Writings from my little corner of modern domesticity.

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Mac n’ Cheese: A Love Story

Guys…I freaking love mac n’ cheese. In all its forms- the heartwarming comfort-food made with a roux and extra love, the restaurant trying to make it worth the $11 they’re asking for it, the Velveeta stuff that’s not really even cheese…even the stuff in the blue box that’s the food equivalent of a hotel that …

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I Actually Took Her Toys

My oldest is 3.5, and that’s enough for any mother that’s been there to sigh and begin nodding sympathetically at this point. This means that she’s caught in that interesting point of childhood between gaining responsibilities and testing every possible boundary. She is expressing herself, and finding how she fits in this great big world …

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Whose Plan is it, Anyway?

“…You saw the fields laid bare and wasted, And weary winter coming fast, And cozy here, beneath the blast, You thought to dwell, Till crash! the cruel plough passed Out through your cell. That small heap of leaves and stubble, Has cost you many a weary nibble! Now you are turned out, for all your …

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Midnight Grocery Runs

Is it weird I like to go grocery shopping in the middle of the night? Probably- and it’s really probably only something I’ll get to continue doing while I’m in college. Mostly because there aren’t many grocery stores open 24 hours a day other than Meijer. It’s just much less stressful to do it late …

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