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Why You Need to Start a Supper Club

I’ve mentioned before how there was a time when most of my friendships were both easy and convenient. Then life happened. You know what I’m talking about, mama. Without even realizing it, we get wrapped up in our own little lives. Between work, kids, school, job changes, and just the day-to-day, time gets sucked away. […]

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Thank you, Daylight Saving Time

It’s that time of year again. The time when anarchy rules and moms across the United States curse the gods of time.  Daylight Saving Time, that is.  She washes in like a tidal wave every spring and fall. We forget she’s coming and what’s she’s capable of, until she’s on top of us, then washing out just […]

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The Weather Outside is Frightful: Fun Indoor Activities to Use this Fall and Winter

Welcome Fall. Welcome pumpkin spice, changing leaves, football and all the fun things about this time of year. Also, a (not-so-special) welcome to Memphis’s crazy weather seasons. What’s that you say? It gives you whiplash, too?  Mother Nature can’t seem to decide on how she wants to handle us here in the mid-south, and, for […]

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Vegan in Memphis: Eating Meatless in a Meat-filled City

There’s no denying it, Memphis has incredible food. We have everything from Gus’s Fried Chicken, any of the diners, and – of course – the barbecue.  However, nowadays it’s more and more common to see alternative dietary choices being made that don’t include fried chicken or pulled pork. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan choices are becoming extremely popular for […]

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To My Friends Without Kids

To my old friends without kids, Once upon a time, our friendships were easy. Just plain easy. Conversations flowed, we could get together whenever and wherever we wanted for however long. But things have changed. There are things I want you to know… To my new friends without kids, You, whom I met after I had children, you […]

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Sorry, I’m Not Sorry for these Mama Moments

Confession: I typically cannot stand the “sorry, not sorry” hashtags and status updates I see on social media with this pithy little status disclaimer. Honestly, it drives me nuts. Maybe I’m alone, but I think they tend to imply an arrogant attitude which I don’t feel social networks need anymore of. A lot of times it’s all in good fun, […]

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