This is awkward. I don't want it to be, but it is. We've become the sort of friends that are only friends because we don't know how not to be. After 13 years it's not meaningful, it's habitual. … [Read More...]
For a few winter seasons, I've been loving the long winter coat from afar. It looked so pretty, but so did my grandmother when she wore it. So, I put it in the pile of trends that would never come to be for me; harem pants, peplum tops, gladiator sandals...
But you know what? After 30 years in … [Read More...]
How do I teach my daughter to love her body?
Good question, I don't know. It's actually terrifying. I have no experience liking my body before age 29. I failed in elementary school. I bombed in high school. College was a blurry mess. I can't sit here and pretend to have any idea how to make sure … [Read More...]
Yo Amazon, I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but Andy Gibbons already makes the best drone deliveries of all time.
Sometimes when you are married to a geek, the most brilliantly hysterical things happen. Like robotic vibrator airdrops. Welcome to my everyday life.
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Having a live tree has been a live, in-home therapy session for my closeted holiday OCD.
We had such a magical day planned to go pick out the perfect tree. We'd hop in the car and sing Christmas carols the whole way. We'd walk together down the rows and rows of trees, homemade hot chocolate and … [Read More...]
A week ago, my girls and I had a fun night out of Chinese food and the latest Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire. If you read my book review, you might remember Catching Fire was my least favorite of the Hunger Games Trilogy. The "New Moon" of Hunger Games, if you will, aka, suckville.
I had very … [Read More...]
1. I'm thankful for the boxes of Ritz crackers dipped in chocolate.
2. I'm thankful that my kids don't like Minecraft, because I have no fucking idea what's going on when we play it and it gives me nightmares.
3. I'm thankful Andy is willing to live with a writer, and never questions when he finds … [Read More...]
Ladies Home Journal just shared their list of 16 women who made the world happier this year.
Scout Leader Connie Bell, Therapy Dog trainer Marcie Beedy, Spanx Founder Sara Blakely, Female Bodybuilder Ernestine Shepherd, Opera Singer Camille Zamora, Shoes That Fit Founder Jill Calhoun, Model … [Read More...]
Over the river and through the woods...
It's almost Thanksgiving, and if was up to me, the only requirement would be a hair tie and my eating sweats, but in my house, it's a holiday that requires a touch of decorum, and an underwire bra. I mean, we're rarely fancy, but I like to eat warm turkey in … [Read More...]
For a while there, we could blame our hermitism and societal lameness on the children.
Gosh, we'd love to go out, but we don't have a sitter.... we're exhausted... Wyatt is sick... Jude has a game in the morning... Gigi swallowed our car keys.
Kids are like built in get-out-of-shit cards. But … [Read More...]