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    Ladies, We Can Do Better

    This was originally a post I made in my women’s group, after a plethora of anonymous questions and concerns about infidelity and emotional affairs. I felt compelled to challenge the 12k women in my group to do and demand better, as women… and a few of them asked me to make it public so they can share, so I’m reposting here. <3 — LADIES, WE CAN DO BETTER. I know… it takes two to tango. I know, it’s just as much the man’s fault as “the other woman”. Maybe even more! I know, I know, I know. But, I’m a woman. As an admin here, I’ve read too many anonymous…

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    Anonymous Letter 1 – Tenacity

    Friend, I wish you could see what I see. I wish you knew just what you are capable of, and what you truly deserve. Why do we settle? Why do we keep spinning in circles, only to end up dizzy and out of sorts – and nowhere closer to happy? You deserve people in your world that will see what an incredible human you are: kind, compassionate, strong, loving. You’re not perfect, of course, none of us are… but you have resolve. You have tenacity. When I was eighteen, a real estate agent I worked with told me I was tenacious, and I’ve never forgotten it. Isn’t that strange? I…

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    Junk Drawer: Tessemae’s Giveaway Winner

    This week on the Junk Drawer, I am giving away a FULL “best sellers” pack of dressings from Tessemae’s. I’m so excited about this because these are – hands down – my favorite dressings in the world. All natural, with no added sugar or preservatives – a majority of them are Whole30 friendly, which says a lot. So anyway, the only thing people needed to do to participate in this giveaway was give me their favorite or most creative salad recipe, using a minimum of 5 ingredients (including the Tessemae’s best selling dressing of choice). The dressings included in this best seller’s pack are: Honey Balsamic, Lemon Garlic, Buffalo, Southwest…