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My Mom-Alone-Time Dream Shopping Scenario

Any mom will tell you that, even though we love our kids to bits, there is something invigorating and empowering about shopping ALONE. Alone as in “no-kids-I-am-all-by-my-lovely-self” shopping. It’s damn near euphoric. We are better shoppers too. More savvy. More purposeful. We can actually stand, contemplate, and finish a thought thus getting the best deal on… Read More My Mom-Alone-Time Dream Shopping Scenario

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Surprise, It’s Winter! | A Snowy Rant from an Unprepared Minnesota Mom

We had a spectacular autumn this year. The temps were mild, the hurricanes stayed down south where the below and the trees blessed us with mind-blowing fall colors. For about a week. Then, as if Mother Nature was in an especially disgruntled mood, it was freakin’ winter Just.Like.That. If Father Time is ticking of Mom… Read More Surprise, It’s Winter! | A Snowy Rant from an Unprepared Minnesota Mom

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#TBT DEAR MOM (a tale of squirrels and other little boy naughtiness)

Dear Mom, Hi, it’s me Jakey-D. You know, your kid? I just wanted to say “sorry” for being a pain in your rear today…and last night.. and the night before. I know I am supposed to be extra good when Daddy’s gone…. ..but I just forgot. Kinda like how I forgot there’s not supposed to… Read More #TBT DEAR MOM (a tale of squirrels and other little boy naughtiness)

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Blingin’ up Your Abode: 3 Home Improvement Strategies You Should Implement This Year

  I may spend a lot of time watching shows like Million Dollar Listing or even have fantasies about extreme downsizing while watching Tiny House Nation, but the bottom line is that my home is my home. And it will likely be the only house I own for quite some time. Now, I could sit… Read More Blingin’ up Your Abode: 3 Home Improvement Strategies You Should Implement This Year

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Franticmommy Turns EIGHT! A Fun Recap of my Blogging Dreams and Work-From-Home Adventures

Hard to believe it was eight years ago I created Franticmommy as a place to share my goofy parents stories. It seems like only yesterday I was floundering around, trying to find my voice and trying to juggle parents, full-time employment and my total love for blogging. Looking back on old blog posts is a… Read More Franticmommy Turns EIGHT! A Fun Recap of my Blogging Dreams and Work-From-Home Adventures