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Author Archive | Amanda Krahel


Scratch the 7-Year Itch—And Keep the Spark Alive in Your Marriage

The seven-year itch is a psychological term that suggests that happiness in a relationship declines after around year seven of a marriage.  Source: Wikipedia  On the eve of my seventh wedding anniversary, after a long, exhausting fight, I lie in bed pondering my relationship with my husband up to this point.  Seven years.  Will there […]

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Best Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner in Collin County

There is one thing I REALLY want this Mother’s Day: GREAT food that I don’t have to shop for, prep, cook, or clean up! Who’s with me on that one? Mind you, I’m eight months pregnant so I am soaking in the last few weeks of justifying every and all food cravings that come to me, […]

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Why I’m a Good Mom but a Bad Parent

The other day I was cleaning out my purse, and at the very bottom found a bunch of dollar bills. Instead of keeping them for when I needed cash in my purse, I split them between my two kid’s piggy banks. My toddler doesn’t know the difference, but I made sure to let my older […]

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