Monthly Archives: May 2012

I would be a jerk if I kept this to myself…

Ok, so I usually try to avoid pure recipe posts, because I’m not running a food blog. (Though I might some day…) But I would be a jerk if I kept this awesomeness to myself. I did my meatloaf recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Couponing, Recipes, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

It’s not about the gifts… but isn’t it?

So it’s been a week since Mother’s day has come and gone… and I’m finally getting around to expressing my thoughts on the shit-show that befell me this year. And I dedicate this post to my husband, Newman, the most … Continue reading

Posted in Crafting, DIY projects, Embarrassing moments, Gifts, Holidays, Marriage, Motherhood, Uncategorized | 26 Comments

If you can’t say something nice…

It has been 10 days since my last post to this blog. I would like to say that I have been away on vacation in Aruba, or catching up on the latest novel craze (which, BTW, I hear is delightful … Continue reading

Posted in Embarrassing moments, Family, Marriage, Motherhood, Parental responsibility, Parenting, Parents role in education, Problems in education, Raising boys, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

En loco parentis…

A long, long time ago, some really smart people came up with a Latin term that reads “En loco parentis.” It means, in place of the parents. Derived from English Common Law, it took root in Colonial American Schools as … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Family, Parental responsibility, Parenting, Parents role in education, Problems in education, Raising boys, Standardized testing, Technology, The public, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Spaghetti squash is the new AWESOME

If you’ve been reading my blog for long, you may remember when Pinterest™ first got ahold of me. As if Facebook™ stalking wasn’t enough of a time-suck for me, I now had a new way to catalog and categorize my … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Uncategorized | 3 Comments