15 Things We’ll Feel Nostalgic for in 25 Years

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I know I don't need to remind anyone of the enormous differences between now and 1990, but just consider these things: video rental stores, pagers, Grammy winners Milli Vanilli, the debut of The Simpsons. Everyone was watching Thirtysomething. A young Julia Roberts captured our attention in her breakout film Pretty Woman. Acid-washed jeans, big perms, shoulder pads, overalls, … [Read more...]

The Liebster Award and My 4th Blogaversary

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    This week marks 4 years of blogging for me. It continues to be a rewarding and fun and fulfilling way to spend my time, and I have no plans to stop anytime soon. Some say blogging is on the decline, but I see it differently - blogging is evolving and changing and allowing for everyone to interpret and use their blogs in whatever way they like. There is no … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Getting Older Doesn’t Suck

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  There comes a time when we all begin getting older. It starts right around 40, and it happens gradually. You start to notice that you’re a little bit out of step with things – you hear music you don’t recognize, you see young actors and actresses on the cover of magazines in the supermarket and have no idea who they are. Your knees feel a little, tiny bit achy, and … [Read more...]

Why I Kept My Kids Busy During the Summer

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There were not a lot of lazy days during the summer when my kids were growing up. A week after school ended and a week before it started they were home, without plans or schedules, but for the most part, most of their summer days were spent in organized activities, from pre-school through middle school. They loved it. … [Read more...]