Category Archives: Big Piece of Cake

You Don’t Have My Permission

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  Okay – I’m just going to say it. I’m so tired of all of these overly dramatic, “YOU CAN DO IT!” calls to action from… Oh god – pretty much anyone who wants to give them, I guess. Oprah’s life gurus…blogging “celebrities”…the writer of today’s viral link… You name it – these people have…

Me, but Better

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*This post is brought to you by Kiran who pointed out that my husband is on a 10 day business trip so I should be blogging every night, right? So it looks like I may not be having my nose job next week. Oh – I didn’t mention that I’m getting a nose job? I’m…

They Coulda’ Been Great – January 2014

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Our January bits and bobs via Facebook… (What is this? All answers are HERE.) January 1 2:55 p.m. A few days ago I expressed surprise at how violated my husband felt by my decision to purchase cheap toilet paper. Well. I am currently sitting at an auto repair shop where the very unremarkable bathroom off…

Tune In Next Time… (Alternatively Titled: I Miss The Cosbys)

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Scene: High school cafeteria  – Lunch Nice group of sitcoms is sitting at a long table, eating. Raucous group of reality TV arrives in a cloud of overpowering cologne. Reality TV: Um… This is where WE eat lunch? Sitcoms: But we’ve been eating lunch here for over 50 years. Reality TV: Wow. You’re OLD. Sitcoms:…

The Game Plan

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It’s no secret that my seven year old son, George has never been a big guy. His twin sister has outweighed him for years and people are starting to assume that he’s my “youngest.” In comparison to his GIANT brother (who is actually only 18 months older) this is understandable…but his TWIN SISTER? Regardless, he…

They Coulda’ Been Great – December 2013

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  Our December sound bites, etc. via Facebook… (What is this? All answers are HERE.) December 2 8:59 a.m. “Santa doesn’t like it when kids are late for school!” Seriously – I just went there. 3:40 p.m. Oliver: Mom, can I have some ice cream? Me: Oliver! You JUST had popcorn, and in a couple…

Boughs of Folly

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  The holidays are all about extremes. Peace on earth! Goodwill to men! Black Friday mobs! Road Rage over hour-long back ups! But that’s life, right? Every high is balanced by a low. And over the holidays, I combine the two like that last cocktail you didn’t really need…shaken or stirred…mixed or mingled…blended or beaten…

The Twelve Days of Binging

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On the First Day of Binging this Christmas gave to me: Cabernet with Almonds and Brie On the Second Day of Binging this Christmas gave to me: Two Candy Canes and Cabernet with Almonds and Brie On the Third Day of Binging this Christmas gave to me: Three French Pastries Two Candy Canes and Cabernet…

They Coulda’ Been Great: November 2013

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  November highlights via Facebook… (What is this? All answers are HERE.) November 1 5:09 p.m. Overheard at a play date… Six year old: Mom! We need you to open our scooters! Mother: Excuse me? Six year old: WE NEED you to open our scooters! Mother: What is missing from your request? Six year old:…

Holiday Shopping Guide!

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  UPDATED: 12/5/13! I recently sent some friends an e-mail with things I bought (or will be buying) for my holiday gift list. Then Monica from Wired Momma asked if she could feature it on her blog. THEN I thought, “wait a minute…I have a blog, and back when I was actually writing stuff on…

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