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Family Dinner 2.0

My husband and I both grew up having family dinners every night. On Sundays, thanks to our Italian heritage, we did “Linner.” (Lunch that starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m.). I have very fond memories of my family of 4 sitting at the table, once my mom actually sat, watching Jeopardy or […]

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Mom Crush: DJ Tanner

As a child of the 80s, I have vivid memories of watching Full House on Tuesday nights. Remember back in the day before the DVR and Netflix? When you actually had to watch live TV or miss it? DJ was the coolest young girl, who was honest, kind and wholesome. Everyone, including me, wanted to be […]

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Chicken, Chicken, Winner, Dinner….again?

I can’t be alone in have the dreaded shudder attack when asked, “What’s for dinner?” “Chicken?” I mean seriously, do they REALLY need to eat dinner every.single.night? The truth of the matter is my older son has a constant rotation with a few special add-ins and my younger son invariably wants what’s on everyone else’s plate. […]

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40 is the New 20

Fourteen years ago I turned 25. I remember thinking, “Am I having a quarter-life crisis?” In December I turned 39 with little to no thought about it, but on New Years Eve it hit me, I’m almost 40.  I’ve never been one concerned with my age, especially since most of my friends have always been older, […]

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