CUTE KID ENVY I hate mothers. There. I said it. Why? A) I’m not one. B) I’d like to be one at some point. C) That some point isn’t here and probably won’t be anytime soon. When I see cute kids, I don’t think, “Oh my gosh, that kid is adorable. Good job, mother ofContinue reading “Why I Hate Mothers”
Category Archives: Holiday Love
Read This Valentine’s Day Story About Poo
The future scares the shit out of me. In fact, right now, this very second scares the shit out of me. There. A Valentine’s Day post that starts with something straight from the heart. Here’s my love story. I can’t remember who said it, but a few months ago a friend of mine made aContinue reading “Read This Valentine’s Day Story About Poo”
Sometimes love is hard, and sometimes love is a hardback.
Inspired by Cassandra Neace’s bookish Valentine’s she posted about this past week, last night, I decided to order a large pizza, finish up Nancy Mitford’s Love in a Cold Climate, and attempt a few of my own. A rare gem that I found at our local library’s yearly sale, was a hardback edition of ElizabethContinue reading “Sometimes love is hard, and sometimes love is a hardback.”
What the F is Wassail?
I don’t mind telling you that I like to completely nerd out for the holidays. I like to go around calling myself grandma. I attempt to crochet (unsuccessfully), I bake pies (so far, only blueberry), and I decorate like a madwoman, or at least as much as my budget allows. In the spirit of my yearlyContinue reading “What the F is Wassail?”
Pump(kin) Up The Volume
Hello guys and ghouls, Though the annual Ivy Pumpkin Carving Contest was a dud this year (see results above), my homemade Halloween costume wasn’t. What do you have when you combine a neon orange dress (who doesn’t have one hanging in the closet?), an orange wig (already had that too), a giant black Sharpie, twoContinue reading “Pump(kin) Up The Volume”