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...]
This time of year, it's always super easy to get into the holiday spirit. The spirit of giving. The spirit of love. The spirit of kindness.
We take all those amazing emotions and actions, and plaster them across mankind in a selfless act of compassion and humanity, and it's wonderful. Truly, it's … [Read More...]
Trips to Disney World are legendarily known for their magic, a notion that holds especially true for me.
You see, every time I visit, something wonderful happens. Whether it's fashion campaigns, or Good Morning Americas, or gatherings with friends... magic happens here.
Which is why it's … [Read More...]
There comes a point in your life when you feel comfortable with your thighs rubbing together in hot, public places.
I am not at that exit yet. I'm on the exit ramp, off to the side, where the truckers park to sleep.
I'm not talking about mentally comfortable. In fact, after 20 hours in a car … [Read More...]