For some, this season is wrought with emotional turbulence and stress. Don’t make that worse.
Within only days of moving in, we’d invited a group of friends to join us for drinks and I knew then I’d finally found my hostess calling
I was in the process of thanking the cashier at Sobey’s on my way out of the store when F ran towards me. I had no sooner opened my mouth to ask him if he could carry the lighter bag when he cut me off. “Mama! They have a *lost and found* box. HERE. AT… Continue reading my kid made me buy extra groceries
Before last week, I had never heard of “Christmas Crack” much less tasted it. I can now say that it is probably more addictive than heroin and definitely the best thing since sliced bread. The perfect combination of sweet and salty, it’s as easy to make as it is easy to eat… and if you… Continue reading i’m addicted to (christmas) crack
Christmas is now three short weeks away and I will confess that I only have about half of my gift-getting done. Oops! November was such a busy month that I found it hard to get out and get it all done. Plus, shopping with a five-year-old is like giving a cat a bath. As I looked… Continue reading All Wrapped Up: Your Holiday Gift Guide
As some of you may already know, we didn’t get the Barbie Car under the tree this year. It wasn’t even in a stocking. After looking at five stores and not being able to find the simple, inexpensive $14.88 pink, plastic convertible I threw my hands up in the air, took a deep breath and… Continue reading Christmassed Out
Since mid-summer, F has only had one request for Santa: A Barbie Car. And since mid-summer, I’ve battled with the “should I?/shouldn’t I?” question fairly regularly until I finally kicked myself in the ass and realized I was being a complete moron. It’s just a toy. So, after work I trotted to Walmart. I took a… Continue reading The Barbie Car Under The Tree