|I have a theory that single women who buy champagne by the case rarely end well.
Disclaimer: I've been known to make generalizations based on a case study of four.
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I love cranberries. I do. I love Ocean Spray whole cranberry cranberry sauce. It has to be whole berry and I’m addicted to it. I can’t even serve a roast chicken without cranberry sauce. We were once out of cranberry sauce (which I didn’t realize) as I put the chicken on the table and I started crying. Literally.
Alan was so annoyed at me he stormed out and bought ten cans of whole berry cranb...
Conversation with my older daughter, age 21, circa 2007:
“Where are you going?”
“To Teddy’s.” Teddy’s is an ultra-hip celebrity-studded “exclusive” club in L.A. at the time.
“I thought you didn’t like it there and you weren’t going to go again?”
“I know, Mom, but if I don’t go, Baker and Christina won’t be able to get in. And Baker’d be really upset.”
At the time, she is platinum blonde. The skirt s...
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