My husband and I love gardening- we like existing outside, as much as we can- and we like doing it in a nicely landscaped place. And I have dabbled enough in landscape design to be all annoying about it. I like a French Cottage style- not as chaotic as English Cottage, but still emphasizing an abundance … Continue reading “You know, Flowers and…”
Annnnd... the children almost killed me this morning. The snake... is fake. The heart attack sure felt real though. See what happens when you try to clean under the tub? Remind me to never do THAT again!
It's an interesting question. And the answer to "what are you proud of" has pretty normal answers. (I'd say my marriage and my children- but those feel more like winning the lottery than something I can take credit for) So... graduating college. Some trophies I got during my teenage years. Becoming an instructor in karate. Being … Continue reading What are you most proud of?
If the quote had been- "I can do what I want- punch them in the back of the head- and I can do it because I'm famous. I just can't stop myself. I don't even ask I just start punching" - this would be a much more clear cut argument, right? That's assault! End of … Continue reading And another thing…
I was 35 and walking through our downtown with my husband. Some douche leaned out of a car driving by and aggressively yelled: "HOT CHICK!" at me. At us. I was holding my husband's hand. I was wearing a maxi dress and just about as covered up as if I'd been wearing a burkha. I … Continue reading The Sexual Micro-Aggressions Faced by Being Female
Baby sleepers and pajamas are ADORABLE. And I still have some. And my older girls still have pajamas- but DON'T YOU BUY THEM, IT'S A TRAP!!!!! Look- it's PERFECTLY acceptable for a baby to sleep in a long sleeve onesie, soft pants and socks. And guess what? You don't get judge-y looks at the grocery … Continue reading Parenting Advice: Kill the Pajamas
Lessons Learned: Practicing Mindfulness Meditation during a facial wax has to be hands down the stupidest thing I've ever done. Immerse yourself in the moment and just experience the world? Sure, do that- just not while you're getting hot wax poured on your face and hair pulled out by the follicles. There IS such a … Continue reading Of Mindfulness Meditation and a Forehead Like a Sphinx Cat