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July 24 – SALE!!!

I had to run some errands today, which included returning some stuff at Macy’s. While I was there, I found a great dress I can wear to graduation, and it was on super sale!!! Check that off the list. I … Continue reading

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July 23 – An Evening with Some Senior IB Mammas

After running around a maze of dazed parents and their kids at the senior portrait studio, I spent the evening with three other IB moms, all amazing, who have already been through the college process. I try to do this … Continue reading

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July 23 – Senior Portraits

First official senior task today – senior portraits! Gigi and I signed up for these before Governor’s Honors Program. The two of us, shoulder to shoulder on the couch, trying to figure out perhaps the clunkiest, most unintuitive website ever … Continue reading

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July 22 – Take Cover! A Storm’s A Brewin’!

My daughter is a senior this year. My beautiful, funny, big-hearted, hard working, wonderfully talented daughter is graduating high school. I can’t believe it. It’s overwhelming.

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Council of Elders – Part 2: Al Roker’s Kebobs Done Right a.k.a.,The Busy Mom Dinner

I think all Cobb County moms will agree when I say, “May is INSANE!” The frenzy of that last month of school makes little beads of sweat form on my lip just thinking about it, even more than a month … Continue reading

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Back on the Beaten Path

I’m a graduate of Drexel University. Not sure if you’ve heard of it. Drexel lives in the shadow of the University of Pennsylvania, its bigger, smarter, Ivy League neighbor in West Philadelphia. It’s a rather conservative school, known for its … Continue reading

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Missing Miss Caroline At Halloween

Before moving to Georgia, my husband and I lived in Northern Virginia for five years. Living in New York was exciting, but I quickly discovered my age and height weren’t exactly desirable traits to casting agents. Moving was inevitable. But … Continue reading

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Check Out My Reviews at Disney Food Blog!

Hey y’all! I haven’t posted in a bit because I’ve been writing reviews of our dining experiences at Walt Disney World. Check them out! Be Our Guest http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2014/08/07/guest-review-dinner-at-be-our-guest-restaurant-in-disneys-magic-kingdom/#more-112049 Whispering Canyon Cafe http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2014/07/22/guest-review-whispering-canyon-cafe-breakfast-at-disneys-wilderness-lodge/#more-110408 Tony’s Town Square Restaurant http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2014/07/15/guest-review-tonys-town-square-restaurant-in-disney-worlds-magic-kingdom/ ‘Ohana Character Breakfast http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2014/07/04/guest-review-ohana-character-breakfast-at-disneys-polynesian-resort/#more-109826 … Continue reading

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Tales of a Working Mother Part 1: Sunday Dinner with Ashley Dale

Ashley Dale and I worked together a job or two ago. We met at my interview. I believe the circumstances were she had been promoted, and I was interviewing for her old job. I liked her immediately. Women who make … Continue reading

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A Christmas Memory of Our Own

As a young adult, before I married and had a child, before I moved to the South, I read Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory. If you haven’t had a chance to read this short story, may I suggest you check … Continue reading

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