Pinterest vs. RealityPinterest is awesome -- even if it is depressing as hell sometimes. So many images and projects and dreams beyond the scope of most moms, sigh. C'mon, do you know anyone in real life who actually attempted a pink, 10-turret birthday castle cake that didn't come out like looking like a pile of Play-Doh with icing? Or whose living room doesn't look like a small plastic parts manufacturing factory?

We didn't think so. The perfect lives moms imagine on Pinterest oftentimes doesn't reflect the sad reality that actually goes down, which is why we put together these 18 hilarious instances of Pinterest vs. Reality that all moms can surely relate to.

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