This story begins before Valentine's Day. I came home, and my sweet uncle who's way too generous with his time and resources (which I take full advantage of) had bought an enormous bouquet of red roses from Whole Foods, because apparently the Kraken saw them and insisted I needed one. They sat on the mantle … Continue reading Am I Becoming A Witch?
Like pretty much every other person writing on the internet, I love libraries. I'm genuinely convinced that this is the single most romantic moment in cinema history, and you'll never convince me otherwise: I'm not saying I would ever leave my husband, but if a magical man-beast with fantastic eyebrows ever gives me a library... … Continue reading My Rules For The Perfect Library
We made pasta from scratch over the weekend. It took a couple of hours, start to dinner, and made an enormous, flour-y mess, mostly all over me, but also on the table, chairs, floor, maybe the walls a little bit... the Handsome Husband might have judged me. The point is, the Kraken had entirely too … Continue reading We Live In The Future. And We’re Jerks.
Okay, I'm only going to say it once, people: Don't actually entertain your spawn with garbage. That's going to make a next-level mess, possibly lead to shockingly expensive emergency room bills, and probably give you a pretty stinky kid in the bargain. That being said, man, the more you spend on carefully researched toys that … Continue reading Entertaining Your Baby With Garbage
Let's be real: all children are natural born dictators. We can either waste all our energy, fighting on against the tide, or we can lean into it, and think about how, when our offspring has taken over the world, we'll never have to do laundry again! Hopefully. To that end, I've compiled a modest reading … Continue reading So You Want To Raise A Dictator
Sometimes they all come at you at once. Birthdays. Graduations. Mother's Day. I needed an idea for making multiple thoughtful, heartwarming, hand-made (re: cheap) cards, STAT. Enter The Graphics Fairy and her wonderful collection of vintage images. I have spent way more time than I care to admit on this site, but that's beside the … Continue reading Sorry Mom, I’m Broke