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(Note: This was supposed to be published on Friday, however, as anyone who follows me on Facebook will know, I had quite the maelstrom of bad luck that day, the worst one being my laptop’s backlight finally giving up the ghost and rendering my laptop unusable.)
Last summer, I was asked to review Spicy Subscriptions, an adult-themed monthly subscription box. I ended up loving it. A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to review their April box, and I was more than happy to do so. Continue reading
Posted in Consumer Reviews, Relationships, The Spouse, The Wench Herself
Tagged beauty, bedroom, boyfriend, cosmetics, fiance, girlfriend, giveaway, husband, intimacy, kama sutra, life, lip fetish, lusty lacquers, makeup, motherhood, partner, romance, self-esteem, sexuality, simply sensual, spicy, spicy subscriptions
Don’t be this couple.
This morning, I got an Amber Alert for two children who had been abducted at gunpoint by their father and grandfather, and you know, sometimes, there are just awful people and nothing will ever change their awful-ness. But it got me thinking about a conversation I had the other day about divorce, breakups, and co-parenting relationships when there are kids involved. Continue reading
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Tagged breakup, children, co-parenting, custody, divorce, family, life, love, marriage, parenthood, relationship, separation, spouse
Today, the United States Supreme Court handed down an historic ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
It was a narrow victory, and we are still many steps away from the ideal of having same-sex marriage legal in EVERY state, but the decision today is an enormous leap in the right direction. Continue reading
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Tagged civil union, defense of marriage act, DOMA, family, freedom, gay rights, LBGT rights, love, marriage rights, prop 8, rights, same-sex marriage, supreme court
As a mother, I find it difficult sometimes to remember that there is another person in the household who needs attention almost as much as the kids do.
Today, I’m going to be talking about a very important topic…motherhood and romance. By romance, I mean almost every aspect. Whether you’re a single mom and dating, or whether you’re in a committed relationship with your significant other, being a mom often means the same, regardless of relationship status. You are on call, day and night, every single day of the year. At any moment, a little voice could call out “Mommy!!”, and you are obligated to answer. So how on earth are you supposed to have any time or energy left for the other part of your equation? Especially when they want to…you know…have some “us” time? Continue reading
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