Jewelry

I out-smarted myself with organization. I blame The Container Store.

So remember how I went to The Container Store last weekend and got myself all organized? Fast forward to this morning when I can’t find a ring and I start blaming my kids for hiding it. Fast forward another 30 minutes later when I found […]

It’s a (NO) Snow Day in Atlanta. Send Help.

It’s a (NO) Snow Day in Atlanta. Send Help.

You should see the media frenzy that builds around the possibility of snow in the South. There’s live coverage from the grocery store where people are stocking up on bread and milk. And of course schools are cancelled for fear of our children catching a […]

It’s time for teacher gifts AND A MOTHER’S DAY GIVEAWAY.

It’s time for teacher gifts AND A MOTHER’S DAY GIVEAWAY.

My kids’ teachers have gone so above and beyond this year that I want to really get them special gifts. I truly feel like they’ve made such an impact in Darren and Taylor’s lives (bringing Darren out of his shy shell and stuffing Taylor back […]

I’ve heard the word poop about 334 times today.

And of course fart. Darren had a play date over this morning and they were really into poop talk. What is it about boys and their potty words? Here’s the secret formula—replace any word with poop or fart and it’s automatically funny. And my secret […]

I almost bought dangly clip-on earrings the other day until I looked in the mirror and felt like a drag queen.

I almost bought dangly clip-on earrings the other day until I looked in the mirror and felt like a drag queen.

I haven’t been able to wear earrings for years and frankly I’m usually fine with it. But sometimes I have earring envy. And then I came upon some ‘hip’ clip-ons. Turns out they weren’t. They made me feel weird. And awkward. If you’re actually fortunate […]