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Dysfunctional Mom’s Christmas Saga. Part Four. The Battle of the Philly Cheesesteaks!

Christmas turned out to be ridiculously dysfunctional and overly-dramatic—thanks to yours truly. And in the end, it managed to be one that will go down in Dysfunctional Mom’s history as one of the more “unforgettable” ones. But the Holiday Season … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Mom’s Christmas Saga. Part Three. Christmas Eve Fun and A Christmas None of Us Will Ever Forget.

Saturday night’s dinner was beyond anything that Bonaparte and I could have expected.  It was the greatest way to bring the two immediate families together. And Sunday, Christmas Eve, was very chill and subdued.   Dinner was to be a Greek … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Mom’s Christmas Saga. Part Two. The Surprise Family Dinner.

Welcome back! It’s Saturday.  After yesterday’s stress and drama of the frustration at Philadelphia International Airport, we managed to have a great evening with a dinner of pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage and cheesecake for dessert. Which brings me … Continue reading

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Where The Hell Did Thanksgiving Go?

Halloween is over. Luckily we had a ton of trick-or-treaters  and there was not one piece of candy left for me to shove into my mouth. The neighborhood kids are angels for helping me to stick to my diet. Oona was … Continue reading

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