No Date Night For You

I’ve always felt that the strongest marriages are built on miscommunication. Experts disagree, but it’s only through gross amounts of misinterpreted verbal exchange we see one of the party gets left out of plans to have fun and [...]


I have to admit, being a perfect parent would go a little smoother if my children would stop saying things like, “You, leave me alone.” Sometimes, I don’t think any of them realize I’m trying to look better than all [...]

A Simple Grocery Store Explosion

Fun fact #250 If you try taking pen marks off your dining room table, using only a Magic Eraser and wishful thinking, it’ll take the finish off and leave you with a table that only makes you cry in certain types of light. But enough bragging [...]

Death of A Kindle

Morning Readers, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the minute you become a parent, accept that all your stuff will soon be broken. It’s not all bad. For instance, when you own absolutely no worldly possessions, you [...]

Unhappy Plants

I think I’ve figured out why the fake plant is dying. Balding and sad, the source of the living room’s right corner palm tree’s malaise seems to be the children picking its leaves off and stabbing each other with them. Shocking. [...]

Baby Bar Fights

You don’t know because you don’t live with us (prayers of thanksgiving should be saved for the end of this post, so you don’t get sidetracked with your enthusiasm and forget to read these finely-crafted words), but Doc doesn’t [...]

Evolution of A Question

Now is as good a time as any to take a break from making, what I can assure you are, less than angelic Angel Food cupcakes, let the smoke clear, and drink the last of this coffee …the times it’s been reheated are no matter. It’ll [...]

Ten Worst Gifts to Give at a Baby Shower

How was everyone’s weekend? I hauled the twins around in a little red wagon until I thought I was going to have a heart attack. It was the longest three minutes of my life. But enough about my fit and active lifestyle. Also worth mentioning [...]

Too Fancy for the Grocery Store

Is it possible to drink so much coffee in twenty-four hours, you feel like you’re being stabbed in the kidney?   Just curious.   Anywho, how was everyone’s weekend? If you’re like moi, you thought outside the box, [...]

Babies and Crackers

I’m well aware I haven’t given may updates about Doc. So, before we go any further, please know he still lives with us. Okay, that’s cleared up, so let’s talk about some notable milestones, which, to the untrained eye, [...]