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Kids Music: Mr. Gabe and the Circle Time All-Stars: 2/7, 10am @Ebenezers Coffeehouse

Kids Music: Mr. Gabe and the Circle Time All-Stars Ebenezers Coffeehouse 201 F St. NE Washington, DC, 20002 Doors 10:00 AM / Show 10:30 AM (event ends at 11:15 PM) This event is all ages Mr. Gabe performs nursery rhymes, folk songs, and [...]
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Halloween Costumes and Male vs Female Brains

By Jenny Hansen It’s three weeks until Halloween and my Little Bean has finally figured out what it’s all about. Last year, she wore whatever I put on her and lined up her candy in cool patterns. This year, she’s figured [...]
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Funeral Planning in a Crazy Family Is…Different

by Jenny Hansen If you’ve read about my family’s Almost X-Rated Garage Sales and Gang-Banging Chickens, you’d know we’re just a little bit…off-center. I got all my humor from my mama, who was way funnier. My mama [...]
"Luckily, I know just where my toothbrush is. I haven't been as vigilant about my eyebrows though."

Teeth Brushin’

Where did the weekend go? Probably the same place rhetorical questions go to die. Either or, I know at least forty-three percent of it was spent trying to avoid thinking about the fact the pool opens this week and I still need a swimsuit. But, [...]
"When I lean like this, I can almost hear you telling me I'm an idiot."

The Neti Pot Theory

“Would you like another pepper?” It’s the number one question Sundance has asked since I started on this quest that is trying to figure out what’s going on with my ear.Gladly, I nod and accept another jalapeno and keep [...]
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Embracing The Underpants War

by Jenny Hansen Move over Captain Underpants…there’s now The Underpants Wars. Note: If you’ve never been to More Cowbell, you might be unaware that when the Undie-verse speaks, I will always listen. (That’s why we have [...]
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Ten Signs It’s Time to Call Your Stylist

Last night, I realized I haven’t been in the hair salon for a year. Quickly, I calculated… “If January comes after November, and this is a leap year, tabulating the square root of the Fourth of July on a Sunday and the Spring [...]
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Thundershirts For Humans–A Bazillion Dollar Idea

by Jenny Hansen On Facebook the other day, I saw this status update from my cousin’s wife: “Ordered Bob a Thundershirt. Now, even the wind is freaking him out because he associates it with the power going out.” I’m immediately [...]
"I don't always have a good idea, but when I do it's a bad idea."

I’ll Raise You a Roll of Wax Paper and Some Emotional Trauma

Have you ever had one of those moments where your dog kills a snake in the backyard and you’re obviously not going to be the one to throw it away, so you ask your husband to take care of it, but he says something like, “Why don’t [...]

Riding the Candy High

What is it with kids wanting to walk around in their socks outside? That question has absolutely nothing to do with what I’m talking about today, but seriously, I just don’t get the appeal. Then again, maybe there’s a joy [...]