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Wash warm, Tumble low

“These aren’t my socks.” “Wait. Are these my shorts?” “Mo-o-o-m, this is Dad’s underwear.” “Think this stain will come out?” “How long as this stuff been sitting wet in the washer?” Ah, yes, the joys of laundry.  It is a … Continue reading

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Bundle Up for Real

Ahhh, the allure of cute winter fashion. As temperatures drop, snow falls, and days get shorter, we create images in our minds of looking adorable and festive in our trendy outerwear. We imagine looking, well, like this model. All matchy-matchy, … Continue reading

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Grin and Bear It

The onset of November tends to make me cranky. Here in New England, I am forced to admit that not only is summer truly over, but we are moving swiftly through Fall. It is getting increasingly colder and it is … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

We recently sold our old bedroom furniture to help fund a new set.  The old pieces were ugly, heavy, and not an efficient use of space.  They came into my life along with my husband (although he’s cute, not heavy, … Continue reading

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Situational Dress Up

I get it. As we move through our phases of life, our personal styles change – mostly because our bodies, preferences and moods seem to shift like the wind. And, at some point we reach a time when “age appropriate … Continue reading

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Closet Indecisiveness

It is the epitome of a First World Problem, and I am embarrassed and feel guilty for even admitting it.  But Lord knows I’ve embarrassed myself before with this blog, and I know I’m not totally alone with this confession.  … Continue reading

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Keep, Toss, Donate

My mother and I had a tradition when I was a girl that happened every Spring and every Fall.  She would painstakingly help me sort through my clothing, in preparation for the change of seasons or school year, to determine … Continue reading

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