The Dollar Tree Is Priceless And Other Wednesday Happenings

I roll myself out of bed with a heave and a hoe, and I stumble into the hallway to get everyone some early morning milk, sippy cup style.On the way to the kitchen I stop to extract the "Cootie" game from the game cupboard, and I watch as my son dumps plastic caterpillar parts all … Continue reading The Dollar Tree Is Priceless And Other Wednesday Happenings

Seriously, What Is Going On Here?

If I had a business card, it would list my occupation as, "Aspiring Napper, Professional Laundress"Get it? Because I'm tired...and I'm doing a lot of laundry. I'm totally living a life that demands a blog update. I haven't really been faithful to blogging lately, but thanks to refreshing ice water and a sudden burst of … Continue reading Seriously, What Is Going On Here?

Derrick Tells Another Story…With Guns

Sometimes, my husband tells me stories about his childhood. They usually involve weapons. Last night I had the privilege of hearing the following tale while washing the chili-bean bowls.Derrick: "When my mom went out of town once, my dad turned out all the lights in the house, opened the sliders and doors, and he gave … Continue reading Derrick Tells Another Story…With Guns

The Clam Chowder Said "Moo"!

I'm Alliiiveee!So I've survived strep, 2 year old projectile vomit, and two days with an Internet connection from 1993. I'm here to tell you that all that talk about moving to the coast....may just be hogwash at this point. We probably aren't going to move. My local friends: you can stop sitting outside the city … Continue reading The Clam Chowder Said "Moo"!

I Have Coffee (And Other Reasons Today is Better than Yesterday)

"Marilla, isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?" -Anne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomerySometimes...I am mooooody. Moody with a capital "M".This past week, I felt overwhelmed, stressed, and emotional. I would cry at the drop of a hat, and at pictures of fluffy kittens. … Continue reading I Have Coffee (And Other Reasons Today is Better than Yesterday)

Because Bon Jovi is Awesome…

So you may be wondering what this elbow is about...Today is Derrick's birthday. Somehow it's ended up being 11 p.m. and we've done the steak dinner and movie thing, and I watched Top Chef Masters and now we are tired, full and happy. I need to floss though...SOooo Derrick is downloading songs from my itunes … Continue reading Because Bon Jovi is Awesome…