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Piece made it in HuffPo Parents!

Good evening! Happy to announce that my post about not being gaga about the baby phase of parenting made it into the Parenting section of the Huffington Post!  “Kristen, You’re Not Alone” If you’re able to comment or “like” it

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Why I Write For Free

Featured in the Huffington Post Media Section Dec 9, 2013 Back in October, essayist and cartoonist Tim Kreider wrote an entertaining opinion piece for the New York Times, Slaves of the Internet, Unite!  that admonished young writers to do the

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Posted in blogs, PUBLISHING, Uncategorized, Writing

“Movember” is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

“Honey, can you take out the trash?” “Well I would, but I have cancer.” “Oh, come on.  You’re playing the cancer card again?” In the months leading up to my husband’s surgery for prostate cancer, we often used humor to

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Judge & Fan Favorite This Week! (Round 4 Blogger Idol)

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m your host, Heather Reese, blogger from My Husband Ate All My Ice Cream. We’re live at the 2013 Blogger Idol Pageant and relieved the horror of the swimsuit competition is behind us! Let’s move ahead as we’re only weeks

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Posted in Beauty Pageants, culture, humor, Uncategorized

I’ll Do Anything To Get Scholarship Money!

Here’s my complete entry from round two of Blogger Idol.  It’s a fictional newspaper piece about a crime I committed.  Remember, it’s fiction people.  No need to alert the authorities. Neighbors on Cherry Tree Lane were surprised early Sunday morning

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Blogger Contest Finalist & NY Times Baby!

I’ve been smiling a lot in the last 24 hours.  Yesterday I found out I am a finalist in the annual Bloggers Idol contest, and today I have a parenting piece in the New York Times Motherlode Blog!  Sorry if

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Driven to Distraction

MORE ROAD RAGE! Okay I’m back at work again which means three hours round trip commute, which means three hours in my car in L.A. traffic, which means three hours of Road Rage!

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Posted in advertising, business, comedy, culture, humor, Uncategorized, work

Featured on WordPress Mother’s Day Blog & a post

I’m honored to be featured in a special WordPress Mother’s Day Feature on MomBlogs!  Thanks WordPress and welcome new WordPress visitors! As Cheri wrote in her lovely post, I write about life with my three daughters, my aging and heightist

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Posted in Family, humor, mother daughter, mothering, Uncategorized, women, Writing

Don’t Call Me Ma’am

(Post Featured on Freshly Pressed!) There is a single word in the English language that has the power to ruin my whole day.  That word is Ma’am. I could be having a perfectly fine day – a great day even

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Posted in aging, beauty, comedy, culture, Uncategorized, women

Out, Damned Spot

I’ve never understood how otherwise sensible people let themselves get carried away with cosmetic procedures.  Can’t they see there’s a point where they start to look worse instead of better? I suppose they begin by wanting a minor fix and

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Posted in aging, comedy, cosmetic surgery, health, illness, life, medical, plastic surgery, Uncategorized, women