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… Continue reading not feeling it

christmas, cleaning, December, gifts, holidays, housekeeping, silliness, suburbs

You didn’t ask, but here’s what you can get me for Christmas

Christmas is coming. The goose is not getting fat, but my kids’ Christmas Lists are bursting at the margins. Yet no one — not one person — has asked me for MY Christmas List. Perhaps I am an intimidating presence, what with my ability to carry two loads of laundry at once and all. I can… Continue reading You didn’t ask, but here’s what you can get me for Christmas

allergies, candy, distractions, randomness, silliness, stay at home mom, suburbs, truth, wine

No, I didn’t have candy corn for breakfast

It was a rough weekend. Really it started going downhill last week. I woke up last Monday with a busted blood vessel in my eye (thanks, Allergies). I look like I've been in a fight or an accident. Honestly, my skin was breaking out last week like whoa, so really I looked like a drug addict.… Continue reading No, I didn’t have candy corn for breakfast

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… Continue reading KLG is my spirit animal

distractions, heat, hey look a squirrel, houston, humidity, open letters, randomness, shenanigans, silliness, suburbs

An Open Letter to Mosquitoes

Dear Mosquitoes: I am writing to inform you I am extremely disappointed in your recent behavior. Despite our lifelong feud, I have made every effort to make our coexistence easier. I have tried to ignore you hoping you would, in turn, ignore me. Not only did that not work, but it's resulted in some of… Continue reading An Open Letter to Mosquitoes