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

Pajama Clad Days

My cup has a question mark on it. It's the whole day written on ceramic, a hieroglyphic metaphor for Monday.One baby is at school and the other has the flu and yet another is eating crackers with some brand new molars, hard won through sleepless nights and a half eaten crib.With laundry to wash and … Continue reading Pajama Clad Days

When Life Hands You Ear Balls, Make Pearls

Shel, my two-year old, loves earrings, but he's no jeweler.¬†When Grandma visits, he touches her pearl adorned ears, calls them "ear balls", and refuses to be corrected. We laugh.Photo of the fascinating "ear ball"It's a classy term for those luminous miracles from the bottom of the sea...right?Maybe I do that sometimes. Maybe I see something … Continue reading When Life Hands You Ear Balls, Make Pearls

Things You Should Know About Me: UBP 2011

Things You Should Know About Me I'm generous with my snapdragons, which is a good thing 'cause I have a three year old who picks them with reckless abandon. Something about the name SNAPDRAGON excites him to no end.I like flowers. A lot. Enough to waddle around the garden with snail bait and a watering … Continue reading Things You Should Know About Me: UBP 2011