Blogging, Dieting, Friends, Humor

DietBet With Friends. Why I Don’t Belong in Vegas. Or at The Grand Victoria.

I don't know how to gamble. Some would view this as a positive thing.I have only been in a casino once in my life. 1996 at the Grand Victoria in Elgin, Illinois. I don't know how it works in other states, but here in Illinois, it used to be that if you wanted to gamble?… Continue reading DietBet With Friends. Why I Don’t Belong in Vegas. Or at The Grand Victoria.

Decorating, Humor, Link Party

TV Dinners Will Never Be The Same- Tray Table Makeover

[spacer height="20px"] Guess what?? Today is my birthday!! THROWING CONFETTI IN THE AIR!!! AND MINI CORN DOGS!! My best friend of almost 20 years (blog post AND friendaversary road trip soon to come) Rebecca drew a picture of me in honor of my special day. Remember when I said back in January that she and… Continue reading TV Dinners Will Never Be The Same- Tray Table Makeover

Blogging, Friends, Humor, Travel

Why I Probably Will Never Write a Book. But It’s All Good Because Scary Baby. Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop 2014

[spacer height="20px"] This is a recap of my amazing weekend at the Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop last weekend.  As you know, I am not good at creating short recaps of anything. So this is a long one. Maybe read it in two parts. When my dear friend Shannon called me last fall asking me if… Continue reading Why I Probably Will Never Write a Book. But It’s All Good Because Scary Baby. Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop 2014

Blogging, Friends, Humor

American Blogger? More Like AmeriCAN’T Blogger. That Made No Sense.

[spacer height="20px"] Here is the deal, there is this new documentary that is causing kind of an uproar among bloggers. The movie is called American Blogger. And the trailer. It's just. Um. Well. Here, you decide for yourself. If the actual video doesn't pull up, go here to see it. I will wait. What did… Continue reading American Blogger? More Like AmeriCAN’T Blogger. That Made No Sense.

Giveaway, Humor, Netflix, Sponsored Post

Netflix Is Taking Me Back AND Giving You A Subscription. TUBULAR. #StreamTeam

[spacer height="20px"] I loved the 80s. And the 90's for that matter. Even though I was working full time and being an official adult most of the '90s. It takes me back to a time when I could throw down jams. While wearing leg warmers. And drinking Crystal Pepsi.   Me in 1987. Just wait,… Continue reading Netflix Is Taking Me Back AND Giving You A Subscription. TUBULAR. #StreamTeam

Family, Humor, Life, Photography

“The 4 1 1 on the ATL”. That Means “The Details On Atlanta” For Those Less Hip Like Me.

[spacer height="20px"] Over spring break, our little family got to go south to visit my parents. They live in Chattanooga and that area is lovely but since we have done the whole Chattanooga thing before, my mom thought it would be fun to explore the Atlanta area which is only two hours from their home.… Continue reading “The 4 1 1 on the ATL”. That Means “The Details On Atlanta” For Those Less Hip Like Me.

Decorating, Humor, Link Party, Motherhood

Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner. Except When Baby Holds Magazines. Then It’s Okay

[spacer height="20px"] When my girls were babies, they slept in cribs. Scratch that. When my Ellie was a baby, she slept in a crib. My Annie slept in her crib for five hours. On night one. Then she slept with me on the floor of her room, next to her crib. Until we inched all… Continue reading Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner. Except When Baby Holds Magazines. Then It’s Okay