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Frumperella & the New Black Dress

This one is for the mommy’s. For you ladies holding it down. The jobs, the weight loss, the food prep, the yoga, the heavy lifting, the poopy diapers. The child-rearing from the home or from the road. For you holding down the marriages and the happy husbands while making dinner, making the beds, doing the laundry […]

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Intentionality in Marriage

My first priority when I walk in the door after work is to look as homeless as I possibly can. After a long day of having to wear pants I feel that it is my reward to promptly remove them when I get home and lavish my body with something amazing like 100% cotton jersey knit. I […]

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The Brevity of Life Can be Found in Car Accidents

My day started like any other random Tuesday. I’m blowdrying my hair into a funky-faux-madina and I hear a super loud pop. I see something that appears to be a spring (which I now know to be a heat coil) fly across the bathroom and land in one of the sinks with a clink. I stand […]

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When Love Literally Ends Up In The Granger

There is this adorable Pinterest idea that I brought to life six years ago and it hangs near the front door of our home. It’s a framed graphic that says “I love you because _______” and we write all the reasons we love each other on the glass in dry erase marker. Gag-worthy adorable, yes, I […]

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A Little Ditty About Marriage

Today is our wedding anniversary and it’s only fitting that I offer a ditty about marriage… Except it’s not really a ditty… It’s more of a blog post. (I hope you wordsmiths enjoyed that. You’re welcome.) Let’s dance, shall we? I never really understood the saying “I married my best friend.” I threw the phrase […]

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