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Raise a Glass to Freedom

Since the election, I’ve both wanted to write about how I’m feeling, and haven’t wanted to face it at all. My candidate lost. That isn’t anything new. I dealt with that my first two presidential elections. But it wasn’t like this....

Seven

Dear Oldest Child, I’ve been feeling very conflicted about your seventh birthday. On one hand, it doesn’t seem possible that you are already seven, or that I am old enough to have a seven-year-old. On the other hand, I really feel like you are one of the...

April 2016 Goals

In March, our cable and internet were out for TEN DAYS. A total first world problem, but troubling when my work and the bulk of my child’s schooling is web-based. Then I dropped my phone and broke it. SMH. These setbacks definitely messed with my mojo, but I...

Perfectly Posh Unboxing

About a year ago, my friend Angela started selling pampering items from Perfectly Posh. I am pretty beauty-illiterate, so I assumed that Posh really wasn’t for me. I bought a couple things out of friendship, but warned Angela that I wasn’t her ideal...

March 2016 Goals

Well, this will be brutal, but… let’s see how I did in February. Do An Arm Workout Every Day: Not every day, but fairly frequently. I’ll be keeping this up. Work Outside the Home Thursdays and Sundays: Thursdays were a hit; Sundays were not so...

Til it Happens to You

Watching the Oscars and tweeting/chatting along with my friends is one of my most favorite things. It doesn’t matter that I’ve only seen the movies nominated for “Best Animated Feature.” I have fun gabbing, blabbing, and snarking. I...

Virtual Valentines

Valentine’s Day has never been my favorite holiday. It doesn’t suit my naturally cynical nature, and I don’t appreciate having to wait an hour to be seated at a restaurant just because of the date on the calendar. (TL;DR: I am grumpy and hungry.)...