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

A Home Bar With a Conscience

When my husband and I constructed a home bar in our finished basement, we thought we were creating a place of occasional relaxation and adult escape.  We didn’t realize that we were installing a conscience as well. Workout completed, dinner finished, lunches packed, basketball practice done, homework complied with, nighttime stories read, the kids tucked into bed, kitchen … More A Home Bar With a Conscience

Let It Breathe…

Perusing the local Flea Market a couple of weekends ago, I came across an unusual wine decanter.  Excited by my find, I exclaimed boisterously to the salesclerk at check out, “I can’t wait to get this home and try it out!”  He gave me a peculiar sort of look, his lips curled up in a sneer.  … More Let It Breathe…

Advo-Wat?!

Recently my husband and I (for the umpteenth time) began discussing our “plan” for getting healthy.  We decided that we have both become a little lazy in our approach over the winter months. For the most part, we eat fairly healthy: breakfast every morning, whole grains over white bread/pasta, few processed foods (damn you Cheeze-Its and … More Advo-Wat?!

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

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!