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You Can Do This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Make a T-Shirt of Questionable Taste

WARNING:  If you are super sensitive and/or uptight you might be offended by this post. . .Possibly more so than the rest of my posts.  You should probably stop reading now. So one of my Brother’s has a wicked sense of humor.  And though I don’t get to see him often, whenever we get together, we laugh so hard our
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Get Off Your Butt and Get Your Butter On

Ahhhhnnnddddd here I am phoning in a lame post on a Monday. My sincerest apologies. Pretty sure today is going to involve my toilet training toddler refusing to poop in the potty so. . . Yeah. . . Distracted. . . and seriously second-guessing that law degree. . Anyway, summer is getting into full swing in these parts and we’ve
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Super-fast Chicken Salad

This is one of my Husband’s favorites.  I like it too.  I still can’t convince the toddler but I keep trying. This is the fastest chicken salad.  I make it about once a month and we typically eat it for lunches. Here’s How: 1.  Get yo’self a rotisserie chicken from the grocery.  (A turkey breast would also work).  Plus, some
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Cookie Toast: For When Good Eaters Go Bad

I’d like to tell you I’ve been away doing fabulous things.  But mostly I’m waddling around aimlessly wishing this baby would GET OUT already.  I know I should be careful what I wish for, but I’m WAY over being pregnant. Meanwhile, adorable Big Brother has been keeping me busy.  He’s getting so big and changing so FAST.  In just the
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Nectarine Salad

Most days I start preparing our dinner sometime about 6:30AM. Insane, no? But we like to exhaust the kid err do things as a family in the evenings and if I didn’t have dinner prepped ahead of time, we likely wouldn’t eat until 9PM.  As it is now, we aren’t typically done with dinner until about 8 or 8:30. So my
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Lamp Makeover

Remember how I mentioned one of the parenting decisions I regret most was allowing my baby to TOUCH things he probably had no business touching? And one of those things was lights? And now he’s a toddler and he WON’T STOP TOUCHING LIGHTS and our house has looked like a dark cave for months between all the black out drapes
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Easy Gazpacho Cheat

In case you somehow missed my non-stop bitching. . .It’s been HOT here. And while I love summer, I don’t love when the heat index reaches 111. We are very fortunate to have central air and our cars also have air conditioning – which is a big plus.  When I first moved to Baltimore, I had a car with no
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: “Postcard” Wall Art

As you are aware, I’m engaging in some serious front-line trench warfare with our house. It’s not the house’s fault.  A series of events including an unwanted guest (basement mold) a few years ago, and the addition of one toddler plus another on the way has made our previous living arrangements less than ideal these days. So. . .improving we
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EARTH DAY! You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: DIY Cheap “Zebra” Hide Rug

Hope everyone had a happy weekend.  Especially glad to hear our friends in Boston are safe and are hopefully starting a much more normal week today.   Friday while I was watching some of that craziness play out in the news, I made a zebra rug for under Mac’s table and chairs.  I’m tickled with the way it turned out
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Toddler/Kid Easter Craft

Here’s an easy holiday to-do for the five and under crowd. 1.  Find yourself some thin cardboard.  The cardboard packaging that cheap beer comes in is perfect.  And let’s face it, if you have children under 5, you probably have a decent amount of that stuff hanging around. . . 2.  Wait until the children are napping. 3.  Crack open
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