• the return of the raccoon

    So here I am, the day after Blogathon 2009. Slept like a log. Woke up early. Was planning to go to the gym. Been sitting on my butt for 24 hours straight, what do you think? Had…

  • bye for now

    Okay, I’m diving straight into bed right after I hit publish. Thanks again, everyone, for making this so much fun. Now let’s all have a good rest… zzzz! If you’d like to surprise me with a pledge…

  • Blogathon 09 rocks, thank you

    Alright, peeps, we’re almost there. I guess this is as good a time as any to thank everyone who’s made this year’s Blogathon so amazingly fun! I really had a blast, guys. Thank you sponsors, my monitor…

  • this mom loves…

    … to read, write, make jewelry (now retired 😆 ) and cook up a storm. What are your hobbies?

  • who is…

    … your favorite movie hero? The girls and I, we love ye old macho Cap’n Sparrow who sails yonder seas on de Black Pearl.

  • do you bento?

    Bentos are cute and all, and certainly if it inspires your kids to eat what you give them, but if I have to stand in the kitchen all morning putting it together, there’s just no way! They’ll…

  • how not to lose your kids when you’re out

    When my kids were younger, I couldn’t do much serious shopping when I was out with them. I had to watch them like hawks, well, pretty much. I’ve seen first-hand how parents lost their kids in the…

  • I’m craving this

    Yes, yes, we’ve gone without sleep for 20 hours so I don’t know if I’m still talking straight. I’m starting to see Oreos floating across the wall. I reach out with one hand 😛 , they vanish…

  • parlez-vous anglais?

    A couple of weeks ago, I started learning French. It’s a language that holds a certain mystique for me. It sounds so deliciously flowery I decided that I would spend a few minutes every night to pick…