My husband and I have this inside joke that’s not at all funny. Any time we find a new product that we REALLY like and are REALLY excited about, we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that it’s only a matter of time before it’s discontinued. It’s happened so often that we’ve almost managed […]

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October 11, 2018

Discontinued and It Feels So Bad

A few years ago, I started noticing the word YETI everywhere I turned  — plastered on the back windows of newer-model SUVs, printed across the chests of present, past, and future frat boys, and boldly emblazoned on the insulated coffee mugs of Hunter boot-wearing soccer moms. As far as I could tell, the YETI logo was […]

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October 10, 2018

YETI. Why?

  If you spend any time at all on Nashville’s park trails and greenways, you know they come with a major drawback: A whole lot of people who use them don’t think their dog needs to be on a leash. There are so many reasons why this is a bad idea, both for the off-leash […]

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October 1, 2018

Should Your Dog Be On a Leash? This FAQ Will Help You Decide.

Last weekend, I took my daughter to the mall so that she could go shopping with her friends. I hadn’t been to a mall in a while, so I figured it would be a good time to check out the latest trends for fall before I decide what to buy this season. What happened next […]

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September 21, 2018

I Just Went Shopping at the Mall and Now I Am So Confused

There are some elementary school moments I always want to remember. There are others I can’t wait to forget. I still remember my oldest stepdaughter’s final year of elementary school. Everything she did that year was treated in our family as a Major Milestone, requiring all of us to drop what we were doing and […]

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May 16, 2018

Goodbye, Elementary School. I Won’t Miss You.

Dear Dumbasses, Every so often, one of your wack-a-doo rooftop pictures pops up on my feed and gives me the sweats. For too long, I’ve suffered through your photos in silence — but then I realized that every single one of you fools has a mom somewhere way, way down below, a mom who probably […]

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April 4, 2018

To the Dumbass Daredevils of Instagram, From a Mom

Looking for the perfect gift for the person on your list who has everything? How about a sterling silver Tin Can? Yes! It’s true! Thanks to our practical-minded friends at Tiffany, for just $1,000 your special someone can have the Tin Can he’s always wanted. And there are soooo many things he can do with […]

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November 8, 2017

This Holiday Season, Show Them You Care with a $1,000 Tin Can

Hell hath no fury like a mommy blogger scorned, and Reese Witherspoon is learning this the hard way. The mom blogging world erupted over the weekend when news emerged that Reese Witherspoon threw some serious shade at the ‘mommy blogger’ community. After accepting WSJ Magazine’s Entertainment Innovator of the Year award, she had this to […]

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November 7, 2017

Reese Witherspoon Dissed Mommy Bloggers and I Don’t Care

  Everyone knows about Halloween, but did you know that the day after Halloween is a very special day as well? November 1st has been designated by, um, officials, as the Feast Day of St. Mom. On this widely-celebrated day, participating moms (who, as we all know, are total saints), feast on the candy their children […]

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November 1, 2017

For Moms, the True Celebration Happens the Day AFTER Halloween

Use these helpful tips to transform your fashionably challenged husband from from dowdy dud to STYLE STUD. Whether you’re headed to a date night, weekend brunch, or a wedding, most wives know all too well that giving a husband total control of his outfit is a sort of like giving Donald Trump total control of […]

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September 13, 2017

How to Dress Your Husband for Fall