Category Archives: Moms

The Trouble With (Girl) Love

Last weekend I did something stupid. One of my oldest and closest friends, who also happens to be going through a very tough time right now, came to visit. And all I did was chatter about relationships and weddings – … Continue reading

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Growing Up Is Hard to Do

This week we were G-chatting about how hard it is to be grateful and happy in our fortunate lives in NY and LA. We’re trying to decide how to stop missing what we had or looking forward to things we … Continue reading

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Nobody Thinks Your Baby's As Cute As You Do

Especially not us. I (Miriam) swear the most effective way to prevent teen pregnancy is to put a bunch of teenagers on a plane and surround them with screaming babies. On all sides. For hours. Over multiple flights. Because that’s … Continue reading

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'The Kids Are All Right' Has Our Oscar Vote

Full disclosure: We wrote this before the Oscar nominations were announced. Also, we have nothing to do with the Academy. Except when it comes to snarky fashion commentaries. Miriam: When Ellyn and I were first brainstorming for this blog, one … Continue reading

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Toddlers & Tiaras: It's Vegas Babies!

http://static.discoverymedia.com/videos/components/snag-it-player.html?network=tlc&clipRefId=f350bd4b18359a75fce99086ce6fe6de72306524&auto=no Ellyn: My first reaction was OH MY GOD. Are you kidding me???? And the little infants were so embarrassing. They can’t even walk, and you’re toting them around the stage in a showgirl outfit in Las Vegas? Miriam: I … Continue reading

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Our Anonymous Astrology Guru Confirms We're Still Pisces, Says to Ignore Daily Horoscopes

When we heard the news that the Zodiac had change, we both flipped. After all, we’d always sort of assumed one of the reasons we share so many eerily parallel life experiences was the fact that we were born just … Continue reading

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How Not To Be A Skank: LA Edition

When I was little, I was not a fashionista, I was a trashionista. There was a time when both the models in Land’s End catalogs (my mom used to dress me) and Alloy (and then I rebelled and encountered black … Continue reading

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We Miss/Missed the '90s!

Kids these days don’t know what they’re missing. The ’90s were the best, and I’m not just saying that because I was five in 1990, therefore those were the wonder years for me personally, I’m thinking they were the wonder … Continue reading

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Blonde v. Brunette, Ellyn v. Miriam

To Dye or Not to Dye… ELLYN: DYE! My live-in boyfriend met me as a blonde and hasn’t seen anything else yet. He’s afraid. He’s begging me not to do what I’m about to do… which is go brunette. I … Continue reading

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Cooking Confessions of a Reluctant Housewife

This week I took a cooking class with work. When my sales rep suggested it, I agreed immediately and with gusto. Side effect of cohabitation: I now apparently cook and bake…a lot. It’s almost embarrassing to admit, because I went … Continue reading

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