I’m Back, Jack! (Disneyland Trip 2013 Part 1)

The Man Cold and the Worst Nurse in the WorldThe day before we left, our bags packed and lined up by the door, my husband felt sick and stumbled into bed.He didn't have a fever, he wasn't throwing up, but in the morning when the little boys ran into our room squealing, "It's Disneyland TIME!!" … Continue reading I’m Back, Jack! (Disneyland Trip 2013 Part 1)

Disneyland Questions

We are going to Disneyland, in the middle of a flu epidemic. Technically it hasn't hit California yet, and my children have had their flu shots...but I haven't. So guess who is going to spray the hotel room with Lysol and bathe in hand sanitizer?We had Disneyland season passes this last year because Derrick is … Continue reading Disneyland Questions

1920’s Murder Mystery Party Part 1: The Making of A Speakeasy

This past year I decided to throw a Halloween party, and here we are, in January, talking about it.I'm nothing if not prompt.How to throw an epic and ridiculously fun Murder Mystery Party for your friends (you know you want to):I bought my game from Dinner and a Murder. I purchased the PDF version for download … Continue reading 1920’s Murder Mystery Party Part 1: The Making of A Speakeasy

When You’re A Failure In January

January is cold with goals and measurements, everything is on the scales. I tally up pounds, worth, failures and successes while the wind wails.  I'm less than perfect everywhere, from my eyebrows to my soul. I can't wait for the warmer weather, when diets are dusty in the corner and we take our failures swimming. I … Continue reading When You’re A Failure In January