In the town of Chewandswallow. They didn’t need any . . . The only thing that was really different about Chewandswallow was it’s weather. It came three times a day at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Everything that everyone ate came from the sky.”
~ Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
This is just a guess, but I think EVERY adult has probably fantasized about dinner falling from the sky at one point or another. We get home, slap our keys on the counter, and then realize the meat we meant to take out is still in the freezer.Read More »
Will it be how you treated everything with coconut oil like Gus Portokalos used Windex in My Big Fat Greek Wedding? Or the way you filled shot glasses with various immune boosting elixirs? Or how you managed a bed and breakfast on your kitchen counter? Okay, scoby hotel. Same difference. Continue ReadingRead More »
Of The White House Cookbook, you may have noticed a peculiar list of kitchen “must haves” that includes an ash bucket, step ladder and coal shovel, plus a collection of cake recipes with no baking times or temperatures. This may seem like an oversight at first, but when you take your kids on a tour of President Andrew Jackson’s 200 year old plantation, it will click. Continue ReadingRead More »
Hearing a child shout “What’s the PASSWORD?!?” while trying to unclog a paper filled toilet? Also funny.
Babysomnia? NOT FUNNY. As all moms know, there comes a point where the dream of flowers and chocolates is tossed aside for a comfy pillow and – if our spouse can make it happen – the gift of two hours of uninterrupted sleep.
Okay, one hour.
Maybe even thirty minutes. Romance isn’t dead, folks. Continue ReadingRead More »
Tousle your hair playfully and send goosebumps up your spine after one sip, but if you loved York Peppermint Patties growing up I’ve got just the thing for you.
Cool, refreshing, and delightfully free of questionable additives like PGPR and fake flavorings, this chocolate peppermint superfood smoothie is a nutrient-dense way to fuel your day. Continue ReadingRead More »
Clutching that coffee mug for dear life. The expression on your face tells me that:
A) Your little one decided to wake you up at 3am to inform you that she’d changed her favorite color from green to purple
B) Your other little one decided to give you a makeover when you fell asleep sitting up – hello chunky bangs!
C) You just found out what happened to the remote and now you wish there was a way to tether it to the coffee table
D) All of the above Continue ReadingRead More »
The only job where you can sit at the kitchen table, nurse the baby, and supervise breakfast while getting credit for teaching home economics. Sure, there are downsides, like when your four year-old corrects your latin and the baby tries to eat the lesson plan, but you’ve got a good thing going and you know it.
For example, how else can you justify a creative whim as a class project? You get a beautiful, fresh arrangement to inspire you as the fall/winter landscape fades to brown, and the kids learn about botany, geology, and ecology. Continue ReadingRead More »
If the problem disappears like a bad dream in the morning, it could be growing pains. About 25-40% of children will suffer from growing pains at one point or another, usually between the ages of three and twelve. (source) And obviously parents suffer, too, because, um, sleep deprivation! Continue ReadingRead More »