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Best Mom

5 Out of 5 Stars

As if there was ever really any doubt. Nonetheless, I have secured the hardcopy evidence and now I submit it into the loving care of the internets, who will be sure to NEVER FORGET that in fact, I rate. This also illustrates how cool I am to not only be palindromic (!!) but also up-side-down-ic. […]

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He Puts the “W” in “Mom”

The Maker made me this super-awesome pop-up card and I know you’re all jealous. He has recently been enamored of the nifty way you can play with words, and he particularly adores palindromes. However, in the case of my name (which is, of course, “Mom”) he likes that I sign my notes with “WOW MOM”. […]

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Halloween Popcorn Balls

Halloween Popcorn Balls

We were the family on the block who laboriously made and distributed popcorn balls to trick-or-treaters at Halloween. During the years that we did it, nobody was talking about razor blades wickedly secreted in apples, and you never heard anyone brag about the house with factory-made candy: WE were the shizz. The only people who […]

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Bloody Mary FTW

If you’re in need of a little liquid therapy you need to drop by my Mom’s for some of her homemade Bloody Mary loving kindness. You’ll have to bring your own vodka (she’s allergic), but this zingy mix is going to rock your brunch whether you remember the Grey Goose or not. She says back […]

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Ice, Age 9, Explains Relationships

Me: Do any girls like you right now? Ice: A lot. Me (floored): Really? How many? Ice: Seven or eight. Me: Wow. Who are all these girls? Ice: Emily, Adrianne, Caroline, Elizabeth, Teoni, Taylor, Ashley, and a couple others. Narrowing it down, I like Emily and Adrianne best. Caroline and Ashley are really close friends. […]

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How getting older works

That’s How It Works

A conversation with the Maker, age six: The Maker: Has it been at least ten years since I was born? The Mom: No. It’s been six years since you were born. The Maker: Because I’m six? The Mom: Yep. (silent moment) The Maker: Ooohhhh, so THAT’S how it works. Image credit: Rainbow Raider on Flickr

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Sweet Boy

Sweet Boy

Last night I found a darling boy-crafted flower on my pillow when I went to bed. Had to be the Maker. This morning I took his picture with it. Don’t you think his girlfriend will go all “awwww!” over this some day?

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