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35 Quirky Television Shows We Can’t. Stop. Watching.

The only thing I love more than a quirky indie movie, or a quirky indie-style book, is a quirky television show.

I don’t know about you, but a lot of what’s out there to watch just bores me. I need me some oddballs, some weird plots, and something to keep my imagination working overtime.

If you’re like me, and need that quirk-factor in your life, here are 35 quirky shows you might enjoy!

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How to Win an Argument in 7 Easy Steps

In these tumultuous times, with worries, pandemics, wars, and elections looming over us like a dark cloud of death, the most important thing we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones is…

… to get involved in as many arguments as possible.

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22 Educational Shows for Homeschooling (So You Can Take A Break)

You, Homeschooling Parent, need a break. Here are some educational shows for homeschooling via TV.

There’s a seemingly endless supply of really great and educational movies out there that can aid in homeschooling. So, too, there are a myriad of excellent TV series that are at least quasi-educational.

You need a list of educational shows for homeschooling – for when you need to plop your offspring in front of a screen and give yourself some down time.

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My Favorite Curly Girl Products: What Works, What Doesn’t

Having been a mostly faithful Curly Girl Method follower (I color, so it lets me out of the club, but I follow it 95% of the time) for over a decade, I foraged through my bathroom cabinets to line up all the hair products I’ve bought this past year.

Why? So I can tell you what works for my hair, and what still sits, nearly full, in the very back of the cupboard because it didn’t do rad things for my locks.

So let’s talk about my favorite Curly Girl hair products, especially what works, and what doesn’t.

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Homeschool Room Pro Tip: Don’t. Use Caddies Instead.

Homeschooling can be daunting enough, but when you start searching Pinterest for Homeschool Rooms, you might get so overwhelmed with Perfect Mom Envy that you consider dropping your rugrats off at the nearest public institution posthaste.

Never fear, mama bear!

(Hmm. That rhymed better in my head.)

There’s this idea that is prevalent which says you have to have a dedicated Homeschool Room.

But that’s bogus.

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Dear Suddenly Homeschooling Mama (An Open Letter)

Dear SHM,*

*Suddenly Homeschooling Mama

You’re excited, overwhelmed, scared, unsure, ready to brave the unknown.

This is new territory for you, no matter how you arrived: with tentative baby steps, large leap frog jumps, or a sudden pandemic.

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47 Educational Movies for Homeschool So You Can, Um, Educate. Or Take a Shower.

Educational movies are just the thing when you’re homeschooling (by choice or because of, you know, a pandemic or something).

We all aspire to be those kinds of parents who would never let their offspring be babysat by the television for even a minute, but hey. We’ve all been there.

It’s been a long week, nose-deep in dry, boring textbooks, the baby is cranky, the spouse is out-of-town, the kids are lethargic, it’s raining for the upteenth day in a row, and when was the last time you showered?

For those times when decompressing is a must, here are 47 films that aren’t only entertaining, they’re downright educational. Watch em with your tykes, or go run a bubble bath while they watch.

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How to Make a Suitcase Dollhouse from Vintage Luggage

Today I’m going to show you how to make a suitcase dollhouse!

Using an old vintage suitcase, some Dollar Tree craft supplies, and random thrift store finds, here’s our DIY suitcase dollhouse.

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15 Coffee Table Books That Are Better Than Anything You Can Read on Your Phone

Let’s talk about great coffee table books.

I know, it’s fun to order and read (or listen to) books on your Kindle or your phone. They don’t take up space and clutter your house, they’re portable and can go with you.

E-books are cheaper, you can delete them if they’re terrible instead of tossing them in your car to donate to Goodwill where they slide around for six weeks until you remember, they have less impact on the environment, etc etc etc.

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Constantly Worried About Weight: Why I Don’t Diet (My Story)

Yes, I constantly worried about weight. This is my story of why I don’t diet. (Anymore.)

As I sit down to write this, I want to slam shut the laptop, scream, and run away.

Because,

A. It’s hard, and
B. it’s private, and
C. I could say it’s none of your business.

But it is your business, especially if you’re a girl/woman, because unless you are like .01438% of the population (stat made up entirely by me) and have never felt insecure about your body, then you’re the Rest of Us, who have.

And do.

Every day.

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