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Time To Shape Up

Quick update: For those of you who have not already been notified via Facebook, my mermaid birthday seduction idea for Mike totally tanked.  I borrowed my friend Mer’s mermaid costume, flopped onto the bed as promised and then promptly started itching uncontrollably.  Mer has 2 cats and I happen to…

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Life Motherhood

Forever Destined for Momdom

Well, I am officially a socialite.  Yes, I Erin, am now inches away from mingling with real live reality TV stars.  I am trying extremely hard not to let this go to my head but I was invited to a black tie affair in Atlanta by the personal assistant of…

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Family Life

Hip And Coo-Old

On Thursday my father is having his hip replacement surgery.  We were discussing details of his operation when he told me his doctor gave him a pamphlet about “sex after joint replacement”.  I said “Well, it is a good thing that you won’t have to worry about that right?”  Silence. …

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Mechanical Error

Last night I was working out listening to the Jersey Boys soundtrack when I was reminded of the time my parents inadvertently set me up on a blind date despite the fact that I am indeed married to Mike.  This made me start laughing and trip.  My phone fell on…

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Marriage

May All Your Dreams Come True

All last week my in-laws were in town.  That was actually not the funny part.  We were sitting there having yet another awkward family dinner when my sister-in-law (who used to not like me but I have sort of grown on her like a fungus over the years) reminded me…

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Pets

Best.Vet.Ever.

Our super cool vet, Dr. Vickers, just responded to my most recent blog regarding my middle of the night trip to the animal emergency room, on my anniversary, to have my dog’s anal glands emptied.  He graciously told me I should have called him which sent me into a fit…

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Marriage

Make Love Not War

Last weekend Mike and I celebrated our anniversary.  Right before we left for dinner I realized one of my beloved dogs was acting like she did not feel well. When we returned home, my precious little Maggie was obviously feeling worse.  She had not touched her little treat or pooped…

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Family Life Motherhood

A Sight For Sore Eyes

Last Mother’s Day weekend, I was having a slumber party in our basement with my daughters and my niece.  The girls spent about 2 hours playing FatBooth on my phone and then switched to catapulting themselves back and forth between air mattresses.  I was lying on the floor checking my…

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