Monthly Archives: September 2010

Twenty Minutes with Tamzin Merchant and Torrance Coombs from The Tudors

As soon as I heard that I would be interviewing Tamzin Merchant (who plays Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard) and Torrance Coombs (who plays Thomas Culpepper), from the acclaimed Irish/Canadian show, I immediately took to the twitters and to facebook to ask what people wanted to know. “They want Henry…

Do As I Say, Not as I Do.

How do you teach your daughters to love their bodies? How do you teach your daughters to own their bodies? How do you teach your daughters to treat their bodies as vessels? How do you teach your daughters to take care of their bodies? When you don’t? This, for me,…

That Time We Made Some Cinnamon Buns. And I Give You a $100

This is sponsored content by BlogHer and Kelloggs. I don’t often let my children bake with me. Truth be told, it ends being up a lot more work that I originally anticipate and then I get frustrated and they get frustrated and really they don’t actually want to participate…they just…

Why the Packers Lost Last Night

So, I was all set to watch Monday Night Football. I plopped my ass on the couch and fed my nervous tummy by shoveling  a piece of homemade apple pie into my – literally, this time – pie hole and put my arm around my 7-year-old, green-and-gold wearing Packer fan….

Anything Unrelated to Elephants is Irrelephant. I’m Just Saying.

I am so busy these days that sometimes I don’t even have time to pee. It’s not even an exaggeration. I really don’t even have time to pee, which is not very good for someone who is an excessive worrier, because when I don’t pee…automatically I think, “well, now I’ll just…

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…think that leggings should NEVER be worn as pants. If when you ask yourself, “Self…am I an Olympic speed skater?” and the answer is no, I should not ever see your ass or your crotch when you are wearing leggings. This isn’t ‘Nam. There are rules. …hate swimming. …am kind…

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