Monthly Archives: April 2015

The rise of the uncouch

April 22, 2015

My friend came over a few weeks ago and used her prowess of slash-and-burn organizing to get my playroom in tip top shape.  I’m naturally a pig, so I’ll never understand people who love to clean, but hey, she went wild in there. My family room couch had been relocated to the kids area by the […]

In defense of Britt McHenry (no seriously)

April 18, 2015
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As you’ve heard, previously vaguely-known/now-internet-famous ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is the latest anti-darling of America’s collective rage after video surfaced of her being a huge twat to a tow lot employee. She’s pretty. She’s blonde. She was a total asshole. And true to script, she’s now apologizing in the midst of public shame as she […]

Why people clutch pearls – a guide

April 14, 2015
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You know that phrase “pearl-clutching” when old biddies get in a twist over kids doing MyFace or something? I never thought about why a person in the middle of a crisis or moment of worry would grab their pearls. Now that I’m obsessed with pearls myself, I get it. It’s because pearls are comforting. They’re […]

Don’t you dare glitter

April 7, 2015

  You always know those kids growing up who are amazing at the piano or ice skating and they tell you they’ve been taking lessons since they were two. You file it in the back of your mind that when you grow up, you want to be that mom. I wanted to be that mom. I […]


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