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Nov29
Because I Am Not Completely Irrelevant! Yet!

Because I Am Not Completely Irrelevant! Yet!

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Dear Amalah, My question relates to the skinny jeans I bought and then regretted because they make my bum look rather… well, enormous. I’m a UK size 10 so I’m not supermodel-skinny, but I’m not huge. I’m also quite short (5 foot 3 inches in my stocking soles). The jeans are just about wear-out-in-public-able, but […]

Nov28
Best Children’s Crafts Websites and Resources: Tiny hands must be kept busy.

Best Children’s Crafts Websites and Resources: Tiny hands must be kept busy.

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You all rolled your eyes at me a few weeks ago when I shared all the personalized gifts and the letters to Santa. “Christmas!?” You yelled at the computer screen in your bathrobe. “Why! We’ve barely passed Halloween!” I think you’re Jimmy Stewart. Who’s laughing now that you ate a wonderful feast and it’s time […]

Nov27
Because It Pays to be a Shampoo Snob

Because It Pays to be a Shampoo Snob

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Dear Amalah, Lately, I have been having serious issues with my hair. It’s always been the main thing I spend my time on, beauty-wise, and that time used to pay off. For most of my life, I’ve taken great care of my hair, and subsequently it’s been beautiful and soft and shiny, even when I […]

Nov24

Gobble.

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Happy post-Thanksgiving weekend! There will be no new post today, because Thanksgiving sucked my brain dry. My relatives were clamoring for foodstuffs with which to fill their mouth-holes, and I was the one assigned to do the cooking. I will be return to you next week, when I will be riled up over something other […]

Nov21

Intermission

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So it appears that I am taking the week off. Because of…Thanksgiving. Yes. That’s it. I have…giblets and such to deal with. And don’t even get me started on my napkin-folding issues. Ha. No, actually I’m selling my house and looking for a new one, and the whole process has turned out to be rather […]

Nov21
Best Baby Books, Pregnancy Journals and Family Websites: I never wanted to forget the first time they slept through the night.

Best Baby Books, Pregnancy Journals and Family Websites: I never wanted to forget the first time they slept through the night.

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I was not a cliched mother with 3 baby books for her first child and then no baby books for her second child. I had three baby books for my first baby and three for my second child as well, so I was the cliched mother who’s obsessed with tracking her child’s development. It’s not […]

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