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Guest post: Can A Mother Be A Daughter’s Best Friend?

Published: May 3, 2010 | Last Updated: October 2, 2023 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

We’ve all heard stories of (and some of us have witnessed up close) moms who are trying so desperately to be cool that they opt for the role of BFFs to their daughters instead of moms. But can a mother really be a daughter’s best friend?

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Friendship by the Book: Nine Rooms of Happiness BOOK GIVEAWAY

Published: March 16, 2010 | Last Updated: May 11, 2022 By | 26 Replies Continue Reading

The Nine Rooms of Happiness: Loving Yourself, Finding Your Purpose, and Getting Over Life’s Little Imperfections (Hyperion Voice, 2010) offers straightforward strategies, or “pearls” of wisdom, for resolving relationship conflicts. One gem that particularly resonated with me was: “You can’t change them. You can change yourself.” Having wasted incalculable time in my own youth trying […]

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Just for Fun: Huru Humi Contest Winner – Alexis Moreno of New City, New York

Published: December 3, 2008 | Last Updated: December 3, 2008 By | Reply Continue Reading

Congrats to the winner of the HURI HUMI Photo Contest: Alexis Moreno of New City, New York. Alexis’ entry (she’s top center) captured the joy of being surrounded by friends.   The second place winner was Judith Kirkwood of Madison, Wisconsin.   Thanks for entering and reading my blog. Your own HURI HUMI electronic friends […]

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Just for fun: HURU HUMI Photo Contest

Published: November 20, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

This post is about artificial friends. (No, I don’t mean the phony kind). Actually, I’m announcing my latest blog contest. These electronic toys caught my eye because they seem like the season’s perfect friendship gift for young women. When the prizes arrived, they were so cute that I was tempted to break into the tamperproof […]

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‘Girls’ Night In’ Photo Contest Winner Announced

Published: November 20, 2008 | Last Updated: November 1, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Congratulations to Claudine Jalajas of Rocky Point, New York, first-prize winner of the ‘Girls’ Night In’ Photo Contest. Courtesy of Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popcorn, Claudine and the other two winners will receive a popcorn bowl, a supply of Orville Redenbacher’s newest popcorn, Natural Lime & Salt popcorn (pairs well with margaritas), a picture frame and […]

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Just for fun: ‘Girls’ Night In’ Photo Contest

Published: October 14, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Do you have a great picture of you and your friends hanging out that you’d like to share? Good news: I have three awesome prizes to award.   The woes on Wall Street—and the slump on your street—may up the risk of fractured friendships. With the economic downturn, many of us are finding that we […]

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Just for Fun: A Chance to Win the Ultimate Girls Only Weekend

Published: August 2, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

I rarely post anything commercial—unless it sounds like fun. If you like to enter sweepstakes and don’t mind giving State Farm your contact information (and possibly getting some mail), this sounds like a great weekend. If one of you is a winner, I hope you’ll invite me to join you! Here are the details: State […]

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Just for Fun: Have a friend who lights up your life?

Published: August 2, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Olay is sponsoring a Light Up Your Life contest for women It’s easy to enter. Just upload a 2-minute video that explains why your friend inspires you…   The winner will receive a four day, 3-night trip to New York City, accompanied by the woman who "Lights up Her Life." The trip includes round-trip coach […]

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