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
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
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…
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?!
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
I would like to begin this post by saying that I am not, I repeat, I am not one of those full-of-herself girls that is birthday-obsessed. You know the one. Her day is her day and should be treated as such. She has to give you reminders for weeks prior to her birthday… “Hey, my birthday is … More Worst. Birthday. Ever.
Yesterday was a very bad day at work. So bad in fact, that when I got home I ate a piece of cheese. A big piece. With a big glass of wine. Okay, a bottle of wine. My stomach is in knots today: the combination is playing hell on my normally dairy-free stomach. I’ve had … More You Might Be a Bad Supervisor If…
A couple of weeks ago, I found my first grey hair…… Okay, that was a bold face lie. I found my actual First Grey Hair on May 7th, 2003, upon returning home from a deployment. I figured the stress of being away from my 5-year old daughter, was reason enough. I plucked that mutha, taped … More Don’t Drink and Dye!!
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!