Can I Pay Someone to Unpack My Suitcases?

I have been home from vacation for three days now and yet my house still looks like something out of the movie Poltergeist. Wrapping paper, empty boxes,  and unopened mail are strewn all over every flat service available. Christmas decorations are wilting and yes, our tired tree is drooping so low that dust bunnies have … Continue reading Can I Pay Someone to Unpack My Suitcases?

42 Days and Counting

I heard her talking, but the words were just bouncing around the room. My hands began to sweat a little. No coffee No tea No tomato products or other acidic vegetables No acidic fruits No fatty meats or fried foods No chocolate No spices No alcohol For six weeks...and then we will reevaluate. "So...what CAN … Continue reading 42 Days and Counting

A Few of My Least Favorite Things

Snowflakes on spring days and mopping wood floors A bright shiny dent on my brand new car door Missing the phone whenever it rings These are a few of my least favorite things Cream colored sweaters with under arm stains UPS packages left all day in the rain Eating bad bar food and burping up … Continue reading A Few of My Least Favorite Things

Friday Flip Off 4/8: Family, Guests and Deadlines

My mom came to visit for spring break. We had no real plans, except to just "hang out" everyday. We whittled away the days with conversation, pedicures, shopping, playing games with the kids, wine and good food. Then we'd crawl into bed at 11pm to channel surf until midnight, then do it all over again … Continue reading Friday Flip Off 4/8: Family, Guests and Deadlines

Friday Flip Offs 3/18: Vomiting Children and Unwelcome Pajama Days

I woke up in my clothes this morning, and I don't remember if that was a conscious choice or not. Is that a bad sign? A feverish, dry-heave shaking, wrapped in blankets, very weary friday flip off goes to stomach viruses. At 4am Thursday morning I was awakened by The Hare panting and crying by the side of the … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 3/18: Vomiting Children and Unwelcome Pajama Days