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Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies 2017-09-21 15:54:07 The perfect fall treat! These cake-like cookies combine the delicious flavors of pumpkin pie and chocolate. Write a review Save Recipe Print For about 2 1/2 dozen cookies 1 cup canned pumpkin (or fresh pumpkin) 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 egg 2 cups flour (use a [...]
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Breastfeeding: The Struggle Is Real

Most of the time, I love breastfeeding my son. The time with him that’s just ours, the special closeness, and the coolness factor that I am feeding him with my body are just a few of the reasons why I continue to do it. But if we’re being honest — and what’s a blog for […]

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Anthrocon 2017: Pittsburgh Welcomes Back the Furries (and why your kids would enjoy going)

If you and your kids are looking for something fun and unique to do this weekend, look no further. From Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, July 2, Anthrocon 2017 is once again visiting Pittsburgh for their annual convention. Here’s why you and your kids should consider checking it out. About Anthrocon Anthrocon is the largest […]

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15 Reasons Why My Baby Might Be a Cat

Before I had a baby, I used to think that owning pets was similar to having kids. Pets wake you up at every hour of the night. They’re demanding. They need constant attention and care. Our fur babies would prepare us for life with a real baby, I thought. Uh, no. Not true at all, […]

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The Stepmoms’ Mother’s Day

This is my baby’s first Mother’s Day, but not mine. Technically, I’ve been celebrating Mother’s Day – or rather, my husband has been celebrating Mother’s Day for me – for several years. Before I became Gabriel’s mom, I was – and always will be – Nathan’s stepmom. Even though this year feels different with the […]

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