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My Candy Confession

Is it me, or does nearly every holiday have a monstrous candy component designed to make our thighs rub together when we walk? Well, my candy food addictions change with the seasons. And it’s Easter-time, so my  addiction to Russell Stovers cream eggs has risen. You know the individually wrapped ones that are either strawberry (salivating) […]

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Part 2 – Why I Shouldn’t Try To Be Funny Or Cool

Unfortunately, embarrassing moments are not so rare for me. Here is your proof and chuckle for the day. If you missed it, please read, Part 1 – Why I Shouldn’t Try to Be Funny Or Cool first, because these stories go together. So, the next day, I woke up with a sore throat. A short […]

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Part 1 – Why I Shouldn’t Try to Be Funny Or Cool

Well, at this point the cat’s out of the bag. I’m a spaz. Not that you need more proof, but I am going to give it to you anyway. Because it makes me laugh. At myself. Sadly, the funniest things I do are when I am trying to be funny or cool. But the failure […]

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Time and Christmastime

Like last year, the whopping deadline known as Christmas morning once again had us up late – this year, until 1:30 a.m.! Fortunately, Christmas Day (post greed-fest) was really low key, so naps were on the docket. But even with naps, my kiddos have been out of sorts for the last few days and I […]

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Desperately Seeking Spandex

I would say I’m a planner. If there’s something big going on, you can bet my clothes are pressed and set out the night before. Suffice it to say, it drives me bonkers if I overlook an important detail. But, you know there’s always something… I went to have headshots taken by a professional photographer […]

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Okay, So I’m Clumsy When I’m Angry

Well, I wasn’t going to share this next story. Especially after I confessed on my FB fan page that I actually fell down making my bed. (Like it was my fault — the tread on my new sneakers was just too much for my speedy bed-making abilities).  I don’t really want to present myself as […]

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Are You a Happy Mom?

I recently came across an article on parenting that ran back in July.  Sorry I am so late to the conversation, I was probably wiping a nose or a butt.  Anyway, I saw this segment on the Today Show called “I love My Kids, I Hate My Life” and then read the article it’s based on […]

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Unexplained Acts of Stupidity

Well, I don’t know why I make things hard for myself, but sometimes I do. It’s sort of sad that this list is growing, but the facts are the facts. Here are two more unexplained acts of stupidity. #1 – I leave landmines in the hallway (and sometimes the bathroom). You know when you turn […]

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Tweet Nothings Tweet Nothings: Except for the High School Reunion

Do you Tweet? I’m having a hard time getting into it. Why? Could be a couple of reasons: I don’t think my singular thoughts are typically worth sharing. Economy of words isn’t really my thing. I still have a totally lame flip phone. It’s cheap and since my  last phone swan-dove to its death in […]

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Vision Board: Um, Who Am I Again?

I had a vision — for my office. I thought that if I made it fresh and fun that I would write there and be inspired to create with abandon.  I got a Mac, a cute desk I painted green and hung a cork board. Where do I work? At our messy black desk on the main […]

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