Monthly Archives: November 2010

After Eight. It’s NOT Just a Mint.

There is a new rule in our house: Mommy puts her laptop and iphone away between the hours of 4pm and 8pm. There will be no work done, unless it’s in the form of SK, 3rd or 4th grade homework. Because herein lies the work-at-home-mom rub. Well, fine, if we are…

Sweep Hard. I am Thankful for This.

Being an American in Canada on Thanksgiving is never easy. I typically send a few days whining on twitter and facebook and skype about how I hate all my friends who are spending their days stuffing themselves full of stuffing and watching copious amounts of football and complaining about their…

Visible.

I watched that Robert Pattinson movie last night…Remember Me. You know, the one where he doesn’t sparkle and he’s not a vampire. He is, however, the color of mayonaise, so I’m beginning to think that he doesn’t require a whole lot of makeup to make him look undead and pasty-like,…

Questions for Daddy.

Once upon a time, I was implanted with a Mirena IUD. And once upon a time, it was the very best thing EVER. I mean, can you say no babies AND no periods? The only problem I had with it was, well, the lovely woman who put the sucker in…

Little Boxes

It’s  pre-planned community. It’s rather lovely, actually. I mean, even if it’s suburban. Well, as suburban as a Toronto suburb could be, which is to say not really all that suburban at all because if I live in suburbs, I’d really like to have some land and maybe not have…

Dear Santa…Please Do Not Bring Me The Tooth Gaps.

There’s this girl on America’s Next Top Model. We’ll call her Chelsey. Mostly because that’s her name. But, you know, she’s now interchangeable with the likes of Lauren Hutton and Madonna and Anna Paquin (only they are actually famous and Chelsey is merely a contestant on a reality tv show, but I…

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