10 Reasons to be Happy Summer’s Almost Over

Every February, I daydream about tank tops and flip flops. And every August, I’m over it. Summer is fun for a while, but there are some things that always get old by the end. If you’re feeling a little bummed that …

No Means No. Unless You’re Five.

On the way home from a long wait at the doctor, I gave 5-year-old BoyWonder a Ziploc bag of tortilla chips in the car. Our conversation after he finished them off: Can I have some more chips, please? No, we’ll …

The Art of Purposeful Slacking

Confession: I’m not the world’s best homemaker. I wish I were. Sometimes I torture myself by looking through magazines like Better Homes & Gardens or Good Housekeeping. HGTV is a great way to inspire self-flogging. Oh, and let’s not forget …

15 Stages of a FROZEN Obsession

Stage 1Oh my goodness, WHAT AN AMAZING MOVIE!! The strong female characters, OLAF (ha ha!), the gorgeous snow and ice, the TRUE LOVE of a SISTER (sniff sniff), and OH, the MUSIC! It’s just SO GOOD! Yay Disney! Stage 2“Let it gooooo, …