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Melissa H
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Attended Augustana College
Lives in Suburbia
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My husband and I are fighting a Midlife crisis. I blame Netflix.   #streamteam  
This post is written as part of my partnership with the Netflix Stream Team If you are of a certain age (ahem) this is the year you are being constantly remind of it as everything you have ever grown up with celebrates a ...
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Want to know what I do everyday.... #life #thePBlife
I don’t know if it’s spring or timing or the whims of Mr. Zuckerberg but my Facebook Stream has been filled with posts about “Things I do Everyday” stories: 9 things people with clean homes do everyday 7 things healthy p...
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On being comfortable and uncomfortable and the importance of both. 
Comfort Make yourself comfortable Ha! When was the last time she was comfortable, in her skin, in her life. comfort. what was that any? Fleeting, tiring, complacent. too much to do, to change to be comfortable. comfo...
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I started writing again back in January after the surgery, Mel. I felt just as you,  "Achy and familiar and comfortable" ... But at least I'm feeling again.
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The Foss Difference, halfway point in our swimming by summer plan!
The Foss Difference: Why we think Foss Swim School Classes are the best swimming classes.
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Juxtaposition
Today arrived with the hashtag #fail. The late (when I read it) evening reminder that today was the preschool feast, don’t forget your contribution!  the cause. I had totally forgotten. How is it Thanksgiving, don’t i have another week? I remember exactly w...
The late (when I read it) evening reminder that today was the preschool feast, don't forget your contribution! the cause. I had totally forgotten. How is it Thanksgiving, don't i have another week? I remember exactly where I dropped the ball too I needed to check at drop off on Wednesday.
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Midlife Crisis Courtesy of NetFlix
This post is written as part of my partnership with the Netflix Stream Team If you are of a certain age (ahem) this is the year you are being constantly remind of it as everything you have ever grown up with celebrates a big anniversary. Breakfast Club turn...
This post is written as part of my partnership with the Netflix Stream Team If you are of a certain age (ahem) this is the year you are being constantly remind of it as everything you have ever grown up with celebrates a ...
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Your List Sucks - What I do Everyday
I don’t know if it’s spring or timing or the whims of Mr. Zuckerberg but my Facebook Stream has been filled with posts about “Things I do Everyday” stories: 9 things people with clean homes do everyday 7 things healthy people do every day 10 things organize...
I don’t know if it’s spring or timing or the whims of Mr. Zuckerberg but my Facebook Stream has been filled with posts about “Things I do Everyday” stories: 9 things people with clean homes do everyday 7 things healthy p...
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Comfortable
Comfort Make yourself comfortable Ha! When was the last time she was comfortable, in her skin, in her life. comfort. what was that any? Fleeting, tiring, complacent. too much to do, to change to be comfortable. comfortable was lazy. ---------- I need to wri...
Comfort Make yourself comfortable Ha! When was the last time she was comfortable, in her skin, in her life. comfort. what was that any? Fleeting, tiring, complacent. too much to do, to change to be comfortable. comfo...
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Where to go Sledding in Lake County. 

#sledding   #visitlakecounty  
Where to go sledding in Lake County IL. We have a list of the best places for all ages!
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#motherhood and the tale of two mornings. 
The late (when I read it) evening reminder that today was the preschool feast, don't forget your contribution! the cause. I had totally forgotten. How is it Thanksgiving, don't i have another week? I remember exactly where I dropped the ball too I needed to check at drop off on Wednesday.
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Atrophy: Creativity and life really require you to use it or loose it...so we're starting, with on shaky, dusty, step
Creativity. Writing. They really are muscles. Mine have atrophied almost as much as my once strong and slender body. I miss writing for te sake of writing. Creating art for the beauty. Moving my body in fluid motions for the sake of moving. It feels like deja vu. This weird place I always seem ...
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Occupation
Mother, Blogger, Writer, Social Media Addict, Lover of all things Google
Employment
  • Mamapedia
    Featured Blogger, 2009 - present
  • Technorati
    Contributor- Womens Channel, 2011 - present
  • Little Lake County
    Creator/Editor, 2010 - present
  • Bigger Picture Blogs
    Founder, 2010 - present
  • Peanut Butter in my Hair
    Blogger, 2008 - present
  • SVMoms Group
    Contributor at Chicago Moms Blog, 2010 - 2010
  • From the Heart
    contributing author, 2010 - 2010
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Currently
Suburbia
Previously
Chicagoland
Story
Introduction

I'm a city mama at heart who is trying to find joy and balance in the suburbs. I'm a mom to 3 amazing kids and one beautiful angel. I used to live in heels and dream of traveling the world, she now lives in her minivan and dreams of a clean kitchen.

Motherhood is Sticky, so I write. You can enjoy the mess at Peanut Butter in my Hair

Because the journey is better with friends, founder of Bigger Picture Blogs

When I moved to the suburbs I learned, you don't always have to go to the city to have fun. So I created Little Lake County


Education
  • Augustana College
    Biology, 1999
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Female
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PBinmyHair