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"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Evelyn Beatrice Hall...more
[Editor's Note: BlogHer is nonpartisan, but our members have a variety of opinions. For another viewpoint on Phil Robertson's suspension, read Only-Mama's post I'm Against Homophobia, But Support Free Speech.]...more
Since we're all in the Christmas shopping mood...
I posted something on Facebook about one of my twins saying "But all the kids in my school have one" in reference to wanting a North Face jacket the other day. The Sailor's exact response was, "I don't care if the other kids have Porsches, you're not getting one." We get the same line about all the other kids have iPhones... and here I questioned whether or not getting them basic cell phones was too obnoxious at this age. They can have an iPhone when they can pay their cell phone bill.
Yesterday was a very bad day for me. For whatever reason, I was very emotional. I was on the verge of tears for most of the day. Every time that I thought about crying, I tried to think about something else, to change my mind....more
Dear Mouthy Housewives,When exactly do you stop sending people holiday cards?I keep going through names of people I literally haven’t spoken to in years and wonder why the heck we still send each other cards? But if I receive one from them, I think I have to reciprocate. And those cards are expensive! And then there are the new people. I’ve started receiving some from my daughter's new preschool class, and I had no intention of sending any of them a card — but do I have to now? This is out-of-control and exhausting!Signed,...more
Were you the secret winner of the huge Mega-Millions lottery haul? If you need extra shopping time before Christmas, many national stores are offering overnight and extended hours through the 25th. Online retailers are also putting on the dog for customers with a barrage of e-mail specials.Brad Tuttle reports in Time: ...more
With your cards being used online, over the phone and in person it’s easy to lose track of purchases. The key is keep good records and be diligent about your security. Here are eight great tips that will go a super long way in preventing post holiday account takeover in the form of credit card fraud....more
For most of my life the yearly Girl Scout calendar was the only one I ever used. Once in awhile someone would give me a pretty wall calendar or a funny page a day calendar as a gift for Christmas but most of the time -- the trusty Girl Scout Calendar was enough. ...more
Fox News host Megyn Kelly created a stir by making a racial statement about one of the most sacred American icons: Santa Claus. Kelly was upset by Slate writer Aisha Harris' call to end the portrayal of Santa Claus as a jolly, bearded, white man. In her discussion, Kelly made the comment that "By the way, for all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white."