#5Faves: Netflix To-Dos

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  Netflix gave me a streaming device and asked for my thoughts in return. Here they be. All mine. All truth. What do you do when you have lots to do? You just ignore that ish and watch Netflix. And these babies are on my to-do list. Let me know if you’ve seen them/if I…

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10 Tips for When Your Spouse Has an Anxiety Disorder

You want to help your spouse and offer anxiety relief, but you just don’t know how. And, honestly, you’re getting frustrated. Help your sig-o along with your marriage by following these 10 tips. Written by a husband whose wife deals with a severe panic and anxiety disorder. So helpful and practical. This is romance.

Ha. I did NOT write this post. I would call myself an expert on coping with anxiety, but being a spouse of someone with a disorder? That is ALL Mike. And he’s rill good at it too. So, he is here today with 10 Tips for When Your Spouse Has an Anxiety Disorder. He wrote it…

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#5Faves Things About BIS

Blessed Is She is a daily devotional community of women online and in person. Find your local Jesus lovers and start savoring His Word with them today. | christian | catholic | Bible | community | sisterhood | inspiration

  Blessed Is She started almost one year ago. Time to love on it a little more than I already do. What is Blessed Is She? “Blessed is She is about a deep spiritual honesty, transparency and authenticity; remaining true to the Magisterium throughout. We want to reflect upon the lives of the many women…

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The Dream of the 90s is Alive in Detroit

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This post is sponsored by Rack Room Shoes, but all of the words and pictures and dramatics are mine. This past weekend, we triple dipped. Saturday was the Feast of the Assumption and a Baptism; Sunday was Mass. Guess which family hit up the Saturday vigil. Boom goes the dynamite. But fall before and after the pride…

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7QT: order Chinese at watch Chuggington on the floor

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If you could plan a small, low key event for local Catholic women, what would you want to do? This weekend we did a brunch. We were also thinking things like picnics, wine and cheese tasting, crafting, etc. What would YOU plan? my gram       I care enough to make sure you don’t…

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#5Faves: Glitter Finds

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I was at a loss for what to fave about this week. Then I was like, “glitter always works.” So, while I don’t have my hands on any of these items at the moment, you can send me an email requesting my address. I will gladly accept them as gifts. wink. -1- If you don’t…

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What, you too? I thought I was the only one.

It’s easy to talk about fashion, makeup and dinner recipes, but how do you get to a place where you’re comfortable baring your soul to another person? In order to make genuine friends, we’re all going to have to go a bit deeper with honesty, affirmation and prayer.

I’m going to attempt to do a little reflecting on this past Saturday’s Blessed Is She Southeast Michigan brunch…while all three kids are awake…at 7am. You’re in for a treat. First off, Mary was on point and on fleek and super swag with her talk, per usual. The topic was sisterhood, and the takeaway was…

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7QT: email me if you want her

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Mike and I did one more art festival this past weekend along with my BIL and SIL. With six kids six and under. I’ll save you all of the details and instead just tell you what my kids ate: three bags of chips, a honey stick, Superman ice cream, and a hot dog. my gram…

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#5Faves: Tattoo Ideas

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For years I’ve preached that not having a tattoo is the new tattoo. And now I want one. I chalk it up to the fact that despite the revolving baby door and all of the excitement (currently thinking of a new word…) that comes with, life has pretty much been the same for five years….

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Avoiding Sam’s requests that I change his diaper, so I thought I’d tap this out for you rillquick. It’s not as abusive as it sounds. The kid needs a few minutes to work it allllll out. TMI? That’s what I’m here for. I am incredibly obsessed with capsule wardrobes which explains why I have a running…

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#5Faves: Summer Beverages

This summer, forget the multi-ingredient, involved recipes. Take it easy with these simple drink recipes. I don’t even feel right saying recipes. You can buy a lot of these at the store… | drinks alcohol | drink recipes

  You COULD waste your time at the store and behind the blender making something that your kids are going to beg for sips of. OR, you could just stick to the classics. My classics. My favorite classics, in fact. -1- LaCroix: We are all obsessed with this now, yes? I know Brigid feels me….

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The Perfect Netflix Show for Your Myers-Briggs Type #streamteam

Take the Myers Briggs personality test then find out which shows you should be watching on Netflix. Come find your personality type and tell me how I did. I’m an INFJ. What are you? | netflix what to watch | netflix hacks

If you don’t know your Myers-Briggs personality type, take the test here. It’s all the rage, or maybe that’s just my INFJ showing. Once you know your type, check out which show you should be binging on via Netflix. These are all shows that I have watched and enjoyed (minus Breaking Bad which is all…

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#5Faves: Articles About NFP

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It’s NFP awareness week, my people. So, I’m here to, uh, make you aware. All of the honesty without any of the details! And, since I am doing a craft show this weekend, I will keep this as brief as my Phase 3…ha. Kidding. Sometimes. -1- 5 Ways We Bring Life to Our Marriage -2-…

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How to Discuss Gay Marriage

With SCOTUS recently ruling wedding rings for all, we are all finding ourselves in need of a lesson in online etiquette. Learn to stay true to your beliefs while still tactfully engaging another in conversation. | gaylove | gaypride | gay marriage | internet safety | debate topics

I can take absolutely no credit for this post. I simply asked two very intelligent friends of mine to chat with each other about the recent SCOTUS decision regarding the legalization of gay marriage. So, before I let you read their conversation, let me give you some background and ground rules: Background and Intros Cara…

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