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How To Save More Money Than You Ever Dreamed Possible

Step 1 – Sit down at the end of the month and figure out where every dollar will go in the next month. Step 2 – Make a list of all of the expenses you can pay for with cash. … Continue reading

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And then there were four.

I can’t stop looking at them. They are so tall.  Their voices are so much deeper.  They have made plans and schemes since June and they are eager to share them with me. Emma leapt into my arms, buried her … Continue reading

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Today, Tomorrow and The Next Day

Today:   It’s been 41 days since Jared and I quit smoking with the help of Chantix.  I had to give up the “little blue magic pills”, as Jared calls them, after about a week of not smoking because I … Continue reading

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The Hard Part.

“Is being a mom hard?” she asked. “Yes.” I answered without hesitation.  Fear and a desire to understand better washed over her face almost imperceptibly.  She mentioned something about working and the things we do. “It’s not taking care of … Continue reading

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In Which I Educate My Mom On Whoredom And Decide Not To Bitch To The Internet. For Once.

“Alright, Mom.  I have to go.” Our morning conversation was beginning to bleed into my working hours and I could no longer ignore the screams from my inbox. “OK, baby.  I love you.” “I love you, too.  Thanks for listening … Continue reading

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How Miss Britt Does Dishes. No. Really.

If you spend enough time with another person, you’re bound to discover their little quirks and eccentricities. For example, this weekend I learned that Becky brings her own washcloths on vacation with her – and sometimes leaves them behind when … Continue reading

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Remember when your grandparents forced you to look at their vacation slides for hours? It’s like that.

I spent several hours yesterday uploading 500 pictures – and I’m still not done. I then proceeded to spend several more hours painting the front entry and hallway of my house – because that totally makes sense to do right … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

When he first suggested it back in March, I told him he was out of his mind. “There’s no fucking way my kids are going to be gone for 6 weeks, Jared. Do you have any idea how long 6 … Continue reading

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Wherever I Go, There I’ll Be

Tomorrow is the big day. BrittCon 2008. And although I’ve been planning it for over a month now, I still cannot get over how totally and completely ridiculous that name is. For those of you who may be new here … Continue reading

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Now When Will I Find Time To Dust My Mother Of The Year Trophy?

I’ve had this post planned since March. Today was going to be the day I told you about how badly I would miss my children. Today I was going to describe in loving detail how I wake up with my … Continue reading

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