Lori Lori is a work-at-home mom of three living in Noblesville, Indiana.

I guess having guilty pleasures is part of what makes life fun, right? Well I have a few myself and today I’ll share those with you.  No judgment, okay? Here are some of my favorite guilty pleasures.

My Top Guilty Pleasures

Eating sugary foods & drinking coffee for breakfast

Yes, I realize breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Breakfast fuels your body and gives you the energy you need for the day.  I know that.  And I can’t help that I still want junk for breakfast. After years of eating oatmeal, I can’t stomach it and crave foods such as cinnamon rolls and blueberry muffins paired with a steaming hot cup of coffee (with a large helping of Caramel Macchiato creamer).  I do try to eat healthy and encourage my kids to do so, but sometimes I have to treat myself.  I don’t want to be a hypocritical parent, so I focus on eating healthy most of the time, and that occasional treats are allowed.

Reality shows

Don’t hate me. I love some TV shows that I’m not proud to admit.  First off, since Newlyweds (starring Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey) ended many years ago (tear) I’ve never really found a show that compared.  The closest runner up was Kendra, the former

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Playboy bunny turned mom who married NFL player Hank Baskett and began their life together with their son, Hank Jr.  Apparently I was alone on this one because it only lasted three seasons.  Now when I decide I want to fill my mind with garbage,  I indulge in Keeping up the Kardashians, but it doesn’t even compare.  Did I just lose some readers with these confessions?  Hope not.

“Bad” music 

I am not sure what it is about it, but I like music with a good beat. I like rap, dance and party music. One of my favorite things to do when there’s a break in family time and I am alone in the car (can’t listen to this stuff with my little parrots in the backseat) is put my windows down and blare music by Kanye West, Jay Z and other rap artists.  Even though I am a parent, this type of music still puts me in a good mood!

Dipping sauces

I dip most any food you give me in some kind of sauce, and a lot of it. My friends think it’s hilarious and more than once have offered me a straw (for the sauce, not my drink).  Pizza isn’t quite the same without garlic butter, I eat practically an entire jar of salsa in one sitting and I love extra wing sauce and ranch with my BW3’s orders.  You name the sauce; I probably like it and probably consume about eight times the serving size listed on the bottle.


Yup, I’m a junkie.  I love it!  I enjoy keeping up with friends, past and present, seeing people pictures of their wedding or new baby and reading about people’s day-to-day life.  I know I’m not alone on this one!  Facebook makes life better for parents.

My cell phone

While I am new to the land of the smart phone, I’m not new to texting.  I can text without looking at the buttons on my phone, anywhere, faster than anyone should be able to do such a thing.  I love my cell phone; I feel my anxiety levels soar when I realize I’ve left the house without it, or in those moments right before the battery goes dead.  With that being said, I try to make it a point, and have focused even more on this goal in the last month or two, to not be so attached to my phone.  Texting is the main way I keep up with my friends, but I’m home with my kids and they’re my first priority.

What are your guilty pleasures?

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