Blogging

Back in November I daringly took on the NaBloPoMo challenge to post to my blog every day. From the beginning I knew it was going to be a tall order to blog daily with a very busy month ahead. In addition go the holiday activities that come along with November, I was runing my second half marathon in another city mid-month. Still I thought if I could blog daily during such a hectic month I'd have a new perspective on blogging.I failed. Interestingly enough though, I found a new perspective on blogging along the way. ...more
I love how your blogger's block was transformed into a wonderfully insightful post. Thanks for ... more

Amaretto Ice Cream With Liquor Poached Pecans and Hazelnut Swirl

My baby sister, Caitlin, turned twenty one this past weekend.  Being the youngest of four girls, we three elders knew that we had to pull out all the stops for her coming of age celebration....more

Thanks! It's one of my favorites.

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Sandwich Ideas For Grilled Cheese Month

The grilled cheese sandwich is a very celebration of comfort. From purists who wouldn't dream of anything but two slices of buttery white bread containing a melted slice or two of American cheese to the more adventurous cheeselover, I know very few people who will turn down a hot, slightly greasy grilled cheese sandwich. ...more

Great Grilled Cheese ideas! I recently posted a unique grilled cheese recipe on my blog. It ... more

The Blame Culture

The bimbo. The bitch. The whore. The soulless skank. How many names can you think of to describe the other woman? “Don't forget 20-something gold-digger,” my friend Mia adds. “Of course.” We're at Ralph's on a 3 A.M. run for the kind of goodies that run our side of the blogosphere: caviar, strawberries, pate, crackers, Marlboros, Coke and a wide array of cheese. ...more

I think that often women choose to villify the "other woman" instead of outrightly ... more