"I Fell Into a Burning Ring of Fire..."

  ...I went down, down, downAnd the flames went higher....more

Same old Same old

And another weekend bites the dust. I bought new jeans. I know you've all been standing by with baited breath about that. I would have replaced them earlier but I wasn't sure what the official mourning period was and I didn't want to be seen as being thoughtless or not caring about them. ...more

The Party

Kat Spitzer The Happy Hypochondriac www.happyhypochondriac.com...more

Consciously thinking about being a poster child for double standards

Lessons taught in Chapter 1 of Live Your Life’s Purpose: a Guidebook for Creating and Living Your Life’s Purpose:...more

The Trimesters of Life - SAHM Project - Entry Six

Pregnancy and I have a love/hate relationship. I am not one to have an easy time with pregnancy in the first trimester. I'm the mama with her head in the toilet, the trash can, the parking lot of Target, the random grocery bag I find lying in my car. It's just not a pretty thing. There is no beauty, no poise, no food left in my stomach. But it is also during this time that I am most excited at the prospect of this new little life inside of me. ...more

Thank Goodness It's Funny.

 Remember on Friday nights, coming home from school or work to get ready for TGIF Friday?...more

Mary Ann, Claudia, Stacy and Kristy

It's baaaaack....more

I wrote about the comeback too and had to regretfully admit that I was more like Mary Ann (I ...more

Shame on Chuck E. Cheese!-

Has anyone else seen those recent Chuck E. Cheese commercials? They're the ones where the moms are so worried about their kids safety that they become over-protective and can't relax when the kids are out to play. One commercial shows a nervous mom standing at the window looking outside while the kids play on the swingset.  Another shows a mom wrapping her kids up in bubble wrap before they go for a bike ride.Oddly enough, the solution message then enters... take your kids to Chuck E. Cheese where they can have some safe fun....more

Suburbs of Our Discontent

If you’re interested in taking your kid to see a Shakespeare play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream's your best bet. There's rhyming, slapstick humor, dumb parents, and fairies. No evil or scary characters appear, and the overall silly quotient is very high. What's not to like?  ...more

The Last Night is the First Night

Ring in the New Year in downtown Burlington at the First Night Festival. This is a must-do event that brings together over 750 talented artists from all over our region to celebrate in a substance free environment. With a little advance planning (and some insider tips) First Night can be an outing that the whole family can enjoy....more