Favorite Things, Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)

A new year. A new administration. Let us begin the new year with a glorious song with lyrics that reflect our fresh start. I discovered this song a few days after I entered menopause. I was watering my plants in my kitchen when this song came on Spotify. When I took notice of the lyrics,… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)

Favorite Things, John Hughes, Life, Marriage, Music, Photography

100 Things I Love

I loved writing this post in 2018 for a variety of reasons, the most important of which is that having a list of things you enjoy in one place is quite convenient. I've referred to this list (which is still in my phone notes) several times over the last two years. First published November 30,… Continue reading 100 Things I Love

california, girls trip, budget, travel
Family, Humor

I’m Okay. Trust Me, I’m Shocked Too

  Recently, I wrote about Anna leaving for college and talked about how it was difficult but that it was also good. That wasn't just for keeping face. Since she's been gone, I have been good. Really good, in fact. So good that at times it kind of scares me. Like, is this it or are… Continue reading I’m Okay. Trust Me, I’m Shocked Too

Childhood, Humor, Motherhood

I Was 14 Once Too

Contrary to popular opinion, I used to be 14 years old too. Popular opinion = my 14-year-old daughter. VERY long ago, I, too had attitude and angst. So I get it. Unless, of course, when I don't. It's a shame we don't have our children when we're still children. In the worst teenage pregnancy dissuasion… Continue reading I Was 14 Once Too