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Kara Greco

Our Journey

Our Journey began with a brief message about simple interests. This quickly blossomed into curiosity and friendship. Friendship doesn’t usually come easy between a man and a woman, but for us it was simple.  We exchanged pleasantries, while learning more about each other, our likes, dislikes, hobbies, and fascinations. We learned quickly on that…

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Kristen Palmer

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds – A Salty Halloween Treat

Carving pumpkins is so much fun and one of Halloween’s best traditions, but in my house the roasting pumpkin seeds is our favored event. Years ago, a friend of mine brought in some homemade toasted pumpkin seeds to work, and I have been addicted ever since.

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Kristen Kehl

Your Side of the Bed

Another day spent in bed, my new normal. I wasn’t sick when we met, or perhaps a more accurate statement would be, that I didn’t know I was sick when we met. Six years ago you met a fun brunette at a movie theater for a first date. We spent hours talking in the parking lot after the movie and kissed just before we parted for the night.

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Kristen Kehl

A Mom’s Hair Journey

I have had a love-hate relationship with my hair since I knew what a brush was. I was born with fine straight hair, but once puberty hit my hair started to curl. Twenty years later, I have fine textured ringlets that love to frizz. I used straightening tools and products to combat my mane, however, my hair never stayed straight for a full day.

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Kim Bryant

Empty No More Week One – “They’re Moving In!”

I am so tired! In one week, we’ve had patriotic homemade waffles (topped with whipped cream, blueberries and strawberries), Toy Story 4, donuts, a late (nine o’clock is now late) trip to Target for lawn toys, and a one-mile walk in the heat to play at the park….

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Kim Bryant

Happy Feet, Happy Hearts

It was 1993 in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, bare walls streaming rays of light, dancing with my two-year-old son and four-year-old daughter. Silly, goofy dancing. Fingers pointing randomly at the ceiling, feet flexed awkwardly, and our voices raised to the roof, we danced with complete abandon. Sometimes we danced when Daddy was home, but I never…

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Kelly Miller

Granny Gram – School Daze

Everyone is feeling the back to school energy around these parts. Watching the boob tube the other day, I was swiftly reminded of a time when summer ended and school began. Commercial after commercial on all of your back to school savings, perpetuate anxiety and financial fear mongering. Where to shop and what to buy, always brings excitement and a bit of wallet raping. “Here we go again….”

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Kim Bryant

Home Sweet Home

I don’t love clutter. I never have, much to the chagrin of my in-laws, who I think have finally given up trying to fill my car with the stuff they are trying to clear out as they age. My answer is, “donate it, and not to me.” Every move and there have been many in my marriage, has been preceded by a garage sale and/or a dumpster trip. Everything that’s in my house now is there because…

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