The $10 Solution To Saving a Marriage and/or Preventing Jail Time

If you haven’t guessed by now, I love to take the ridiculous moments in my life and turn them into a (hopefully) humorous post for you, my dear readers. Okay, so every now and again I like to spout off my opinion on religion, share a recipe and my latest diet trend, or a bee … More The $10 Solution To Saving a Marriage and/or Preventing Jail Time

My Viking Funeral

The death of a distant family member or friend, especially an unexpected one, produces a flood of emotions, to include the need to prepare and plan for the “what ifs”.  Over the past week, upon learning of the tragic death of an acquaintance, my husband and I quietly discussed our wishes in the event of … More My Viking Funeral

7 Inches

7 inches. 7 heavy, penetrating, soft, dreamlike inches of… SNOW!  (What did you think I was talking about, pervert?) I don’t mind being cold.  As long as there is snow. I don’t mind the overcast, dreary days of winter.  As long as there is snow. I don’t mind being stuck at home because of the … More 7 Inches

DIY Liars

Two weeks after being diagnosed with a severe allergic response to limonene and fragrance mix II, my allergist added “propolis” to the list after a delayed response marker appeared on my back.  Shit. Propolis is resin collected by honeybees used to fill crevices and to seal honeycombs.  Fucking bee glue. Confused on why I would … More DIY Liars

A Baseball Named Karma

Last Thursday, my son’s summer baseball season ended with a great big championship game win and a story for you, my dear readers. Back when Jameson’s baseball season started, I noticed one of the other mothers sitting by herself during one of the practices.  Her lawn chair was parked away from all of the other parents and she seemed … More A Baseball Named Karma

Who Cares?

Who cares? I have asked myself that question every single time I have sat down to write a blog post, for almost a year now.  Seriously, I have like 12 drafts in WordPress-land that will never see the light of day.  I’ve been struggling, friends and fellow bloggers.  It’s been brutal. Growing up, and even into … More Who Cares?

Life, Through the Eyes of a Six Year Old

Anyone who lives with a 6-year old knows that life can be very… entertaining. Every day, I happen upon the strangest things.  Sometimes I can put two and two together and figure out Mackenzie’s thought processes.  Other times, these discoveries take a little explanation. The following photos and phrases were captured in the span of a week. 1.) I was … More Life, Through the Eyes of a Six Year Old