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New I-Phone App
Here's a new iPhone app for ladies who are sick of catcalls and leering colleagues. "Not Your Baby" provides awesome one-liners to tackle a range of compromising situations. Users are instructed to enter information about their scenario, including the setting and the identity of their harasser, then receive lines that are generated based on submissions from other users. I'm not your baby! The iPhone app that gives women the perfect withering one-liners to answer embarrassing catcalls | Mail Online
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Confessions of a Single Woman
What would you add to our list...

1. Sometimes I don't shave my legs during the winter months
2. I hate going to wedding showers
3. I don't want to be set up with any of your friends
4. I actually enjoy my freedom
 
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Coupon Clipper
We're happy when we extract a discount, refund or other concession from a store. We're even happier when we lie to get it. Why? Because it takes more work, according to new research. Why customers get satisfaction out of deceiving retailers - Bottom Line
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What's for Dinner?

There’s a reason Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is on TLC and not The Food Network.  On a recent episode, Mama June grossed out viewers when she whipped up one of her signature dishes- “sketti,” or spaghetti noodles topped with a sauce made with microwaved ketchup and butter.  June prides herself on feeding her family of six on a thrifty $80 a week, and with meals like “sketti,” we can see how she does it!  The episode inspired mixed reactions across the internet, with some people wrinkling their noses at the dish and others admitting they, too, grew up eating noodles with ketchup.  In fact, some people still eat it!  Unsurprisingly, it’s popular among college kids- after all, it’s cheap, easy to make after a few too many beers, and you have to be drunk to stomach it.

What do you think of “sketti?”  Have you ever eaten noodles with ketchup and butter?  Does your mom have any slightly strange signature dishes?  Do you like them, or do you secretly think they’re gross?  What’s your go-to meal after you’ve had a too much to drink?

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Your Facebook Photo
A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND COMMENTS

Looks may not be everything, but they’re pretty important on Facebook.  It’s no secret that the first place most of us look when we visit someone’s Facebook profile is their photo.  A new study found that we actually judge people’s attractiveness based on the comments on their profile pics left by other users.  Experts say that when measuring someone up, we rely on other people’s opinions to help form our judgments.  The study also found that people tend to prefer profile photos that feature people in action over simple head shots.

Do you judge people’s attractiveness based on other people’s opinions/judgments?  Why or why not?  Do your friends’ comments influence your choice of Facebook profile picture?  What kind of profile pictures do you prefer?

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Parent Regrets
WOULDA, SHOULDA, COULDA

There are moments- the terrible twos and the rebellious teenage years, for example- when some parents may regret ever having kids at all. But according to a survey, the number-one regret parents have is spending too much time at work during their kids’ early years. Rounding out the five most common parenting regrets are worrying too much about the little things, not playing with their kids more, not going on more vacations and not taking enough photos.  More than 60% of parents wished they’d done more activities with their children, and almost 20% worry their kids’ lives were affected by something they did or didn’t do.  Two thirds of parents said they would do things differently if they had the chance, and six out of ten parents with multiple children said they actually did change their ways the second time around.

What’s your biggest parenting regret?  Did you raise your second child differently from your first?  In what way?  Is there anything you wish your parents did differently when raising you?

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Annoying Words
JUST SO YOU KNOW

These are literally some of the most annoying words in the English language!  You’re probably guilty of using so-called “crutch words,” a.k.a. over- and often misused terms people say to appear smarter, add emphasis or simply fill space in conversation.  Some of the most common and cringe-inducing crutch words and phrases include: Obviously, irregardless, I’m not gonna lie, per se, personally, quite frankly, totally, fascinating, with all due respect and the thing is.

What’s the most annoying crutch word/phrase?  Which one(s) do you often find yourself saying?

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Disney Drinks
CH-EARS

The Happiest Place on Earth just got a little happier!  Disney announced that they are going to start serving alcohol inside the Magic Kingdom.  Beer and wine will be added to the menu at the French-inspired Be Our Guest restaurant in Fantasyland.  Disney’s resorts and other theme parks (like Epcot) already serve booze, but until now Magic Kingdom has always been dry.  While some folks are upset about the development, it’s likely to be a welcome change for the many adults who accompany their kids to the park every day.  Wouldn’t you need a stiff drink after a day at Disney?

Do you think alcohol should be served at Disney parks?  Why or why not?  Have you ever been to a Disney theme park?  Which one?  Do you like Disney theme parks?  Do you think alcohol would enhance the experience?

