Cologne Scented Salesmen Should Be Outlawed

I never intended to leave the house today. At least, not more than to take The Hare to school. Suitcases, Christmas boxes and dishes are still cascading throughout the house. My home looks like something between an obstacle course at Chuck E. Cheese and a break-in. It started out promising. I actually took a shower … Continue reading Cologne Scented Salesmen Should Be Outlawed

Friday Flip Offs 12/17: Wants Vs. Needs & Things Moms Shouldn’t Say Out Loud

4:55am. I woke up 5 minutes before the alarm. My body groaned, begging me not to get out of bed. I think I mentally flipped off this day before it even started. Obviously, I pulled the heated blanket over my head, snuggled with Luna and hoped DW hadn't noticed that I was not getting out … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 12/17: Wants Vs. Needs & Things Moms Shouldn’t Say Out Loud

It’s Not a Small World After All

I'm not overly comfortable with my body, which comes as no surprise to anyone who peruses my blog on a regular basis. But then again, I don't know many women who really are - even the ridiculously thin ones that work out all the time and eat nothing but lettuce aren't truly comfortable in their … Continue reading It’s Not a Small World After All

Friday Flip Offs 9/24

It's Friday and I should be jumping for joy that the weekend is finally here, right? WRONG! The weekend brings laundry, more housecleaning, an unbelievable amount of sports games to attend and grocery shopping. When did TGIF turn into OCIF (Oh Crap It's Friday)? This Friday was supposed to be Fun Friday - a "play" date with … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 9/24

Hello God, it’s me Emily

The temperature was in the upper 70's. Clear blue skies, barely speckled with cottony white, led the way as I listened to the hum, hum, hum of my tires running down the highway. My mother-in-law (JW) and I were on our way to the mall. "We'll need to get some gas before we finally head … Continue reading Hello God, it’s me Emily