An open letter to Starbucks – Please bring back your pumpkin bread

October 13, 2013
Starbucks drive thru

My dear Starbucks, You and I have a longstanding relationship. ¬†You’ve been a faithful friend and have offered me plenty of drink options during all my phases of life: Vanilla Latte, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Creme Brulee Latte, Coffee Frappacino, Hazelnut Macchiato, Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappacino and my standard, the Chai Tea Latte. When I worked full time, …

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It’s a BABY BONANZA! {giveaway}

September 3, 2013
baby bonanza giveaway

It’s been two years since I launched A Parenting Production and two years since I quit my job and decided to stay home with my munchkins. I think that calls for a celebration. Since many of my friends are either pregnant with or just recently had their second (or third) babies, I thought we should have …

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My City Monday: A Corner of My World

July 15, 2013
my city Monday featured image

Welcome to my new series, My City Monday, where every week I’m going to give you a little glimpse of life in the Raleigh-Durham area. I’ve lived here since 5th grade with the exception of four years for college. I attended Douglas Elementary, Carroll Middle and Sanderson High. I’ve worked for several companies here and …

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What stores get the bulk of your money?

January 27, 2013

As I was browsing through the mall the other day, I got to thinking about brands, brand loyalty and where I spend my money. As a 35 year old married woman with children, many places I shop are pretty obvious – Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Target, Carter’s, Old Navy. They make sense as I have …

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My Grownup Christmas List

November 17, 2011
Christmas list

Dear Santa, It’s been a long time since I wrote you a letter. My life has changed a lot and I’m sure next year you’ll actually be receiving my WonderBug’s first letter. I’m excited to see what his little heart will desire. Anyway, since Christmas is now all centered around the kids (as it should be), I …

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