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About hangonbaby

HangOnBaby is a teacher/wifer/wannabe-stay-at-home-mommer living in Baltimore with her husband, baby, and 2 dogs. She's currently obsessed with trying to save enough money to be a full time mom and wife. On days when she isn't good at saving money, she writes about other things.

There’s a hole in your shirt.

You know when you hear a song on the radio and you go ‘oooh, that’s ma jam!’ Well, this is a story about ma shirt. The Shirt hails from NYC, so it’s automatically more cynical cooler than all my other … Continue reading

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Whose dumb idea was this, anyway.

In happy housecleaning news, yesterday I accomplished the equivalent of about 2.75 sparkly  rooms all by myself; one mostly super sparkly, and the others… ummm, kind of halfway sparkly. Soooo the whole house isn’t clean, which means my husband was … Continue reading

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What’s the number for Merry Maids?

Existential question of the day: is it depressing, or is it a good thing when you look at your blog and are sad that you haven’t been able to update it in a long time? Full disclosure: I’m only halfway … Continue reading

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Lost: things that make sense.

Did you make a Hangin’ On voodoo doll today? Tell the truth. Because when I left for work this morning the site was fine, and I just got home and checked it out, and my pics are all kinds of … Continue reading

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There were dice in the mirror!

So, we spent our weekend here: Baby J and her cousin are only 9 months apart, which is great. Even though 9 months in baby months is a pretty big leap – kind of same way 1 human year is … Continue reading

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I hope you like short things, because we are currently on the throes of our first official Family Vacation – human and dog family members alike – and it’s difficult to form many coherent thoughts while on the road. Well, … Continue reading

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The zombies ate my alarm clock.

Did you realize when you started reading this blog that I could do more than give sage advice on how to make a family budget? No?! Well, it’s ok if you were momentarily blinded by my inspiring money-saving attempts. But … Continue reading

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