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“Chocolate Philosophy” Made Simple…

by Jenny Hansen Chocolate is practically a religious experience for my husband’s family, especially dark chocolate. See’s Dark Nuts & Chews, dark chocolate bars from Trader Joe’s, and the ever-popular Dove Dark Chocolate [...]

A Special Breakfast

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 passing [...]

I’d Be Pleased To Welcome Gwyneth Paltrow

Things ran on a pretty even keel at this weekend. Nothing blew up, I put on a real shirt with buttons, and Husband watched the kids while I went to the grocery store by myself. Never fear, just because the Kellermans didn’t experience [...]

Can You Repeat the Word?

Morning Readers, Who wants to hear a formative childhood story? Ok, I just counted one hand out of the five of you reading this, so I’ll continue. Long ago, in a faraway land – or possibly the exact same town I live in right now [...]

One, Please.

While I wait for yet another specialist to arrive and give me an estimate on this situation, I thought I’d check in and see how everyone’s weekend was. If it was anything like mine, you flipped out on your spouse and, in the few [...]

The Lone Reviewer

Do you and your other half enjoy watching the same movies? Husband and I watch quite a few of them together, but I’ll readily admit there’s a divide when it comes to certain genres. For instance, if my love suggests we watch a gangster [...]

Awkward Party Animals

I just got back from the grocery store. It was eventful, but as I’m still recovering from exactly how eventful, let’s just talk about that jaunt on Wednesday. At any rate, getting distracted by today would be a mistake because then [...]

Percolating Betrayal

I’m not sure if I ever mentioned it, but my dear companion, Mr. Coffee, died suddenly a while back. Exactly. If that can happen here, it can happen in you house too. I’ll let you process your shock quietly before we move on. Breathe. Now [...]

Mr. Fix It

Well, the bets are in, and in the race to break first, the dryer beat out the van, the other car, and microwave by a long shot. Don’t worry, all other appliances are still putting in the effort to quit working, but we’re really [...]

Death of A Kindle

Morning Readers, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the minute you become a parent, accept that all your stuff will soon be broken. It’s not all bad. For instance, when you own absolutely no worldly possessions, you [...]