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from the writers at Hot Mess Anonymous

Hot Mess Anonymous began as a sort of support group for busy moms and professional women who want to end the constant struggle with keeping it all together. To be honest, at some point we all can be a hot mess. So know that when you're here you're among friends just sharing the journey.

Dangers Children Face on the Internet

Internet dangers, boy using computer

Your family has a technology personality because you likely have multiple forms of electronics in your home. Be aware of the dangers children face on the internet. Some people live without electronics although they’re exceptions to the norm. Many schools have replaced pencil and paper with tablets and laptops. Children as young as seven or [ keep reading ]

Painted Tile Floors: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

There’s a hot new DIY trend floating around Instagram and Pinterest: painted ceramic tile floors! I recently tapped into this trend by painting our basement bathroom tile floors. Here’s my experience.   Why Painted Tile Floors? The sink, vanity and toilet were in need of a replacement for the bathroom to be usable. We had [ keep reading ]

Can Renovations Make a Marriage Stronger?

Last summer, my husband and I listened to a book about all the ups and downs of marriage. The author explained in the book that successful marriages almost always involved the couple sharing an activity together. My husband and I felt we had a healthy marriage, but we did not share any sports activities together. [ keep reading ]

Move Over Potato Chips! Make Way for Chickpeas!

Confession: I love to snack. I wish I could eat chips, crackers, and other crunchy delights all the time! As I have aged, however, my body has become less forgiving of junk food. I’m always looking for things I can nosh on that won’t add inches to my waistline. It’s not always easy, though. Fresh [ keep reading ]

The Lazy Gal’s Guide to a Clean Home

There is nothing that feels better to me than a clean home. I can be a little obsessive about it. For those of you who watched “Friends”, picture Monica with blonde hair and you’ve got me! However, I have a little problem – a shortage of time and an abundance of laziness! I’m actually not [ keep reading ]

Four Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Often referred to as a miracle beverage, this drink has been around for centuries and is one of the most healthy things you can consume. Green tea is absolutely loaded with antioxidants and a whole host of other beneficial nutrients. Regularly drinking green [ keep reading ]

Listen Up, Joe Biden

The march towards the 2020 presidential election continues unabated. The field on the Democrats’ side seems to be widening every single day. It’s beginning to feel like every prominent member of that party is considering or has declared their intention to run for the highest office in the nation. To almost no one’s surprise, that [ keep reading ]

The Thyroid Club: Treatment for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Thyroid disorders seem to be all the rage these days. All the kids are doing it. Jokes aside, the journey to healing is different for every person. Just because your neighbor also has hypothyroidism doesn’t mean that your treatment will be exactly the same. Previously, we talked about the symptoms I experienced with my Hashimoto’s [ keep reading ]

A Homeowner’s Experience with Carbon Fibers

When viewing the home we currently own for the first time, my realtor and I could not believe it had not sold. It had been overpriced for months considering the work it required, but it had really good bones. It checked off multiple wishlist boxes. When we saw the unfinished basement room, we understood the [ keep reading ]

Strategies for Dealing with Panic Attacks

Before I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (which you can read more about here), I struggled with my mental health. One of the most glaring examples of that was my propensity for panic attacks. Over seven years ago, I was planning my wedding and then had to adjust to life as a married person. Those [ keep reading ]

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