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Halloween Costumes and Male vs Female Brains

TweetBy Jenny Hansen It’s three weeks until Halloween and my Little Bean has finally figured out what it’s all about. Last year, she wore whatever I put on her and lined up her candy in cool patterns. This year, she’s figured [...]
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Strange Behavior

Tweet Well, it’s officially January in Kansas, which means the weather here is sucking our will to live. A new blanket of snow was thrown over our dreams of escape, two days ago, and the cabin fever is not so much the log cabin type, as [...]
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How To Cheat on Your Hair Stylist: In 5 Easy Steps

Tweet Let’s start today with an excerpt from Paige’s Big Book of Beauty: Hair and Back Again, A Mole’s Tale Beauty Secret #1 …”Trim hair, at least once, between pregnancies.” An entire year had passed before [...]
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Holiday Baking: The 3 Lies In My Family Almond Roca Recipe

Tweetby Jenny Hansen Every year, in the days after Thanksgiving, I open “the magic recipe folder” and start Christmas baking. And I’m talking about a LOT of baking. (I make 3 kinds of cookies, a few types of fudge, Russian [...]
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A Tree For Thee

Tweet We survived the holiday weekend, but I’m being proactive with combatting any weight I gained, by cooking up all the noodles and cheese in the house and eating all of it today. Less temptation for being sidetracked when I’m [...]
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No Date Night For You

Tweet I’ve always felt that the strongest marriages are built on miscommunication. Experts disagree, but it’s only through gross amounts of misinterpreted verbal exchange we see one of the party gets left out of plans to have fun [...]
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Backtalk

Tweet I have to admit, being a perfect parent would go a little smoother if my children would stop saying things like, “You, leave me alone.” Sometimes, I don’t think any of them realize I’m trying to look better than [...]

Male vs. Female Brains — A Halloween Lesson

Tweetby Jenny Hansen   The Little Bean has finally figured out what Halloween is all about. Last year, she wore whatever I put on her and lined up her candy in cool patterns. This year, she’s figured out what candy actually is and [...]
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A Simple Grocery Store Explosion

Tweet Fun fact #250 If you try taking pen marks off your dining room table, using only a Magic Eraser and wishful thinking, it’ll take the finish off and leave you with a table that only makes you cry in certain types of light. But enough [...]
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A Special Breakfast

Tweet Plans to deal with the Split level are up and running, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t lost massive amounts of sleep, staring at the back of my eyelids and wondering whether we really should pack everyone up and join the next [...]