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Too Saggy for the SAG Awards: Book Excerpt

  A book excerpt from Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing? by Kristen Hansen Brakeman (me) I had a few extra minutes to spare before leaving for my office at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, so I thought I’d try

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Refill the Damn Water Pitcher!

I had the house to myself so I made another video! Kids – Refill the Damn Water Pitcher! …. (please)  

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BY BOOK RELEASE IS TODAY!

IS THAT THE SHIRT YOU’RE WEARING? is released today! And available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble now! Thanks to Tidal Press and everyone who helped make it happen! Advanced praise: “Apparently, Brakeman lives in the cushions of our couch, for how else

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TSL Thursday – Beyond Your Blog

As promised, another edition of “Throw Some Love Thursday!” Today I’d like to introduce you to Beyond Your Blog.  It’s run by Susan Maccarelli. Susan has posted a ton of links for places to submit your writing – from unpaid

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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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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