What My Husband IS NOT Getting For Father’s Day…

Once again, Father’s Day has completely snuck up on me. Yeah, yeah, I know it comes the second Sunday in June every year. But, see, I’m too busy being a MOTHER to have time to remember such things. So, I scramble yet again to find a meaningful, useful, and CHEAP Father’s Day gift for my husband. What I know he really wants…. Some sexy, sexy time… But Father’s Day is in JUNE. When school is out and kids are home. […]

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Father’s Day Boudoir Photo Shoot | This Father’s Day Give Your Man The Gift Of You | Meredith Masony Gets Sexy

Father’s Day in our home has always been about golfing or fishing. 10 years ago my husband made me a Mom and I made him a Dad. On my first Mother’s Day, my husband bought me a piece of jewelry that I ended up having to return because money was so tight. He wanted so badly to give me a gift, but the budget wouldn’t allow it. Over the years, these holidays revolved around our own parents and their celebrations, […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

In the 15 years I’ve been married, I’ve learned how to get what I want. Or at least a cheaper version of what I actually want. The key is giving my husband a very clear list, complete with where to find the item. He’s mentioned more than once that I have “champagne tastes on a beer budget.” But I have a talent for sniffing out the cheapest champagne… OR the fanciest beer. (I’m not sure this metaphor is working…) Here’s […]

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts from SLACKER MOM

Slacker Mom Saves Your Ass… Again. Ah, holy hell. It’s holiday gift-giving time. And if you’re a slacker like me, that means last minute holiday gifts.  As if having to roast overstuffed bloated birds while squabbling children run underfoot wasn’t enough, we’re also expected to find and select personalized holiday gifts for family members far and near. And then wrap them. And then mail some of them. I’m tired already. Well, Slacker Mom’s Guide is back, ready to save your […]

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The Best NEW Ideas for Family Game Night

Ready to up your Family Game Night game? So were we! For anyone who wished for more family downtime in 2020, I bet you got waaaay more than you bargained for. Covid spikes have brought school closings, work shutdowns, and quarantining. And all that means A LOT (dare I say too much?) family time at home. We needed NEW ideas for family game night. We’d played all of our existing board games to death and were looking for something new […]

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What Should Dads or Kids Get Moms for Valentine’s Day?

To moms, Valentine’s Day is just another day to make sure you don’t forget something for school… Remember when buying some Sponge Bob Valentine’s from Dollar General was enough? No longer! My kids’ school requires hand-made Valentine missives. Like I have time for that! This year it falls on a Thursday so if the kids have any after school activities or sports, it’s going to be hard to fit in romance. Want to make a mom happy? It doesn’t take […]

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Holiday Gift Guides & Giveaways

The below links include sponsored and affiliate links. This is displayed on the various posts for further information. Can you believe that the holidays are here? We love the holiday season and are already in the groove. We’ve teamed up with an awesome group of bloggers to come up with these gift ideas for everyone on your list, in every price range. Whether your budget is tiny or large, your family was naughty or nice… there’s something here for everyone! Our […]

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5 Things to Remember When Trying to Survive the Holidays

5 Things to Remember When Trying to Survive the Holidays The holidays can be hard for so many of us. It’s as though all of the dysfunction ever known to man emerges on one day. The pressures can be overwhelming, too. I remember the first time I had to bring a dozen hard-boiled eggs to a holiday event at my in-law’s and I swear (at the time) it was the most stress-inducing event I had ever engaged in. (So many […]

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Forget the Registry. What a New Mom Actually Needs

Ah, the baby registry. It gave me such anxiety as a first-time mom. What did I really need? What should I spend the big bucks on and where could I save money? Do I really need to register for every little thing or will my friends think that’s greedy? You see, before kids, I had no idea what a new mom actually needs. Turns out, most of it isn’t going to be on a registry.   Granny Panties. Her ass […]

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