living out loud

We Totally Didn’t Screw That Up

07.31.2015
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Today, I’m sharing with you a conversation between my husband and me, as we stood arm-in-arm and watched my stepdaughter dance with her new husband after the wedding. She’s a nurse as well as just an independent, kind person. Him: I can’t believe we didn’t screw her up. Me: I know, right? We did good. Here’s hoping we’ll […]

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Worst. Fortune. Ever.

12.06.2014
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Fashion advice. Seriously?

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Road Trip in WV, Part 1

06.06.2014
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This is where we go–Capitol Market. So named for it’s closeness to the state capitol building. And it’s a market. But, ohmygosh you guys. They have fresh veggies, fresh meat and fish (I buy so much. so much). They also sell local and awesome wine and chocolate. And other stuff I’m forgetting because that’s what I do. Check out the website I linked in the name.

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Are You a Princess?

05.17.2014

Today, at Sam’s, a little girl (after conferring with her grandmother) walked up to my daughter here and asked, "Are you a Disney Princess?" My daughter smiled hugely and said, "Yes." The little girl beamed and shyly said, "Hi." I love this chick I call mine. via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/nn5jBC

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Crankypants

05.16.2014

Why do toothaches always happen on the weekend? It’s like some cruel joke to ensure maximum suffering. Or maybe the searing pain in my mouth is making me cranky. via Flickr http://flic.kr/p/nmfyCB

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Channeling Madonna

05.13.2014

My youngest daughter, rocking this look. (She rocks all the looks. And everyone likes her. Between the social misfittery of her sister and me, it’s one of those eye-roll moments. "Yes, yes. Everyone loves P. Can we move on?" I’m proud of who she is, but it’s reached cliche proportions.) But, yes. Rocking the look. […]

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