death, distractions, email, Facebook, housekeeping, houston, long live rock 'n' roll, old pop culture references, Texas

floods and prince and email. oh my.

I just thought I was having a rough week when the kids were unexpectedly home from school due to flooding last week. Little did I know Prince would die, thus ending a craptastic week craptastically. I’m not going to address all my Prince feelings in this post. He gets his own post. But I am going to say that I…

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children, creativity, current events, girls, growing up, imaginary friends, long blog posts, mindful parenting, mom blog, old pop culture references, parenting

I’m ready to talk about Barbie now

In 1978, or maybe it was ’79, I became the proud owner of a real Barbie doll. My Pretty Changes Barbie wore a fabulous, yellow satin jumpsuit and included accessories that allowed me to change her look. I could change her hair as well; she came with wigs. She was my prized possession. I was 3 or 4 and had…

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cars, children, current events, Freak Flag, hey look a squirrel, housekeeping, old pop culture references, silliness, truth

not feeling it

I’m not feeling 2016, y’all. I’m just not. And you can’t make me so don’t even try. Honestly 2015 was kind of a crappy year for me and I’m happy to be done with it. But 2016? What’s that? It’s like the future, man. Cars should be flying. Hoverboards should be hovering. My house should be in space. I should…

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distractions, hey look a squirrel, hijinks, imaginary friends, old pop culture references, screen time, shenanigans, silliness, tomfoolery

KLG is my spirit animal

I love me some Kathie Lee. I’ve been turning on the ol’ boob tube in the mornings now that my girls are in school and I find myself adoring Kathie Lee Gifford more and more every time I watch her. Check out this gem from this morning:     Isn’t she the best? I know what you’re thinking, and no,…

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