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Month: June 2017

Entrepreneurial Schemes and Dollar Store Dreams

Figurines and Fiscal Responsibility Growing up there was no greater bastion of fake grownup independence than The Dollar Store. Filled with bouncy balls, tiny figurines that would immediately be lost between the car seats, and 14,000 glitter stickers that could Read more…


Dear Fitbit,

Dear Fit Bit, I miss you. I miss us.

Dear Fitbit, It’s been two weeks since you left me. And I need you to know that even though I’m smiling on the outside, I’m really not okay. I miss you. I miss us. And I want you back. I Read more…


The Structural Significance of Baby Howie

Baby Howie’s House We moved into our house in 2011. It has its issues, but there is a perfect spot for an extra tall Christmas tree, which is really all you can ask for in a home. (That 75% of Read more…


Pitches Be Crazy

Pitches be crazy

For a while all I had for this blog post was the title, but I really needed about 600 more words. So getting the invite to my high school alumni softball game was serendipitous. You and John Cusack probably think Read more…


My Brother’s the Favorite (And That’s Okay)

My Brother's The Favorite

No really, it’s fine that my brother is the favorite. Tom is just fundamentally better than I am and if I were my parents I would like him more too. In honor of his birthday this week I’ve put together a Read more…


Here For The Right Reasons: Why We Love The Bachelor

Why we simply can't help it that we love The Bachelor. It's science.

I’ve made several nods to The Bachelor television franchise since the start of this blog many moons ago. (Well, March 2017, so like 3 moons?) And it seems like a good time to elaborate on my love as we are Read more…


Lipstick On A Pig: A Mom’s Mostly Serious LipSense Review

The old saying goes that you can put lipstick on a pig* but it’s still going to be a pig. Fair. But you know what, pig is going to get a serious self confidence boost today with that lipstick on. Read more…