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The Rumor By Elin Hilderbrand  Plot: Madeline King and Grace Pancik are best friends and the envy of Nantucket for their perfect marriages, their beautiful kids, their Sunday night double dates with their devoted husbands. But this summer, something’s changed, and if there’s anything Nantucket likes better than cocktails on the beach at sunset, it’s a […]

Book Reviews

Books I Read in September (And Whether or Not You Should Read Them).

I originally wrote this post in response to the prompt “Finding Your Village” on The Today Parenting Team, but given the subject matter, I had to share it here, too!  In May of last year, I received a huge surprise in the form of a positive pregnancy test. It was shocking and I was terrified. So […]

Mom Life

When Your Village is Virtual.

I had so much fun trying out all the pumpkin spice creamers from Pinterest that I thought I’d turn it into a series! I’ll look up popular pins, follow the instructions exactly, and then write about whether or not they’re worth a try! For today: Hair, food, and life! Hair Pin: Crown Braid Tutorial by Twist […]


Tried It: Hair, Food, Life.

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