Dear Dumbasses, Every so often, one of your wack-a-doo rooftop pictures pops up on my feed and gives me the sweats. For too long, I’ve suffered through your photos in silence — but then I realized that every single one of you fools has a mom somewhere way, way down below, a mom who probably […]

Fun, Humor

April 4, 2018

To the Dumbass Daredevils of Instagram, From a Mom

Looking for the perfect gift for the person on your list who has everything? How about a sterling silver Tin Can? Yes! It’s true! Thanks to our practical-minded friends at Tiffany, for just $1,000 your special someone can have the Tin Can he’s always wanted. And there are soooo many things he can do with […]

Fun, Humor

November 8, 2017

This Holiday Season, Show Them You Care with a $1,000 Tin Can

Hell hath no fury like a mommy blogger scorned, and Reese Witherspoon is learning this the hard way. The mom blogging world erupted over the weekend when news emerged that Reese Witherspoon threw some serious shade at the ‘mommy blogger’ community. After accepting WSJ Magazine’s Entertainment Innovator of the Year award, she had this to […]

Family, Fun, Humor

November 7, 2017

Reese Witherspoon Dissed Mommy Bloggers and I Don’t Care

  Everyone knows about Halloween, but did you know that the day after Halloween is a very special day as well? November 1st has been designated by, um, officials, as the Feast Day of St. Mom. On this widely-celebrated day, participating moms (who, as we all know, are total saints), feast on the candy their children […]

Family, Fun, Humor

November 1, 2017

For Moms, the True Celebration Happens the Day AFTER Halloween

Use these helpful tips to transform your fashionably challenged husband from from dowdy dud to STYLE STUD. Whether you’re headed to a date night, weekend brunch, or a wedding, most wives know all too well that giving a husband total control of his outfit is a sort of like giving Donald Trump total control of […]

Fun, Humor, Style

September 13, 2017

How to Dress Your Husband for Fall

When we moved to our neighborhood, I thought we had found our own little suburban paradise. I loved walking on our tree-lined streets, chatting with friendly neighbors, and watching my kids play with the other children in our community. Then I joined NextDoor.com. That’s how I discovered  that everything I thought I knew about my […]

Fun, Humor

August 24, 2017

8 Truths About NextDoor.com

Hey there, Freshman! Congratulations! You’ve finally made it to college — and in honor of this momentous occasion, you’ve no doubt come to campus armed with enough fancy throw pillows, faux fur, and gold lamé to make a bordello madam blush. The war for Best Decorated Dorm Room is on — and you, your Kate Spade-toting […]

Fun, Humor, Style

August 17, 2017

What REALLY Happens to Those Over-the-Top Dorm Rooms on Instagram

Whether they’re attending a quilting bee or organizing a girl trip, ‘sweet friends’ have always been part of the fabric of female society. Too bad I’m not one of them. I see her everywhere on Facebook, lounging with a group of marrieds in a Land’s End bikini on the deck of a pontoon boat, her bright smile flashing […]

Deep Thoughts, Fun, Humor

June 8, 2017

I Will Never Be a Sweet Friend

I’m riding in a car beside my husband in peaceful, contented silence when suddenly, without any sort of warning, he emits an ear-splitting noise that resembles the panicked sound a bull elephant might make when surrounded by a tribe of hungry lions. In that moment, I instinctively duck as every muscle in my body tenses and my heart threatens to leap out […]

Fun, Humor

May 4, 2017

Is That Loud Sneeze REALLY Necessary?!

I happen to be married to a Manly Man, which I’m coming to appreciate more and more now that the Manly Man is slowly becoming extinct in our society. The Manly Man, once revered in westerns and pioneer sagas, now is more likely to be connected to inane TV sitcoms featuring beer-drinking rednecks. These days, […]

Family, Fun, Humor

March 27, 2017

My Manly Mr. Muffett