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An Even Keel

And in a shocking turn of events, nothing remotely exciting, horrifying, or destructive happened this weekend. I know, I’m suspicious too. I swear there’s something I’m missing. (Granted, the twins did figure out how to get [...]

Tell Me More About Your Imaginary Friends

I don’t get the chance to catch Husband off guard very often, but when the opportunity does finally arise, I usually surprise him with something completely mundane. “I’m going to get coffee with friends on Saturday.” A [...]

A Piscine Expansion

  And in today’s headline… “More snow falls over weekend. Crazed woman resolves to dig to freedom using teaspoon.” Moving on. Things around the Split level are feeling a little cramped lately. This ever-present [...]

A Quick Deduction

Ugh, I don’t even know how I’m going to write this post, I’m so distracted by Salvador Perez pressing his face against the front window and mewing like we never feed him and don’t let him sleep in the warm basement, [...]

Strange Behavior

Well, it’s officially January in Kansas, which means the weather here is sucking our will to live. A new blanket of snow was thrown over our dreams of escape, two days ago, and the cabin fever is not so much the log cabin type, as it [...]

Braving the Grocery Store Before Christmas

Is everything around the Split level mass chaos? Yes. Thank you for asking. With one present left to buy, the van breaking down, and not a shower to be seen for me in the last couple days, things are, um, going. Not to worry, I found a few [...]

A Schedule of Tedious Events

You may remember I wrote a post on Monday which seemed fairly organized and punctuated by semi-clear thoughts and only thirty-seven typos. Unfortunately, today’s selection will be headed the opposite route, recounting this week’s [...]

Are You A “Holiday Hoarder?”

by Jenny Hansen As much as I hate to admit it, I could be classified as a hoarder when it comes to Christmas supplies. We just went into the garage to get our holiday stuff out and the hubs looked at the shopping bags scattered next to his [...]

How To Disappoint Small Children At Christmas

Ahh, there’s nothing like the smell of bleach in the afternoon. Am I right, or am I right? That’s correct. I’m wrong, it’s horrible, and I’m blinking through the fumes in order to write this post. Dedication, it’s [...]

A Tree For Thee

We survived the holiday weekend, but I’m being proactive with combatting any weight I gained, by cooking up all the noodles and cheese in the house and eating all of it today. Less temptation for being sidetracked when I’m cleansing [...]