New Holiday Service Available!

In the true Tatted Mom style of last year's Holiday Position Now Available post, this year I am launching a new seasonal business, so spread the word.Available for hire for the 2011 holiday season, with possible expansion after the first of the year~ Stick Removal R Us.What is this new business, you ask? Yard maintenance? No! Trash business? No! Recycling center? No!...more
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The Most Important Post I'll EVER Write.

You know what I should be doing? School work.But, I’m not.You know why?Because I need to write the most important post I’ll probably ever write in my whole life.Check it out.In 3 years, when my toddler is just four, probably going to preschool and really not needing me quite so much, and I consequently have a relapse of the terminal disease known among medical journals as “I Really Really Really Think I Need a New Baby,” please remind me of the following few moments. No really, please....more

Five ways to dispose of your boss - Mythbusters style

Is there someone in your life who just drives you nuts? Do you have a meddling mother-in-law, a bombastic boss or a nagging neighbour? How frequently have you daydreamed about blowing them up? If you’re anything like me your answer is “often”. Sadly though, the best that regular people like us can hope for is a nasty paper cut or an unfortunate photocopying accident. But if I was a Mythbuster, the possibilities would be numerous and far more exciting....more

All Keyed Up

My husband, Marc, and I were sitting in the den, after work chatting, while drinking a glass of wine. “Oh, I ordered a label maker today,” Marc told me. “A label maker?”   “Yep.” ...more

Dear Angry Ovaries

Dear Angry Ovaries,Hello my old friends.  I write to you today to try to strike up a truce.  We can’t go on living this way any more.You have done your job very well.  You delivered your cargo on a timely basis and aided in the creation of two beautiful girls.  You walked me into the glorious land of “becoming a woman” and provided many hormone surges along the way.  Well done, little endocrine glands!But somehow, the train has gone off the track.  Way off the track, into “Holy mother of pearl, make it stop” land....more
Love this. I don't know a woman past their 20s who couldn't appreciate this letter of both ...more

Introverts vs. Extroverts: It’s Time to Set the Record Straight

  Self-reflection at its finest. Hi. I’m Sonya. And I’m an introvert. (Now you say, “Hi, Sonya.”)...more
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Chasing Sparrows

Tonight has been a bit of a downer for me. It is probably part of the whole depression I have been feeling about our living situation. Rather than focus on the negative and the feelings of frustration and sadness I have been experiencing tonight, I thought I would tell you about our rooster instead. It will be worth it, I promise....more
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Hope I'm Not Too Late: Thanksgiving Food & Fashion

I hope I’m not too late, but I wanted to share some last minute Food and Fashion do’s and don’ts for Thanksgiving.  Perhaps you don’t need to hear any of these yourself, but you may be able to pass these tips on to someone less fortunate. If you are on a diet during Thanksgiving: ...more
LOL! I actually look forward to growing old and wearing a velor gym suit wherever I go ;) Have a ...more

NaBloPoMo 21 & 22

For some reason I couldn't get onto BlogHer yesterday, so my posting didn't get put up.  So today I present the links to both yesterday's and today.http://caldreamsquirrel.blogspot.com/2011/11/no-rug-just-bear-skin.htmlhttp://caldreamsquirrel.blogspot.com/2011/11/soft-kitty-warm-kitty.htmlThanks for following along with my blog and NaBloPoMo!...more
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