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A Birthday Surprise!
Check out what my Grandma gave me for my birthday! A New Kids On The Block T-Shirt and it still has tags on it.

She bought it for me when I was 12, but found out from my Mom I was over them and she decided not to give it to me. She came across the shirt while cleaning her house the other day and gave it to me now for my 31st birthday!
So sweet :)
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Simply Amazing!
Have you ever seen a sunset that made you stop dead in your tracks because it was so gorgeous?

These pictures don't due it justice, but after yesterday's rain, this was how the sun looked when I was leaving BayShore.
 
Definitely put a smile on my face and reminded me just how magnificent nature really can be when you stop and take notice.
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What does your drink say about you?
When you go out to a bar what drink do you order? Here's a new list of what that drinks says about you and what celebrity you are most like:

VODKA AND SODA – I’M TRYING TO GET DRUNK…PRINCE HARRY
VODKA CRANBERRY – I’M JUST A GIRL HANGING OUT…JENNIFER ANISTON
TEQUILA SHOTS – PLEASE VALIDATE MY COOLNESS…KANYE WEST
REGULAR BEER – I’M HERE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME…RYAN GOSSLING
FANCY BEER – I’VE MATURED SINCE COLLEGE…JOHN MAYER
FANCY COCKTAIL – I WANT YOU TO THINK I’M INTERESTING…KIM KARDASHIAN
BLOODY MARY – I’M HUNGOVER…LINDSAY LOHAN
GIN & TONIC – I’M BORING…TOM CRUISE
SCOTCH – LOOK HOW SOPHISTICATED AND MYSTERIOUS I THINK I AM…GEORGE CLOONEY
WINE – CLASSY AND I’M NOT HERE TO GET WASTED….OPRAH
MARGARITA – I DON’T LIKE THE TASTE OF ALCHOLOL BUT I WANT TO DRINK – TAYLOR SWIFT
(Photo - from Kidd O'Shea's cell phone during one of his fun days out)
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Phillip Phillips LIVE!
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips was in Milwaukee yesterday for the Idols Live Tour at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. I was able to sit down with Phillip and chat with him before the show.

I can tell you that is is the sweetest guy I've meet to date from the "American Idol" TV show.
 
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Reality TV Drama!
I can't believe what I saw last night! I know "The Bachelor Pad" is considered trashy TV by reality show haters, but it's my guilty pleasure!

If you had a choice what would you choose $250,000 or love? That's basically what the show comes down to in the end. And the finalists, Rachel and Nick were faced with that dilemma last night.

She wanted love, but her boytoy around the mansion Michael dumped her. So maybe she'd win the money. Nope.
Nick chose to "keep" all of the money and Rachel walked away with nothing. DRAMA!!! My jaw dropped. And Nick just laughed in her face. A guy like that might have money, but good luck getting love if you treat a friend that way and laugh in her face and kick her when she's down.

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Uh, oh...it's coming!
Fall is on it's way and so is Halloween!!

I was driving on the freeway yesterday and there it was in front of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds - the big, orange pumpkin.

It seems like the holidays get pushed up even earlier every year!
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I WANT this!
Wouldn't you love a dog washing station in your house?

I was touring this year's MBA Parade of Homes and one of the houses had this in their mud room off of the garage...isn't it cute!

