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Lacey Hammons
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Perfect Sugar Cookies
Nothing is perfect, except maybe these guys here. Everyone has their opinions on sugar cookies, but these ones cook up thick, hold their shape, stay soft, and taste like your Nana's love is all shoved inside.  And did I mention they're simple? Well. Bonus f...

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Chocolate Cupcakes!
I tried a new recipe this weekend for chocolate cupcakes and man am I pleased with myself. I started with the Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" recipe and made some tweaks to move from milk chocolate to  seriously  dark goodness.  Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1-3...

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Seat 21D
I'm sitting in the exit row of a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to St. Louis; extra leg room is a small perk of traveling so much that the fun is completely gone. Above me in the overhead bin is a mini cooler bag tucked into my carry on. It has two days wort...

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After This, Pregnancy Should Be Breeze
I'm not pregnant. I've never been pregnant. I've not even had a chemical pregnancy. I've never created a life. But I have had crazy hormonal mood swings. I've woken up at 3am soaked from night sweats. I've had hot flashes at random. My boobs have been so so...

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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: A Father's Unsolicited Input on Infertility
It was Friday afternoon. I was working in my office, occasionally checking out the view from my office window. You may not know this, but I'm pretty baller. I have a phenomenal view of a parking garage AND a Springhill Suites. While fully engrossed in the f...

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Apple Holler
On a recent trip to Wisconsin for New Guy's family reunion, we drove past Apple Holler. There were so many cars and signs letting us know that as Texans in Wisconsin, we were about to experience a quintessential early fall activity - surely this was going t...

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New Guy Has People
New Guy has people. Not just people. His people.  Let me backtrack.  New Guy was raised in Texas. His grandparents passed long ago and family for him was limited to his parents and one brother. He would not have recognized extended family if he ran into the...

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Old Lady
I'm not old. I mean not really. Well... not old in the overarching sense of the word. But in three weeks, I'll be fertility old. 35. My eggs will shrivel up and die the moment the clock strike 1:03am on my birthday. My uterus may actually fall right out of ...

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Bracing for the Holidays
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Or perhaps it used to be and now I'm not so sure. Honestly, I can't say it's not my favorite, simply because I don't have another holiday to replace it with. I used to love Thanksgiving because at our house, it meant fam...

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My Most Read TripAdvisor Review
In a matter of days my TripAdvisor review of the Hilton Garden Inn where I spent Thanksgiving skyrocketed to the top of my most viewed list. Good Location for Avoiding Your In-Laws Do your in-laws live in the area? Are they way less fun than you expected ba...
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