A reminder just in time for summer vacation

Note: This is a recycled post, the second in a series while I take a journal-blogging break. I hope you enjoy the off-topic jaunt. Silly Mommy, trips are for kids! May 10, 2009 Funny how memory works. We swear we will never take both kids to the grocery store right after school, then we do again… … Continue reading A reminder just in time for summer vacation

Recycling my babble for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day I am going to do some recycling. Not my #2 plastics - I do that everyday (unless there's too much gooey peanut butter stuck and then the jar sits on my counter "soaking" for a few weeks until I get sick of it and just chuck it. So sue me.) … Continue reading Recycling my babble for Earth Day

Just asking

Why is it...1. After you spend 20 minutes stuffing your children into their five layers of winter clothing, hats, mittens, and boots, they stay outside for exactly 2.2 minutes? And then after peeling them back out of it all, leaving a puddle of melted snow and ice on the rug (in which you step in … Continue reading Just asking

Not in Kansas… er, Vermont, Anymore

I just have to say I'm not a huge fan of New Jersey. I'm sure it is a lovely state - in spots; it must be called the Garden State for a reason - but from where I'm sitting, it ain't so grand. The wind is howling around and right through my 8th floor hotel … Continue reading Not in Kansas… er, Vermont, Anymore

Just another trip to the grocery store

Every single freakin' time I swear I AM NOT doing this again... and then I do.Could I possibly still have pregnancy brain two years after the birth of my second child? Apparently, a woman's brain shrinks up to 5% during pregnancy and does not retain its original size until six months after birth. Why would … Continue reading Just another trip to the grocery store