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What I Learned On My First Kid-Free Vacation

After three and half years in the parenting trenches, my husband and I took our first adults-only vacation (our honeymoon) at a resort in Big Sur, California. I didn’t feel too guilty about leaving our daughter behind with her grandparents, because ice cream. The real question was, would I be okay? As a stay-at-home mom, […]

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5 Things That Went Hilariously Wrong At My Wedding

In the anxious days leading up to my wedding, married friends warned me that no matter how much I planned, some little thing would inevitably go wrong and it wouldn’t be a big deal. I counted five things: 1. It Rained When you plan a Malibu wedding in July during one of the worst droughts […]

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A Mom’s Guide To Her Wedding Registry

I know, this is such a tease.  I owe you – the readers I love – a full accounting of the wedding.  The problem is, I’m still waiting for the official photographs, and trust me this is not a story that can be told without pictures (see preview below).  Until then, I’ll be sharing some […]

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Love Means Never Having To Say Your Teeth Look Yellow

With two weeks left until our wedding, I’ve been trimming, tinting, plucking, waxing, shaping, toning and otherwise altering every cell of my body.  Meanwhile, Dave’s to-do list had one item: “Get haircut.”  I decided the only way to level the playing field would be for us to do some kind of beauty treatment TOGETHER. Lucikly, […]

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5 Advantages To Putting The Baby Carriage Before Marriage

If you’ve been watching me prepare for our nuptials with our 3-year-old in tow, you know that preschoolers make terrible wedding planners.  But as I zone in on our BIG DAY (one month away!), I’m realizing some hidden advantages to doing things backwards 1. We’ve Got Warm Feet- I’m not talking about the kind you get from sharing a down comforter, though those […]

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