Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Go Out (Or Take Your Kids Out) Sick

It's cold and flu and cough season. I have had a cough for three weeks now. Obviously no longer at the point of being contagious, I have resumed regular life; although I still get dirty looks every time I hack or clear my throat in the grocery store. You see: most normal and reasonable people… Continue reading The Real Reason You Shouldn’t Go Out (Or Take Your Kids Out) Sick

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I’m Over Christmas

I took down our Christmas decorations on Christmas Day. I'm not even kidding, you guys. I did. Even before the grandparents were out the door, after watching the kids open an ungodly amount of gifts, I was taking shit down. I've just had it with the clutter and the dust and, well, the holiday. I… Continue reading I’m Over Christmas

California Lifestyle, Holidays, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

Repeat After Me: It’s OK If People Want To Do Christmas Early

Ugh. I am so sick and tired of people and their popular shit to be upset about on the Internet. Like really. As many of you know, Halloween was just a couple of days ago. I, personally, had a great Halloween. As in, I didn't do shit. My kids dressed up in their annual themed… Continue reading Repeat After Me: It’s OK If People Want To Do Christmas Early

California Lifestyle, DIY, Mom Life, Suburbia, Uncategorized

From Now On, I’ll Do Me

I haven't had much time to write for the last few months. I've written, just not on my blog. Still, I hadn't realized how long it's been since I checked in with you guys until a couple weeks ago. My daughter was playing a for-fun tennis match with a friend, and the friend's dad asked… Continue reading From Now On, I’ll Do Me

California Lifestyle, Suburbia, Uncategorized

So I’m Now (Apparently) A Petty Thief

Well. Where to begin? I am now (apparently) a petty thief. That is if you ask the manager at the La Quinta Inn and Suites a few towns away from where I live. I got a notice from the electric company about two weeks ago that our power was going to be turned out for a… Continue reading So I’m Now (Apparently) A Petty Thief

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Groupon Is Basically A Scam Now, and I’m The Last To Know (Also Men Wear Rompers Now, So Basically Screw It All, I Give Up)

So I bought a Groupon last week for a local photographer. Let me start by saying that finding a photographer worth the money around here is tough. The good ones are all working in Los Angeles, taking headshots of Justin Bieber. Out here in the 'burbs, we have a conglomerate of people either licensed and… Continue reading Groupon Is Basically A Scam Now, and I’m The Last To Know (Also Men Wear Rompers Now, So Basically Screw It All, I Give Up)

Blogging and Writing, Uncategorized

My Fourth Book Cover Is Here, and It’s Giving Me Feelings

I consider myself to be a generally flat person. I don't mean that I am one of those robot people with no feelings. I just mean that I usually have one mode, unless I'm at home and no one is looking at me: laughing at everything. Maybe flat isn't what I mean to say. Inappropriate?… Continue reading My Fourth Book Cover Is Here, and It’s Giving Me Feelings