With 2 big dogs, I feel like this would be a must in our next house! I LOVE it!
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Keep Your Enemies Close
There's a lot of buzz about Johnny Depp's upcoming film, Black Mass, and there's a new trailer out for it. He's playing Whitey Bulger, one of the most notorious gangsters of our time, a kingpin in the Boston crime scene before becoming a fugitive for years. Johnny's performance looks pretty intense, and he's surrounded by a pretty amazing supporting cast, not the least of whom are Benedict Cumberbatch and Kevin Bacon. Check it out.   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));  
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How Can There Be a New Dr. Seuss Book?
Dr. Seuss, the man behind "The Cat in the Hat," "Green Eggs & Ham" and so many other childhood classics, passed away almost 25 years ago. So when you hear there's a "new" Dr. Seuss book, you sort of scratch your head, right? Story is, the Doc wrote it in the late 1950s and tossed it into a box. Someone just found the book in the box, and the book in the box is now on the charts... Sorry, sort of got into a rhythm there. It's called "What Pet Should I Get?" The folks at Jimmy Kimmel Live! thought maybe they could present the new old work in a more modern vein, so they invited Tyler the Creator to rap the words - dressed, for some reason, as the Cat in the Hat. Watch it, and see if it pains you as much as it pains me.
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This Time, Kate Winslet's the Queen of the World
Kate Winslet, the actress who rocketed to fame as Rose in Titanic, taped an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls recently. She did some flying, and some climbing, and at one point, recreated a famous scene from the movie. No, not the charcoal drawing one. The one where she's at the bow of the boat, telling Jack that she's flying. She does the same thing in this clip, only this time, she's leaning over a rope or a cable on the side of a mountain...(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Prepare for an adventure made for the movies. Posted by Running Wild with Bear Grylls on Monday, July 27, 2015
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"Are You Ready for This, Scully?"
Fans of The X-Files have been waiting for the return of The X-Files for years. With the announcement that the show was returning to Fox in 2016, said fans went a little nutty. Nutty that it's happening, and nutty that they have to wait until this coming January. So this week, Fox gave the fans a little tease. A 17-second tease, to be precise, about five of which feature Mulder and Scully. Here you go. And try to contain yourself...  
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All This Over a Stroller
So there's some controversy afoot about an ad for a high-end baby stroller company called Bugaboo. It features a model in a pretty small running outfit - almost a barely-there swimmer's two-piece - pushing a stroller with her own two-year-old in it in front of her as she jogs. Some folks are slamming the ad for promoting an unrealistic body image for moms. Others opine that the model looks anorexic. And not a word about the stroller. I can't imagine that was Bugaboo's intent. Take a look at the picture. What do you think? Does it make sense to you, or not?   Stroller company defends ad featuring bikini-clad model: http://t.co/WagrKCGZ3F pic.twitter.com/89nYK0cr0Z — CBS News (@CBSNews) July 29, 2015
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Most Expensive Selfie Ever?
Okay, these stories keep popping up. There's the woman taking the selfie with the lion that ends badly. Then the woman taking the selfie with the bison that ends badly, but not as badly as the lion selfie. And now this. A guy in San Diego decided he needed a selfie with a rattlesnake. Go back and read that again. Yes he did. And yes, exactly what you thought would happen happened. The rattlesnake bit him. Not for any particular reason except that's what rattlesnakes do when you bother them. So he ended up in the hospital, and reportedly used up two hospitals' supply of antivenom. Which ended up costing him a whopping... well, just look at the bill.   Remember the Rattlesnake bite story I did Monday? Guy just sent me this pic of his bill. Uhhhhhhh..... pic.twitter.com/ahK2W9KxVg — Dan Haggerty (@10NewsHaggerty) July 16, 2015
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Happy Pottermas, Harry!
Today marks Harry Potter's 35th birthday, according to his creator, JK Rowling. And what better way to celebrate the beginning of his 36th trip around the Sun than with a special greeting from his old friend, Ron Weasley. Okay, it's not really Ron. It's Simon Pegg, playing Ron, on The Tonight Show. Actually, playing a drunken Weasley. Enjoy anyway...     (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Drunk Ron Weasley Returns for Harry Potter's Birthday Drunk Ron Weasley (aka Simon Pegg) visits The Tonight Show to wish Harry Potter an early happy birthday. Posted by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Mystery Solved?
"A huge break in the biggest aviation mystery in decades," says NBC News reporter Tom Costello. Debris likely from an airplane has surfaced on Reunion Island, about 600 miles away from Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Investigators from Boeing believe it's a fragment from a Boeing 777, and the only Boeing 777 currently missing in the world is Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, which was lost over a year ago, presumably in the Indian Ocean. Mystery solved? Not yet, say the experts, as there's still a lot of work to do. But it's the first solid clue they've had to work with since the plane disappeared with 239 people aboard. Stay tuned...  
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Teaching Center, with Key & Peele
Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele are behind the best sketch-comedy show on TV right now. Their latest sketch applies the metrics and showmanship of ESPN's Sports Center to the world of teaching. What if teachers got as much interest and as much pay as professional athletes. What a world that might be, huh? And thanks to Key & Peele, we know how it would be covered. A+, boys!  
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You WILL Have Fun at the Beach
It's summertime, so that means beach time. For those without kids, no big deal. For those with kids, you need a degree in project management to pull that off, and even that won't help. Freelance writer Robyn Welling, a New York Times bestselling humorist, put together a fun little video that will hit home with any parent who's ever had to pack up the kids for a day at the beach.   Can you relate? Then follow Robyn on Twitter.  
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