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From Beauty to Beast

From Beauty to Beast:: The Unappealing Side of Motherhood

 I have never felt so unappealing as I do now. I have been mauled by motherhood and have developed an allergy to loveliness. It’s not just the unruly curves of my post mom body. I can handle a few extra pounds. The curves make me more approachable, and they are bringing me closer to my ultimate […]

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April the Giraffe

The Comment Section: April the Giraffe’s Birth Experience Was a Lot Like Ours

On Easter weekend—a holiday rooted in symbolism for the goddess of fertility and birth—the now-famed giraffe named April, from Animal Adventure Park in New York, went into labor. The zoo began livestreaming her stall in February in anticipation of her upcoming labor, and April appropriately waited until the perfect weekend in April to welcome her […]

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Putting Pinterest to the Test {Easter Egg Edition}

What is your Pinterest experience? Mine usually goes something like this: I want to make something with or for my kids, I have an idea, but need a little inspiration. Current example: Easter eggs. As a kid, we grabbed crayons, and store-bought dye had a blast coloring and dunking, and we were done. Of course, I have […]

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Garden Grow - Dig in the Dirt

Gardening Guide for Brown Thumbs

SPRING is HERE! Yes, I know, it has pretty much been here since Fall, but it is OFFICIALLY here now! And it is the perfect time to freshen up those flower beds. At this point you are probably assuming that someone who is writing about gardening knows A LOT about Horticulture, well you would be wrong. My husband […]

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