Why I’m Opting Out of the Holiday Rat Race This Year

This Christmas, things are going to be different. Instead of jolly holidays with presents, our family is going to experience – for the first time ever, mind you – jolly holidays with each other. I know. Crazy, right? Come read my post over at SheKnows, and find out how you can do the same. Related…

Dysfunctional Relationship with a Retail Chain

You and I need to have a sit-down. Just you and me. I feel – well, I feel like maybe you’re playing games with me. At first, everything was all glossy and potentially as much as 30% off, but some days, you just seem like you’re high. And when you give me something? When you…

Beaching It As a Kid vs. Beaching It WITH Kids

I have a pail full of summer beach memories – sitting in traffic in a hot car with steel seat belts for hours, having to eat lunch in that car due to said traffic, and having appendages break through spaces in woven plastic lounge chairs, to name a few. But most of all, I remember our red, white, and…

Nine Beauty Must-Haves for Busy Moms

I, like you, juggle day-to-day chaos with grace and ease, effortlessly sauntering about, looking beautiful and feeling the same. If you actually are a mother, you’ll realize that the previous statement is completely and utterly false. I, like you, have a hard time cramming everything I want (and need) to do in one day. I, like you,…

AHS Freak Show: Was it Good for You?

When I had originally written about the season premiere of American Horror Story: Freak Show, I had no idea how wrong I would actually be – about the story line, about the characters, basically about the entire season. What I’d imagined would be a shock-and-awe campaign, brimming with fancy and gore, actually turned out quite the opposite. Of the things…