Month: November 2019

Decorative Fire Starters

Are you old enough to remember that cheesy movie Firestarter starring Drew Barrymore from the 1980s? I just remembered it when I typed the title, I wonder what Drew thinks about acting in it now…. Anyway, not the reason for today’s post. I was thinking about host/hostess gifts and I’m a believer in gifting something …

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It’s Okay If You Don’t Understand Transgender Identity (But It’s Not Okay To Question It)

Gentle message for those who don’t understand transgender identity. I’ve lost count of the private messages sent to me since announcement about my own female-to-male son, a high schooler, a few months ago. Only one was negative and hateful; all the rest say some version of, “We’re actually experiencing this with my so-and-so, and it …

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Kimberly & James Van Der Beek Announce Miscarriage 1 Month After Sharing Pregnancy News

James Van Der Beek shares miscarriage news on “Dancing With the Stars” Only a month ago, actor James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly announced the happy news that they were expecting their sixth child. Now, they’re sharing that they’ve suffered a devastating miscarriage. The couple took to Instagram in early October and acknowledged …

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We’re Doing A ‘Restaurant Thanksgiving’ This Year– And I Can’t Wait

Every year, for as long as I can remember, I’ve cooked (or helped cook) enormous Thanksgiving dinners. I’ve hosted many Thanksgiving meals, and I’ve also shared the task with close friends or family members. As the self-titled Pinterest Queen, I’ve stayed up until 3 a.m. the night before Thanksgiving crafting cornucopias from bread stick dough …

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‘Noelle’ Is The Disney+ Holiday Original Movie People Can’t Stop Talking About

Before you watch anything else on your new Disney+ subscription, queue up Noelle I truly never thought I’d say this, but sorry Netflix, Lifetime, and Hallmark. The best holiday movie since Elf is out this year, and to watch it, you’re going to need to use that new Disney+ subscription we know you got. The feel-good …

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