Blogging, Link Party, Photography

How to Take a Head Shot Without Regretting it the Next Morning

*I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be but I don't have the time or energy to find the pictures.  I don't take a good picture. I talked about it here in detail so this will surprise no one who reads… Continue reading How to Take a Head Shot Without Regretting it the Next Morning

Childhood, Humor, Motherhood

I Was 14 Once Too

Contrary to popular opinion I used to be 14. Popular opinion = my 14-year-old daughter. Very, very, VERY long ago, I too had angst, constant attitude (sorry mom and dad) and fresh cramps. Serious fresh cramps. Hence the constant attitude....duh.  So I get it. Except when I don't. It's too bad we don't have our… Continue reading I Was 14 Once Too

Blogging, Humor, Life

What I Don’t Know For Sure

All over blog land, people are writing about the end of the year-ish things. Wishing their readers Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Happy Kwanzaa! Sharing with their faithful followers their stats, which posts sucked the least, how many readers they gained from the Czech Republic in 2014. I used to do that, used to blog about… Continue reading What I Don’t Know For Sure

Giveaway, Netflix, Sponsored Post

Netflix is Making Me Watch Madagascar and a Giveaway! #StreamTeam

No, they aren't. I just couldn't think of a better title. But no, I have never seen Madagascar. When they announced this new series on Netflix called All Hail King Julien, I was all....okay. Crickets. Those who know me well know that I don't follow movie/television show/ music trends. I like what I like. Not… Continue reading Netflix is Making Me Watch Madagascar and a Giveaway! #StreamTeam

Christmas, Family, Humor, Life

Fun Holiday Ideas That I Totally Didn’t Rip Off of a Certain Magazine, Cough Cough

I used to love the magazine Real Simple. For years, I would go to Amazon on Black Friday and order the subscription for myself as a Christmas present to me. For the past two years, I have been getting the subscription for free by taking surveys and only receiving the actual magazine like once every… Continue reading Fun Holiday Ideas That I Totally Didn’t Rip Off of a Certain Magazine, Cough Cough

Childhood, Food, Link Party

Mom’s Shrimp Dip Reminds Me of the 70’s. Without the Shag Carpeting Aftertaste

  I have vaguely fond memories from the '70s. I say vaguely because I can only remember bits and pieces as I was only ages 0-9 in that decade. I do remember the music, the clothing, and of course, the shag carpeting. We listened to Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Carole King among many others. I… Continue reading Mom’s Shrimp Dip Reminds Me of the 70’s. Without the Shag Carpeting Aftertaste