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N’awlins gal in Colorado – Parade of Mardi Gras King Cakes

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N’awlins gal in Colorado – Parade of Mardi Gras King Cakes
I grew up outside of New Orleans.  I moved to Colorado in 2002, and since then, have always searched for comparable king cakes for Mardi Gras. Nothing compares to New Orleans king cakes, so far, especially my favorite from New Orleans: McKenzie’s or Tastee Donuts, but here are some options you can try if you … Continue...

Fridaaaay! Links

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Fridaaaay! Links

Just look at this scratch circle etched in the sand by a piece of grass. via kottke

It’s Black History Month. For weeks, I’ve been thinking about this story of a gift one mother gave her daughter when they were separated by slavery.

Let’s go to the Seven...

New Cover for Stephen King’s It

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New Cover for Stephen King’s It

This new cover for It is perfection. Also, this version of the book comes in more normal sized type, which made me realize that It is the War and Peace of horror novels. I could hardly hold it in one hand.

Anyway, I got you guys something.

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Fridaaay! Links

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Fridaaay! Links

Have you seen this already? You should watch it again.

Taste test of heart-shaped boxes of Valentine’s chocolate that tends to be available last minute. Ahem.

“Show up with and for your friends. You matter, and your presence matters.” (Jessica, 40) Truth. From Ten Life Lessons to Excel in Your 30s, crowdsourced...

#ItsWorkingProject Twitter Party 1/27 8PM EST

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#ItsWorkingProject Twitter Party 1/27 8PM EST

On Wednesday, January 27th from 8-9pm, It’s Working Project will be hosting an #itsworkingproject Twitter event, with Glamamom as a co-panelist. We’re opening up a conversation with online moms about work after baby and how companies can successfully bring new parents back to work with ease. We’ll discuss the best strategies...

Fridaaay! Links

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Fridaaay! Links

This song used to enrage High-School Virgin Maggie. She has long waited for this day.

This candle cracks me up. And causes me to withdraw slightly.

Nerds! Finally the perfect postage stamps for your wedding invitations.

Worth re-reading in the wake of the Tamir Rice verdict, Luvvie’s The Stages of What Happens When...

The Part Where He Flies Away

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The Part Where He Flies Away

Gif from a Dole commercial. Happy New Year, you guys.

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Men Explain Things to Me

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Men Explain Things to Me

Do works about equality and social justice make you so sad and pissed off? It’s so hard to power through, and it’s all I can think about for weeks after. Still, this was worth reading. It’s always nice to have facts confirm your suspicions about weird elements of your life.

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Pampers #BetterForBaby Grant

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Pampers #BetterForBaby Grant

One of my favorite things about Pampers is its commitment to community and helping families in need. As an ambassador of the brand, I’m given the opportunity each year to take part in local charitable initiatives with support and funding from Pampers. It has been endlessly fulfilling to provide relief to those who need it most and...

The Clasp by Sloane Crosley

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The Clasp by Sloane Crosley

I’m conflicted about this book, have you read it? Because let’s discuss.

The Clasp is the first book I’ve read by Sloane Crosley, and she has such a talent for observation and detail that I’m now going to read everything else she’s written. And I can’t wait.

That said, the momentum...

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