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

Conquering the Mulled Cheese Ball with MY Perfect Hangover Cure

The hangover from my Mulled-Wine-Cheese-Ball-Bad-Birthday binge was no joke.  I guess in my drunken stupor, I took my eldest daughter’s advice from earlier in the night and drew a bath in my garden tub, complete with Epsom Salts to “relax”.  Here’s a nice equation for you: Too much wine + cheese balls + magnesium from … More Conquering the Mulled Cheese Ball with MY Perfect Hangover Cure

Chicken Shit and Eggs

We started our chicken adventure in the spring of 2013. We bought six chicks, each member of the family picking out and naming their own. My husband and I tried reasoning with Alaina, the oldest. The scrawny little chick she picked out probably wouldn’t even make the truck ride home, we tried telling her.  It … More Chicken Shit and Eggs

Hello world!

With everything that I do, it always seems that I have so many great in-betweens and endings, but not so many great beginnings.  You know that whole ‘when life hands you lemons’ quote?  Yeah, story of my life.  I have learned to season the best of “shit sandwiches”, and still…. I cannot count how many … More Hello world!