Category «Thoughts»

McDonalds and the ordering mystery

I’m standing in the line at McDonald’s quickly scanning the picture menu up on the wall. I scan and stop at my favorite. The quarter pounder bacon and cheese. It gets me every time. Between standing in line with four children barking out questions (“What’s the Happy Meal toy today, Mommy?!)  and brushing elbows with …

Dear OBGYN: I don’t need to exercise, I have kids.

Dear OBGYN who raised an eyebrow and showed disapproval when I admitted I do not exercise. I would like to claim a retraction. You see, when I was naked with only a paper bib as my shield of confidence while lying there resembling a horizontal jockey, I was a bit intimidated. In my most vulnerable …

Facebook – the name nazi

I am having a love hate hate relationship with Facebook lately. Our relationship became so rocky I accepted defeat and deleted my blog’s Facebook page. It wasn’t worth my time when only 5 people would see anything I posted there. So I became angry and said “BE GONE you…you…Facebook page!” Then I started using my …

When you haven’t seen your daughter for a year…

It makes Christmas that much sweeter. And Ice cream appear much more tastier. If that were even possible. It makes playing Dirty Santa a whole lot funnier. Especially having her Spaniard husband playing along. He is very competitive. Or maybe pleading. The Jury is still out on that one. It makes the silliness come out…for …

Elf lover or hater

It’s hard to believe it is time to have Elf overload again. In a few short weeks everyone will be sick of reading about ELF ON A SHELF!! Is it just me, or does this seem to grow each year? I mean…when it all started years ago, all you had to do was move him …