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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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Thoughts on turning 51 from an old mom with young kids

It seems like not all that long ago (OK, a year) when I was fussing about turning 50. Blubbering is probably more accurate. Honestly, this was a life-consuming traumatic event for me. I cried for MONTHS before my official b-day. And I wasn’t even sure where this sadness was coming from. Franticmommy readers may remember this soggy… Read More Thoughts on turning 51 from an old mom with young kids

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The Bear In Me

Fall is most definitely in the air in Northern Minnesota. I love Fall. The leaves, the temps, the lack of mosquitoes…I digress. One thing I DON’T care for is the urge to freakin EAT all the time! WTF? So as autumn sets in and winter is just around the corner once again I’ve come to… Read More The Bear In Me