Clark Griswold Syndrome

I love to celebrate. Holidays, birthdays, vacation days, weddings, communions, retirements, going away  parties, or any other party whatever the reason. I love to plan, party, and re-hash. I love to do it for others as much as I love to celebrate something for myself. But as Beverly D’Angelo so lovingly said to Chevy ChaseContinue reading “Clark Griswold Syndrome”

curve balls

So, last Monday this happened  black ice sucks and now I will look like this for a good portion of spring 2015: “ootd” for say, the next 40 days Way to greet year 40 right? I had so many plans and things I was looking forward to doing and working on the next couple ofContinue reading “curve balls”

from Dinner to DVR in 6 easy steps.

Weeknights. Winter Weeknights. I have to say even though I (and every other mom I know) complains about driving around from activity to activity, sometimes when there are none on a work/school night, it’s harder to get anything done without mass chaos. I like to have a routine and we pretty much stick to theContinue reading “from Dinner to DVR in 6 easy steps.”

Sweet and Sour meatballs: a memoir 1984-2014

Whenever I’m asked to bring an appetizer or dessert to a grown-up, no kids party my immediate reaction is “Of course I’d love too! I can think of so many things to bring!” 25 minutes later and a quick glance at the daily schedules leading up to said events my reaction is, “Ugh. I haveContinue reading “Sweet and Sour meatballs: a memoir 1984-2014”