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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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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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Handling Holiday Hassles Part II

5 days ’til Christmas… for some of you, that makes your heart rate increase and your palms sweat. But do not fear. I advise here on even more holiday gripes so you can keep your sanity and make it to … Continue reading

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Please Help Me Not Kill My Boyfriend, Thanksgiving Edition

Dear Miriam, Holidays are doubly stressful when you’re in a couple. Shaun and I have to celebrate with four families in three states (since both of our parents are divorced), plus visit home friends within a very short span of … 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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Everything You Wanted to Know About Us (But Were Afraid to Ask)

What did your mom say the last time you spoke to her? Ellyn: Lecturing on the hazards of diet soda: “Same thing goes for drinking. It’s usually the stuff you mix it with that makes you sick.” Miriam: “Do you … Continue reading

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