Must Haves for Your Tailgate Party

Thank you to Sam’s Club for sponsoring today’s post and helping me get ready for tailgating this Football Season. 

I grew up in Pittsburgh. Steelers fans take their tailgating very seriously.

You go downtown and tailgate, even if you don’t actually have tickets to the game. You go for the celebration of it and to show off your black and gold pride. [Continue reading...]

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What It’s Like to Lose a Friend

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Lea Grover is a writer and toddler-wrangler living on Chicago’s South Side. When she isn’t cultivating an impressive dust bunny collection she waxes philosophic about raising interfaith children, marriage after a terminal cancer diagnosis, and vegetarian cooking. Her blog, Becoming SuperMommy, won second runner up in Blogger Idol. Sometimes it’s hard to be friends with somebody you’ve known [...]

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Making the Best of the Moment

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We were wet. That kind of amusement park wet you get when someone decides it would be a really great idea to try one of those giant tube-like water rides, where there’s always one seat that doesn’t get wet at all(usually the person suggesting the ride) and everyone else gets splashed or dunked under a [...]

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I Feel Guilty: Things They Can’t Say

things they can't say

John is a semi-sane wannabe musician making ends meet as a web developer. Always, always tired. Find him at The Adventures of Daddy Runs a Lot or on twitter @daddyrunsalot.  Dear family, I have committed a cardinal sin. Not long ago, I didn’t have rehearsal. I said I did, it was on the family schedule, [...]

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