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Christmas present ideas for the childless 30-something woman in your life

Christmas shopping can be difficult for a lot of people. If you’re like me, half the time you just end up buying things for yourself instead. They say it’s the thought that counts though, and Christmas isn’t just about spending obscene amounts of money showering your loved ones with gifts. If you enjoy the gift-giving […]

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Ranking the best Christmas movies on Netflix and Hulu

Thanks to a well-timed illness, I found myself at home alone on Thanksgiving while my husband enjoyed the holiday with his family in South Carolina.  I was sad to miss out on the festivities, but the hours I spent in solitary confinement on the couch were a blessing in disguise.  I was free to watch […]

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Dress Obsessed: Shopping For Your Inner Geek

My friend and co-worker Kristi is always wearing the most unique dresses.  I asked her if she’d write a guest post about her favorite places to find her amazing outfits.  Thanks for sharing, Kristi!   When I was a little girl, my fascination with Disney animation easily translated into adorable dresses and cute printed blouses […]

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The 5 Best: Pens for Everyday Writing

  I’ve always been a bit of a handwriting freak. R/PeanshipPorn is one of my favorite subreddits. I think it began when I was young. I remember my mom teaching me the “right” way to hold a pen between my thumb and forefinger. She said holding it that way would give me those most control […]

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Spotted

  This pretty little thang has been seen around the neighborhood a few times.  I can hear my mom now, “NO MORE ANIMALS!” I have this problem where I get SOOO annoyed at really lame things. These things shouldn’t garner any sort of reaction, but I literally have to stop, take a few deep breaths, […]

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Playing Dead

A lot of people harbor some confusion when it comes to appropriate times to play dead, so I’ve compiled a short list of times when I find that playing dead is the best option.    1. When you are being ignored.– Nobody can ignore a dead body.  Unless your friends and family are the Mob. 2. […]

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Doctors Offices

I recently had to go to the doctor.  Nothing major.  They just needed to run some tests to determine why I have such a high IQ.  You know how it is. Anyway, while I was there I was reminded how much I loathe waiting rooms.  I get my impatience from my mother, and let me […]

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Daily Buffalo and Little Pleasures

Today, I was driving down the back road to my house. (There’s a narrow one lane road that runs behind the houses in the neighborhood to provide access to the garages.)  It’s only wide enough for one car at a time.  Today when I was leaving, a BMW was coming towards me.  Usually, I’d pull […]

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School!

So, since it’s past midnight, today is officially the first day of school. Off to see my advisor bright and early for my graduation check and then lunch with 100 and some of my favorite girls at the sorority house. Class at 5:15. Here are three things I want to do more of this fall: […]

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Hell hath no fury like the interstate

Why driving on the interstate sucks: Mr. Impatient Pants. A. Mr. Impatient pants has to pass you on the right.  Sure, you just passed a semi truck and were waiting to be an appropriate distance in front of it before you got back into the right lane, but heavens to Betsy you’re just not getting over […]

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