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Listen to the Wives Talk It Out with Sta...

Listen to the Wives Talk It Out with Stacey Stern

This past Tuesday, Robyn and I had the pleasure of being on the Stacey Stern Show. We spent the hour chatting with Stacey about all things married and otherwise. Listen Here This wasn’t our first time on the program.  Stacey graciously invited back on her show after our original interview on February 22, 2011.  You can catch Robyn talking about Living Oprah and Cathleen chiming...

Slogging through

Slogging through

I’m treading molasses these days. Busy as a bee, a to-do list a mile long, but my limbs feel as if they weigh a thousand pounds and I am finding it difficult to stay motivated. I think it’s the oppressive gray Chicago weather. What’s weird is although I feel like I’ve accomplished a big old ZERO in the past month, the truth is, it’s been a fruitful and prolific several weeks...

What’s Love.

What’s Love.

By Michelle Tamoush Watson.  It was originally published April 14, 2011 in mimi & lu It’s never too late for true love. Ask my grandma. Sometimes I’d catch my 90-something year old grandparents flirting. Sometimes it was hard to remember that their 16 year marriage started when they were in their late 70′s/early 80′s. My “real grandfather”...

Married Woman Seeks Fetish, Lacks Focus

Married Woman Seeks Fetish, Lacks Focus

This evening, I asked Peter, “Should we have a fetish?” He replied, “Well, we have a lot of stuffed animals.  Would we be considered Plushies?” “But we don’t have sexytimes with our stuffed animals, ” I said. “I think we’re supposed to dress up like our stuffed animals and then have sexytimes,” he replied. A long, quiet pause...

Banging out some change!

Banging out some change!

A little under a month ago, my husband and I looked at our bank account and went, “Oh shit…”  This was followed by a good old fashioned financial meltdown a-go-go. Cue strings, dim lights Cathleen: I need to make more money. (Eyes blazing with fear) Cathleen grabs laptop and opens craigslist.  She considers the following positions: Lifeguard, copy writer, spiritual...

We’re Engaged!

We’re Engaged!

Today’s blog was written by guest blogger, Claire McClanahan *** I’m 36 years old and I recently got engaged. I grew up pretending to be Mary Tyler Moore and playing “office,” not dreaming about a princess wedding. The movie Blood Diamond permanently ruined me for ever being able to wear diamond rings and tulle makes me scratch inappropriately. Divorce is so common that...