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What Are You Fixing AFTER Thanksgiving?

Dear Kay, At this point, we are plus eight humans at our house now, I think, but people keep coming and going such that I don’t really know who’s here and who’s not. It’s really fun, and some of these people require diapers and such, which is a sort of drama I’d forgotten. OMG she’s gonna PEE! I had to buy Size 6 Huggies yesterday and could not believe the proliferation of butt-covering products in the diaper...

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