The Ides of March, aka Three Weeks to Book Launch

MODERN GIRLS by Jennifer S. Brown
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

It’s the Ides of March, the day Julius Caesar was assassinated and the day I give my six-month Deb check-in. Beware! So, what’s going on in my life these days? On no sugar: Utter failure. I made it three weeks before having to make “cameras” for my daughter’s Girl Scout troop. It wasn’t the graham crackers nor the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups nor the Hershey’s that did me in. No,…

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Louise’s Half-Time Update

The City Baker's Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller
Monday, March 14, 2016

It feels impossible to me that we Debutantes have already crossed the halfway point of our blogging together. I can’t imagine moving through my debut year without my fellow Debs. They have been an endless source of support—from listening to me freak out to making me belly laugh to telling me to get over some minor detail I am obsessing over (Jennifer Brown gave me a family saying that the…

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Deb Dana Hates the “Hurry Up and Wait”

I wouldn’t say I’m an impatient person. I also wouldn’t say I’m a patient person. I’m the kind of person who can be patient when the circumstances demand it, especially when I know waiting will make the outcome better. Example: By the time you read this, my little family will likely have grown from two people to three. Nine months was a perfectly appropriate amount of time for me to…

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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In Which Deb Kerry Doesn’t Wait to Win

I inherited this little jug from my grandmother. I like it because it has history. I’m not so fond of the saying painted on it. “He who waits wins.” Which sounds a lot like that other one that gets thrown around a lot, “Good things come to those who wait.” There’s often a lot of truth to be found in the old adages. In this case, I happen to disagree….

Monday, March 25, 2013
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Deb Eleanor’s Moral Dilemma

If you’ve read The Weird Sisters you know that one of the major themes is the ways in which books and reading influence our lives.  My parents always taught me to take something to read wherever I went, because you never know when you are going to be stuck somewhere and need a little diversion. Frankly, I find unexpected delays delightful, because I get to sneak in a few more…

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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