Giveaway: $25 Wholesale Costume Club Gift Card!

June 13, 2012 by  
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Recently I reviewed a Princess Leia costume. Lucy loves her new costume, and for once we actually have someone’s Halloween costume planned out well ahead of time. I’m really happy with the costume too. It is a welcome addition to our repertoire of cos…

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“On Democracy”… (H.L. Mencken Poster)

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Someone Else

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Don’t you ever wish you were? Someone else, that is? I know I do from time to time–but luckily, I gravitate back to embracing (and appreciating) my God-given vessel. I thought it would be fun to be a cartoon character for a day; something a little …

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THRIFT. VINTAGE. UPCYCLE. CRAFTS. BEAUTY. FASHION. POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE! You can have it all. On a shoe string budget!

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Things I’m Afraid To Tell You

June 13, 2012 by  
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Yeah, I know. What could possibly be left that you don’t know. Well, plenty. Although not that I am afraid to tell you, I just haven’t gotten around to it yet.  I mean sheesh, I’ve only been doing this blogging thing for four years and 11 months.  GIVE ME SOME TIME TO GET TO IT, [...]

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iFixit names new Macbook Pro the most difficult to repair Macbook yet

June 13, 2012 by  
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The new Macbook Pro with Retina display is drool-inducing, except if you want to fix it yourself, according to the pros at iFixit.

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E3 2012: Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter hands-on playtest

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Icrontic sits down with Cryptic to get a hands-on demo with the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons MMO Neverwinter at E3 2012.

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Summer Beauty Bargains

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Take 50% off BH Cosmetics’ Steal of the Day – a 28 Color Palette – Smokey Eye Edition for 36 hours only! Bliss always rocks the great deals: Choose four mini faves with your purchase of $100 or more today! Use code TRAVBUDS at check out. Offer valid through June 20,…

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Weekend Adventures: North Manitou Island

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I couldn’t have thought of a better way to celebrate the first year of marriage to my best friend, than by hiking thru the wilderness and soaking up the sun on the beaches of North Manitou Island. This past weekend was one that will not be forgotten – …

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Take Good Care of Yourself

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I’ve been blessed with pretty darn good health throughout my adult years. Besides during pregnancy, I’ve hardly needed to see a doctor since high school. Like most people, I hate doctor visits, so of course I consider it a very good thing that I have h…

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Protective Gear Required

June 13, 2012 by  
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For some reason, the 3 boys that I live with feel the need to constantly have epic-like wrestling matches on our king size bed. It’s a testosterone thing. I don’t get it. There are pillows thrown, things like “Avengers Assemble!” being shouted and a ton of ducking and hiding on my part when I have [...]

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