Any 4th of July plans we have are last minute--weather, moods, you name it. Since my daughter's birthday is the week before, I'm usually still recovering from mommy party mode to start planning much of anything else. In case you're like me...
When did expressing a dissenting opinion become complaining? If not agreeing with the majority is labeled as a bad thing, then I'm number one on the naughty list. The quote on the main page is taken from Mark Twain: "Whenever...
If you aren't familiar with Darren Knight, you're missing out. Darren Knight stars in the Southern Mom videos and they are flipping hilarious. While I can identify with a lot of the videos, I swear I witnessed the inspiration...
I didn't have a large group of friends in high school. I didn't even have a small group--the class of 2001 more or less just tolerated one another. The closest thing I had to a best friend, Liz, decided...

F* You, Facebook

Sometimes I miss MySpace. I liked to toy with making my page neat and I met a lot of new people on it. It was new and different and not... well, soul sucking. A lot of our FB checking...
Given the uneasy state of our nation, I could write about Black Lives Matter, but I won’t. As a white middle-class woman, I have no idea what it’s like to be anything else and feel grossly unqualified to make...
'Saucer' Cookies - This recipe has been my secret for nearly 15 years. I've made them with white chocolate, but milk chocolate chunks really push it over the edge. Warning, these things come out huge, but they're sooo good!...
School has started back and once again it's time for the friendly PTO reminders of whatever shit the kids will be selling this week. I don't mind the school supplies, weird fees, and occasional classroom donation... but I refuse...

VBS Round Up

We would joke as young adults that kids were put on the "VBS circuit" all summer. I can understand the temptation of it. It's like free babysitting + Jesus. Sweet deal for me, with the exception of the camps that...
Like a lot of families, we pay for hundreds of channels, but watch very little. Our main source of viewing comes from streaming TV and videos. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and YouTube usage, our bandwidth was a little excessive....

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