T-Shirt Tuesday. The Flag Shirt. #giveaway

Hello America, we love you!

And, not many things proclaim that more strongly than The Flag Shirt.

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Side story, I moved to Germany in the early 90s with my parents.  I was like 13.  The Berlin Wall had recently fallen, the first Gulf War as underway, and a variety of other random countries had a variety of other random reasons to not feel all warm and fuzzy towards Americans.

I don’t remember much about our arrival into the country other than the fact that it was super cold (we went in December), and the instructions they gave my family in culture training was to not look “too American”; no cowboy hats, no being loud and obnoxious in public, and no American flag shirts.

We’re not in Germany anymore so, booyah…

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Patriotism looks so good on The Dudes!

Also, holy summer tans, Batman.  And so much hair.  And skinny arms.  And why is he like a foot taller than them?  And the handsome, I’m dying.  Plus, in case you were wondering, that sign is legit.  My parents really have a Route 66 road sign tacked to their garage.  They’re American like that.

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Because we heart the US of A and T-shirt Tuesdays, we’re giving away a flag tee from The Flag Shirt to one of our all-American readers.

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Dude Mom Life: Dude House Sounds, Vol.3

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I know, you’re dying for a fashion post. And, I’m dying to wear real pants. But, since Dude 2 had his tonsillectomy last week I’ve not donned a single pair. So, maybe next week, when everyone is all healed up and I have time to think about something other than milkshakes and pain meds, I’ll […]

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Homemade Ice Cream with YayLabs!

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Yesterday Dude 2 had his tonsils taken out. The surgery went well; done in 20 minutes flat. He did a couple of creepy things in the recovery room courtesy of the anesthesia, but overall he is in good spirits, and working his way through a Costco sized bottle of prescription pain reliever. I will write […]

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Baby Baking. A New Series for Expectant Moms.

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Before anyone goes crazy, I. AM NOT.  PREGNANT. I burned down the Dude making factory years ago. But, BFF is! And, I’ve hired her coerced her into joining my blog family to breathe some baby on it so that all of you new moms, about to be moms, and moms who like reading about moms […]

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From Warehouse to Real House with Blinds.com Window Coverings

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Four years ago we got new windows. We wanted to upgrade from the drafty wooden framed ones to the hi-tech-ish vinyl ones for energy saving and sassiness. We’ve been window naked since then. Funnily enough, I wasn’t super bothered by my lack of window coverings and the whole it-looks-like-you-just-moved-in vibe of my family room. It […]

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Summer Outfits from Scoop NYC. #Sponsored

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Summer is half way over but we still have many, many hot days ahead of us. It’s best that we dress for them! Sadly, finding the right shorts has been a legit struggle for me this year.  Most of them are too short, and then the rest are too long.  Everything either made me feel […]

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It’s National Vacation Rental Month: Where Are You Going? #sponsored

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wyndham Vacation Rentals. I asked The Dudes the other day which of our major family vacations so far has been their favorite. Dude 2: “Wait, when have we even been on vacation?” Ummmm, about $6000 says we went to Disney World last fall, […]

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Good Morning Coffee Milkshake Recipe

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I am an ice cream fiend. Love, love, LOVE the stuff. Like will-add-30-minutes-to-my-daily-work-out-just-so-I-can-have-it-every-night love it. I’m convinced that ice cream could solve like 75% of the world’s problems. Seriously, think how much smoother things would go if every time the House and the Senate had a meeting they jumped it off with ice cream cones. […]

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T-Shirt Tuesday. Summer Style Deals for Dudes.

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Today isn’t about a particular brand, but a style trend The Dudes are digging: the tank top. Brought back to life in our house by Dude 3 who simply does not believe in sleeves or pants in the summer, all three of my guys have been rocking the tanks this summer season. Of course only […]

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