Scary Show

Three things that let me know that AJ and I would be a good match: He doesn’t like Mushrooms He doesn’t like to Ski He doesn’t like Scary Movies Thus and therefore: I will never have to purchase, nor cook, anything with fungus in it I will never have to suffer through a ski vacation […]

Things My Kids Say

Yesterday, I was driving The Littles to the Children’s Museum, when I received a business-related phone call. Of course, THIS is the optimal time for the 2.5-year-old to decide he NEEDS my undivided attention. “Mom. Mom. Mom. Mom! Mom. Mom. MOM! MOM! MOMMY! MomMomMom! Mom.” When I was finally able to hang up, I attempted […]

Things My Kids Say

This morning, as I grabbed the lunch bag to pack for the 6.5-year-old’s lunch. Inside was the small container of four carrots… carrots still inside. I firmly reminded my son that, if I pack carrots, the carrots need to be eaten at lunch. “But mom, I didn’t have time!” “Okay,” I said, “Then please eat […]

humble pie

I make toffee for a living. …okay, maybe not quite for a living – more like for “fun” and I earn a little bit of “fun money” by doing it. Yes, I would love to one day wake up and realize that it is actually my sole income which allows me vast amounts of time […]