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Roxy’s Birthday Music Monday: Lightning Crashes by Live

October 12th, 2009 · 9 Comments

We’re down at our beach house in Bay Head, NJ, celebrating my birthday with a long Columbus Day holiday weekend… London and Maddie have off from school, so it takes me back to my elementary school days, when I often had a long weekend celebration for my birthday.
It looks like the weather will be warm […]

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Tags: lightning crashes · live · lyrics · milestones · music monday

Beach Reading On My Birthday: Erica Jong’s Fear Of Fifty

October 11th, 2009 · No Comments

It’s my birthday weekend, and we spent today at the beach in Bay Head, New Jersey… as our newly appointed weather girl, Maddie, discovered this morning, it was almost 70 degrees and sunny, not a cloud in the sky. I have started to re-read Erica Jong’s memoir, Fear of Fifty, whichh I read when […]

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Tags: books we love · erica jong · fear of fifty · milestones

Blogiversary Week: August 5th is #4 for Roxiticus Desperate Housewives, While Roxy’s Best Of… Concludes Its First Year On August 12th

August 6th, 2009 · No Comments


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Oh, Noo… I Forgot My 4th Blogiversary… It Was Today, August 5th, 2009

August 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Usually I’m so good about milestones…heck, last year I celebrated for a month leading up to the 3rd blogiversary of Roxiticus Desperate Housewives. Well, a lot has changed over the past year, and in turn I need more time. I will try to put on my party hat to celebrate with all of my loyal […]

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Music Monday: Shining Star

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

This week’s Music Monday post is in recognition of a great honor bestowed upon me by Matt over at Meltwater. Torrents. Meanderings. Delta. Matt has given me the Pulsar Award: “A pulsar is a brilliant flashing star in the sky. The Pulsar Award honors those who add a bit of brightness to life. If bloggers […]

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Tags: Awards · earth wind and fire · milestones · music monday · pulsar award · shining star

Raise a Glass! 50,000th Visitor and 635th Post at Roxiticus Desperate Housewives

November 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Sunday Morning Update on Visitor #50,000…I think it was LJ! Our distinguished visitor came in from Kuala Lumpur at 3:48am, while Roxy was sleeping. Zzzzz. The referring URL was LJ’s Music Monday meme, where I had left LJ a question about the Top Commenters widget in my sidebar (does anyone know why only nine of […]

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Tags: Awards · celebration · milestones

Rex and Roxy Celebrate Our Tenth Anniversary Tonight at the Bernards Inn in Bernardsville, New Jersey

September 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Wow. I can’t believe it’s been ten years since Rex and I were married on the beach in Bay Head, New Jersey, but it’s true: Rex and I are celebrating our tenth wedding anniversary tonight. We’re taking the girls with us for dinner at the Bernards Inn in Bernardsville, New Jersey, one of our favorite […]

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While You Were Sleeping….I Missed VIsitor Number 35,000!

August 28th, 2008 · No Comments

I know, I know…lots of you have warned me about my free Sitemeter statistics, how Sitemeter only gives me detailed info on the last 100 visitors. I was sleeping when the 35,000th visitor came in to Roxiticus Desperate Housewives, and checked in this morning to find that we’re up to 35,102…which means I can only […]

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Raise a Glass! 500th Post and 35,000th Visitor at Roxiticus Desperate Housewives

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

We interrupt this vacation to bring you some exciting news…you’re reading the 500th post to Roxiticus Desperate Housewives, and we’re anticipating our 35,000th visitor today or tomorrow. As I write this post, the SiteMeter count is at 34,664….will you be the one? Wednesday morning update: Today’s the day…we’re up to 34,865.Earlier this month, we […]

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Blogiversary Week Continues, with a Pair of Awards: One Beary Sweet, the Other a Little More KickA**

August 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Now you know Roxy loves a celebration, and there always seems to be a reason to raise a glass…though it is still before noon at the beach in Bay Head, New Jersey, so I think I’ll wait until my 4 o’clock beer this afternoon to salute SAH Military Wife and SpicyBug for two awards I […]

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Tags: Awards · blogiversary · milestones

Blogiversary Night: The Final Chapter of Instructions to the Double

August 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Three years ago today, on August 5, 2005, I became inspired by another blog, Instructions to the Double, and launched Roxiticus Desperate Housewives. For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been counting down with excerpts from Tess’ original Instructions to the Double blog archives, and on this third blogiversary night, I’d like to present the […]

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Happy Blogiversary To Me

August 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Today is Tuesday, August 5th, 2008, and that means it is time to celebrate the third Blogiversary of Roxiticus Desperate Housewives.
First, some statistics. Despite my previous calculation of a 475th post some time ago, I’ve done a bit of housekeeping here and deleted a few things and determined that this post is number 477, so […]

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Countdown: 2 Days To Roxiticus Desperate Housewives Third Blogiversary!

August 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

As my loyal Roxiticus Desperate Housewives readers know, almost three years ago, I became inspired by another blog, Instructions to the Double, and launched this blog on August 5, 2005. This Tuesday, we’ll begin a celebration of our third blogiversary. I’m thinking it will be a week-long celebration from August 5th through the 12th, in […]

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Roxiticus Desperate Housewives Super-Celebration: 25,000th Visitor, 475th Post, Plus a Truckload of Awards

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Whew…Visitor #25,000 snuck right past me this afternoon! He or she came in via BlogExplosion to vote on my current Battle of the Blogs against Casual Slack (quality nonsense, served up fresh — daily). Visitor #25,000 came from Paris, Ile-de-France and only stayed long enough to vote. Come back and comment, Visitor #25,000! Let us […]

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Instructions to the Double…Background Leading Up To the Roxiticus Desperate Housewives Third Blogiversary

July 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Roxiticus Desperate Housewives is coming up on its 3-Year Blogiversary on August 5, 2008. Looking through old magazines I’ve collected haphazardly at our beach house, I came across a stack of papers bound together with bulldogs. The collection turned out to be my August 2005 printout of Instructions to the Double, the blog that inspired […]

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