Category Archives: Holidays

Bye Bye, Baby

You know something major is happening in my life when I don’t sleep all night, and I break out my cookie cutters at the crack of dawn. Oh, and when I make sure my makeup is prom-perfect before I leave … Continue reading

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Remember

As a Mommy, I’d give my life for my child. No hesitation. That doesn’t make me special…ask any Mommy, and I guarantee she’d do the same. But would you give your life for a total stranger? For your country? Most … Continue reading

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Naked Nightmare, Anyone?

Have you ever had that naked girl dream nightmare? The one where you’re standing there in the flesh under fluorescent lights while everyone around you is decked out in haute couture laughing at your post-preggo arse? It can’t be just … Continue reading

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Eat It?

So what’s your strategy when it comes to eating during this time of year? Are you conscious of counting calories or unconscious from inhaling them? Inquiring minds want to know. Me? I am mainly passed out on the floor with … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is…

Okay, I am done tormenting you a la Ryan Seacrest. It’s time to give thanks! The winner of Mommy Dish Side Dish Slut contest is…Kim Checkoway! Her Butternut Squash and Apple Crisp capitalizes on what’s in season with a distinctive … Continue reading

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Side Dish Slut

I am a side dish slut. It’s one reason why my husband fell in love with me. Let me explain. When Scott and I first started dating, he was on his very best behavior…opening my car door every time, gushing … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

‘Tis the Season. Haven’t you heard? I was feeling pretty good about myself at the mall today, starting my search for an insanely cute Halloween costume for Alex 27 days early. In the past, I’ve relied on the holy trinity … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayhem

Is it just me, or do Daddies have a unique way of doing everything Mommies wouldn’t do–during the time it takes for an environmentally-friendly seven-minute¬†shower? This morning I found my son standing on our bedroom dresser, stark naked, laughing hysterically … Continue reading

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It

I am a firm believer in the mantra “Fake It ‘Til You Make It.” I once bought a designer handbag to help me land a job worthy of paying for it, am able to artfully apply mascara to appear as … Continue reading

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KleptoMomiac

Let’s add reluctant KleptoMomiac to the list of things I have become since giving birth. In my teething-induced, sleep-deprived stupor I inadvertently shoplifted a strainer from a gourmet market I visit regularly today. Did I give it back? No. Forgive … Continue reading

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