Getting Cultured

On Saturday Leah {my sis} and I went to the ballet. That was her Christmas gift to me. How awesome is that? Here’s what I learned: 1) Don’t park in the close garage. Even though it’s close, the lot a block down the street is less than half the cost. {Which we discovered when we [...] Read more »

To Whom It May Concern :: From My Kitchen – To {Hopefully Not} Yours

Dear Self, I know that you are nesting. I know that you have a million projects swirling around in your brain. And I know that you’d love to get them all finished before Baby Girl arrives. But can I beg, beseech, and implore you to be careful! I know it wasn’t your fault. You really [...] Read more »

A Gingerbread House That Almost Wasn’t

Tis the day after Christmas, And I just have to say That our gingerbread house Wasn’t made ’til the Eve of Christmas day. I wanted to forgot it, but the children were insistent, that Christmas wouldn’t be perfect if we went on in life without it. So I mixed the Royal Icing according to directions. [...] Read more »

To Whom It May Concern :: Yard Sale Folks and Pregnant Bellies

Dear Yard Sale Woman, And the other people who made “interesting” remarks during a recent yard sale excursion, Yo, what is UP with the preggo belly attraction going on?! {No, not my preggo belly, my friend’s.} So… {a} Yes, it’s normal that you’re going to notice. I get it. Preggo belly = sweet baby = [...] Read more »

Super Mommy :: Episode 1 :: Battle Against the Evil Villain Bedroom Uncleanness

I’d love to talk more party today, but… I’m still eating my elephants this summer and “blog post with party details and how to’s” didn’t make the cut today. So instead…… I submit to you this (with all humility of course) :: All mother’s who clean their little boy’s room are Super Heroes and deserving [...] Read more »

Dear Wal-Mart {Just when I Thought We Might be Friends}

Dear Wal-Mart, I have nothing against you really. I don’t frequent your aisles, but that’s primarily because of convenience. After all, Target is just a stone’s throw away while you require me to take a little drive. An excursion – sometimes – depending on how many children I have in tow. I have an deep [...] Read more »