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Lessons in love

10 Lessons in Love I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

Do you ever come across elderly couples, walking hand in hand, radiating out their love for each other? That. That’s what I want. Now and forever. I’m a hopeless romantic – in fact, I’m basically Charlotte. I love happily-ever-afters, grand romantic gestures, and sappy love songs. While my pragmatic side recognizes real life just doesn’t work […]

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This is My Parenting Style, and I’m Not Ashamed

Here’s my confession. I am a huge nerd. No, seriously. Nerd. HUGE nerd. If I’m curious about a topic, I can’t stop myself from reading things – books, articles, blogs, magazines, etc that touch upon said topic. And for the past 5 years, that topic of obsession has been…wait for it…finding my PARENTING STYLE.  How […]

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Culinary Columbus: A Memoir

This evening, as I strolled along the beautiful streets of downtown Worthington with my daughter, I couldn’t fight the wave of nostalgia that overtook me. “That’s where mommy and daddy had our wedding reception, “ I told her, pointing to the Worthington Inn. “And over there, along that stone wall, that’s where mommy sat in […]

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When You Can’t Afford the Trip of a Lifetime…

Your best friend just got back from a freaking fantastic (and ridiculously expensive) trip to Disney World with her family. Your neighbor is taking her family on a life-altering trip to Europe. Your parents just planned an incredibly romantic weekend for two in Napa Valley. Your boss is spending a gloriously relaxing spring break with […]

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Dinner and a Movie – Princess Style!

Friday nights have become my family’s unofficial “family night.” After a busy week of working and preschool, we like to have fun as a family. Sometimes we go out, but my favorite nights are the ones where we stay in and relax with a movie. This week, my little one decided on watching “Beauty and […]

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