Category «Thoughts»

How parents REALLY feel about school fundraisers

It’s that time again. The brand new fundraiser book is in my child’s book bag just waiting for me to pull it out, open it, and smell its glossy pages while rubbing my cheek all over it (wait you don’t do that?) and scour every page (WOW LOOK AT THAT!!) deciding on what I will …

Why people should have kids

If there were no kids in my house, I would never have seen this random surprise sitting on my kitchen counter. Well, I guess I could see something like this if David got creative. But that would just be weird so let’s not go there. Kids are great at “thinking outside of the box, aren’t …

When Men Text

Two nights ago I laughed harder than I have laughed in a long time. It was the kind of laugh that takes your breath, prevents you from talking, and makes it impossible to do anything but yelp out high pitches, followed by the mother of all laughs; the open-mouth-no-noise phase. It involved my husband trying …

News From Debbie Downer

Hi Wrinkled Readers! I thought I would take this opportunity to get in your face and tell you all the things you enjoy, or the things you think are good for you, are really not. According to MSN Healthy Living, the myths we grew up believing, are a load of poo. Way to rain on …

Ways To Annoy A Suit Salesman

A few days ago, I treated my husband as a child. I didn’t mean to. These things just happen! My husband needed a suit for the funeral so I started looking up stores online to find any sales going on. Well, HELLO! JoS A Banks was supposedly having a door buster sale. 40% off clearance. …

Remembering My Father In Law

If you follow my Facebook Page you may have seen my update about my Father-In-Law. He passed away Monday morning. I haven’t really been in the mood to blog this week but I wanted to just post something quick about him as my way of honoring him. Don was a wonderful man. He was kind, …

I lied – I WAS at BlogHer13

I think the hardest part of not going to the BlogHer conference , actually happens after it is over. Because then, we all get to read all the BlogHer Facebook brag. You know the photos I am talking about, right? It cuts deep, people. Really deep. So I decided the only way to soothe my …

So today my mother tried to kill me

I just turned 50 years old. My mother is 70.Weird things happen when my mother and I get together. We either get lost listening to the GPS, or get lost following a school bus. True story. Today we went shopping. She drove. We were pulling out of the parking lot at Hobby Lobby, (which by …

Saying Goodbye To My Dog

Today, Friday, June 7th, my dog passed away. I say my dog, because he was.The time when I turned into a single mom he was my companion when I was home alone. I chose to buy him at the loneliest time in my life. By myself, I picked him out of a litter. By myself …