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Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Recipe – A Busy Day Win!

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Since Nick started back to work full-time, I’ve had to resume preparing and cooking dinner 5 nights out of the week. Thankfully, the crock pot and I are reacquainted and officially best buds again. Last night, I made an old favorite – crock pot BBQ pulled pork on flavorful bulkie rolls. It’s an easy recipe and a busy day win! Score the recipe here!

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Remembering September 11, 2001

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10 Best New Mommy Bloggers

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In recent days and months, a number of new mommy bloggers have emerged – some focused solely on blogging about their families, others taking a broader approach. Like all the great women before them, the pioneers of the mommy blogging industry, they’re already making footprints and catching the eye of loyal readers and brands. Here are the top 10 best new mommy bloggers: Read more

MUDDies Moment: Vacuum Cleaners With Balls

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Channeling Marilyn Through Starbucks’ “Blonde”

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My husband bought some awesome Starbucks’ Veranda “Blonde” coffee for our Keurig yesterday. With every luscious sip, I feel as if I’m channeling a little Marilyn Monroe! Happy Sunday everyone!

The Wizard of Oz in Maine?

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Most of New England is under a tornado watch today. Now, I’m not sure if it pertains to Maine because we seem to be a little off the color-coded radar thingy. But I’m not taking any chances. If I see a cloud shaped like the heels on a stiletto, I’m outta wherever I am. Gone. Nearest fallout shelter. Some random stranger’s bathtub. I WILL find shelter. Read more

MUDDies Moment: When All Else Fails

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Things Doctors Don’t Need to Tell Seasoned Mothers

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I brought Aless for her 9-month checkup yesterday which, aside from her head circumference continuing to decline (for another day), went splendid. I am, however, amazed that at 38-years-old having already raised three productive, awesome kids the doctor feels it necessary to say certain things to me. Technically, I’m a freakin’ pro. You don’t get much more seasoned than me. Here are some of the things he reminded me of and instructed me to do (while I stood there nodding like a cheap dollar store bobblehead): Read more