Monthly Archives: October 2011

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A trip to Costco has some unexpected – and highly annoying – side effects, as recounted at Sarah and the Goon Squad. Anyone doing NaNoWriMo [National Novel Writing Month, for the pseudo-acronymically challenged like me] this year? Here are some preparation tips from The Edited Life. Get those pencils ready; November 1 is just around […]

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Some public dust-ups deserve even more publicity, Lemmonex‘s squabble with Bolt Bus is one such occasion. It was not immediately clear to this contributing editor if Freestyle Literature‘s latest post was fiction or non. What was evident was that the tale of love gone tragic/hateful/vindictive compels and commands attention. An introduction from Hilarity in Shoes […]

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Musings From Me has two daughters with Facebook Pages, and takes a smart approach to online networking for teens. Sharing the tips with readers, she outlines the steps taken to keep her “tweens” safe. We all have heard the buzz of the “evils” of high fructose corn syrup. Have you been keeping up on it, […]

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Ah, $20K to move out of a rent controlled building, writes Lemmonex When in love, Lagniappe wants to know what’s that middle ground, that thin slice of balance? How do I get there? Pull Up Your #%&^@ Pants: Undefeated Edition. With camera, pictures from the Caps game. Red Nose. And The Caps Are the Last […]

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Pretty pictures of food that will warm the heart of any Southern kid: fresh peach cake courtesy of The Nesting Experience. Though I have exactly zero German ancestry in any conceivable way, this little Irish girl can definitely appreciate a holiday so closely tied to drinking. Pretzels in honor of Oktoberfest, thanks to Vagabond Table. […]

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Sassy Marmalade has decided to take a (hopefully brief) hiatus from blogging, but has a guest blogger, Thirsty Ivy, filling in.  Thirsty’s first post is witty, clever, and leaves the reader wanting to come back for more! Are you a biker?  Then check out Bicycle Spokesman‘s latest post which explains the details of a pro-biking […]

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Brief Editorial Aside: while going through the the DC Blogs live feed to compile this edition of DC Blogs Noted, I was struck by the number of once-DC based blogs in the list. In some ways, that speaks to the transient and by (my) definition more vibrant nature of this great city. Kudos to you, […]

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Finances are on everyone’s mind these days, and the folks here in our nation’s capital are no different. Moneywise Moms has information on free Kiddy Arts and Crafts, just in time for Halloween, and Girls Just Wanna Have Funds has some mega money saving tips for folks in all sorts of situations. Learning about other […]

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Pandahead remembers a young adulthood filled with few responsibilities, lots of Wayne’s World, and hours upon hours of “black situational comedies.” 007 in Africa has an unusually moving trip to the dentist. Not for the faint of heart. A lot of awesome recipes – with pictures! – from A Little Nosh. You may recognize some […]

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PSA time, after a fashion (gaah, pardon the pun): Capitol Hill Style addresses the very press ion issue of fun grown-up Halloween costumes for women that aren’t… excessively provocative, we’ll say. Pretty pictures of small plates of very fancy food, courtesy of Business, Casual. You know those Cosmo articles that give you lists of things […]