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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Kid’s “Subway” Art

We’ve all see those lovely large wall hangings that are designed to look like “Subway Art.” For a while, I was positively lusting after them. But now they seem to be ubiquitous and I feel like they are rather predictable. Not to mention, professionally crafted imitation subway signs are EXPENSIVE and even the DIY versions often require a lot of photocopying,
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Board Book Memory Album

I have a paper problem.  I hoard reams of it.  Magazine clippings, little admissions tickets, maps, brochures, quotes I’ve scribbled on the backs of envelopes. . .I like to keep all this junk because I am always intending to include it in our photo albums, memory books, boxes, journals, etc. I like me some memories. . . Preferably with copious
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Seriously, Why Do I Even Bother?

Saturday marked the highly unanticipated delivery of my Land’s End swimsuit. Look, it’s not wonderful but it will work.  It’s not nearly as super-sucky-inny as a Miracle Suit but then again, it was at least half the price of a Miracle suit so I suppose you only pay for half as much slimming power.  And I feel like the straps
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