Fat Girl Walking Cover Reveal & Pre-Order

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Pinch me. I knew this was coming, that everything was rolling forward, and yet... each new step leaves me so in shock I can't breath. … [Read More...]

A Whole Decade

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I've been married to Andy for 10 years. If there is anything I learned from last year, our anniversaries come and go here with little pomp and circumstance. And we like it that way, because we're tired and always forget to grab cheesy cards from the grocery store the night before. … [Read More...]

The Internet is a Place. For Real.

Internet Friends

My friend Amy shared a video with me this morning about a boy named Josh who was previously bullied after losing his dad, but one day decided to open doors for people, and it changed his life. It was the typical tearjerker, emotional piano music in the background, only watch this shit on your period … [Read More...]

Old Hollywood Glamour

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If I could have one totally frivolous and useless goal in life, it would be to put myself in a position to sometimes wear formal wear. In theory. Because in theory wearing fancy gowns with sparkly bangles and gorgeous heels sounds like an absolute dream come true. In reality, Oh My God, why … [Read More...]

2015: The Game Plan

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I woke up the day after Christmas, briefly forgetting that it had happened. That is, until I walked into my living room to find crap everywhere, empty wine bottles from the previous night's celebrations all over the counter, and I turned on the news to promises of weight loss and finally, finally, … [Read More...]

What I Really Say To Your Husband

Ladies, your husbands are emailing me. Repeatedly. You may or may not have any idea this is happening. It's probably while you're in the shower, or after you go to bed. Or maybe when you think they're texting a co-worker on the couch, or in the bathroom on their iPads. … [Read More...]

Listen, It’s Okay To Be Alone At Christmas

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I have a very romanticized idea of the holidays. I function at a Clark W. Griswold level of holiday merriment from November through mid-January. It's obnoxious. I grew up having amazing Christmases with my grandmother before she died. She filled every room of her house with friends and family as … [Read More...]

Tastefully Simple Copycats

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Without fail, this always happens to me. I fall in love with something, and then it goes away. Parks and Rec, the Taco Light from Taco Bell (it was a 90's thing. It was amazing), and my local Tastefully Simple representative. … [Read More...]

Brittany’s Gift Guide 2014 & Merry, Merry Giveaway!

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This is my favorite time of year. The twinkly lights, the holiday music, the movie Christmas with the Kranks that nobody in my house loves except me. Oh, and the post where I put together the ultimate gift guide for your shopping pleasure, and even do an extra-special giveaway to make it all the … [Read More...]

Stage 5 Clinger

Clinger Text

"You never call me anymore." He said. "Yes I do!" "Um no, you don't. It's Wednesday and you haven't called to bug me at work all week?" So, two things. One, he apparently only pretends to be annoyed with me, which only confirms my theory that my exasperating personality is a large part of … [Read More...]

Contagious But Organized

Erin Condren Planner

Ever have the type of stomach virus that renders every poor schmuck that comes to your door a potential caretaker? "I just threw up so hard toilet water splashed up and hit my face and I pooped in my shorts, what should I do?" I asked, holding a towel to my cheek. … [Read More...]