How to Beat Winter Germies

Earlier this winter, my entire family (husband, daughter, dad, and infant) were all struck down with the devil cold from Hell. Interestingly, only my mother and I were spared. Mom had some suspicious “allergies” around that time and I only had just the edges of the unholy Hellbeast. This is particularly stunning, given the fact […]

Mastering the Art of Eating Sh*t

  **Disclaimer** I’ve been waiting since this blog’s inception for a justifiable reason to use Nirvana quotes. Confession time: sometimes, I just suck. I’m impatient with my most important people. I’d love to blame the pregnancy hormones (even just a little?) but the truth is that patience has never been my most virtuous of virtues […]

Playlist Thursday – Songs my Sis Likes

It would be impossible for me to overstate my love for this woman. We met when we were ten, somehow survived our tumultuous twenties and made it official when I married her brother last summer. My sister, through and through, Lins has generously agreed to my begging her to put this playlist together. I can’t […]

Playlist Thursday – Songs my Cousin Likes

My cousin, Lisa and I were raised like siblings. We’ve been best friends for our whole lives. We’ve camped together, had slumber parties (sometimes drunken slumber parties), shopped, laughed and traveled the world together. She’s one of the biggest supporters of this website and she also happens to have a taste in music that matches […]

14 Must-Watch Christmas Movies

  It’s a membership to the Jelly of the Month Club!   Christmas movies are a great way to get into the swing of the season. I’ve included some of my faves below – some of which are absolutely predictable (and delightful in their predictability) and some are the kind you can forget are even holiday […]