Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Hospital-Corner Kind of Happy

I recently started making my bed every day. I don’t know why I never did this before. I can’t really even quantify to you how much satisfaction this 5-7-minute activity leaves me with. Also, it makes me feel like an adult, in the same way consistent flossing does. Like, it…

Psst…Wanna See A Picture Of Me In A Victoria’s Secret Change Room?

I think the -14 degree air has given me brain freeze. Or something. Because somehow I found myself in a dress and bare legs trying not to slip and slide down my sheet ice of a driveway to get into my heatless van (No really, the heat is actually broken…

On Jury Duty And The Soundtrack Of Your Life

Hey, you know what a control freak work-at-home mom who doesn’t get paid vacation days and who doesn’t like change in routine loves? Let me tell you, then. Jury Duty. The day after the kids go back to school after March break. I see that March is going to be a…

Take That, Adelina Sotnikova

Some days just start out badly and you just know that even before you taste your first sip of coffee, that this very cup of coffee would likely be the day’s brightest spot, so you sip with care—slowly savoring it because the shitstorm is coming. I mean, sure, there are…

This Is The Creative Child

So, Isabella went through the recycling bin in the garage this week and pretty much emptied the entire blue bin and then gathered up some duct tape and various supplies and half a day later she had herself a princess castle with a working drawbridge. Who knew that Life cereal…

Not One Snotsicle In Sight

I know that the olympics tend to inspire people to get off of their heineys and get more active outdoors. The summer games Olympic Pressured my son into conquering his fear of the water. No really, they did. I feel like a lot of Canadians have been skating more, skiing…

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