Melanie

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Fashion Thursday: Edition because tomorrow is Good Friday

I decided to go ahead and do Fashion Friday on Thursday because tomorrow is Good Friday and I want to spend Easter Weekend focusing on what’s important. Not that fashion isn’t important, it just pales in comparison to the celebration of Easter and that Jesus died for our sins and rose from the grave. Anyway, here’s something cool ....more

This one’s for the birds

After all my talk of not getting attached to Dory the fish, we had an interesting turn of events here. I knew several weeks ago that a mama bird decided to build her nest in the wreath on my front door. Sadly, it was in my fall wreath because I’m a procrastinator and meant to buy a new spring wreath but never got around to it for various reasons ....more

It’s just a fish

So here’s some news. We have a new goldfish named Dory. Perhaps you’re thinking that you don’t recall me mentioning that we were in the market for a new fish ....more

Big Boo Cast: Episode where we shop for purses

Good news! Sophie and I recorded a new podcast yesterday afternoon. I can’t even imagine your excitement ....more

Fashion Friday: Edition because basics are good

This is going to be quick because it took me longer than usual to find things and then I procrastinated some more and, long story short, I am a terrible time manager. But I did manage to find a few things. 1. casa del sol global dress This falls in a category of a dress that I wouldn’t wear as a dress ....more

Beware the roaming band of lunchbox thieves

Yesterday morning I woke up and poured Caroline a bowl of cereal and then began to make her lunch. The making of the lunch has become an increasingly tedious task ever since she declared she is tired of sandwiches. There are only so many other options in lieu of a sandwich and I don’t know why she has to mess with history and basic science ....more

In case maybe you have a book club or something

Here’s the official update on stomach plague 2014: Caroline went back to school yesterday. P ate a whole bag of chili-cheese Fritos. I spent the day feeling queasy and out of sorts ....more

It’s a book giveaway!

Today I want to introduce you to my friend Jeannie Cunnion. As long as the term “friend” can include someone I haven’t actually met in real life. There are some things you can just tell by a phone conversation ....more

That ticking you hear is my stomach

You always hear that life turns on a dime. Or maybe you don’t always hear that. Maybe it’s just me ....more

Fashion Friday: Edition it’s my kind of town

So I’m in Chicago right now. Eating potato chips in my bed at 11:00 p.m. It’s not the best decision I’ve ever made. But the original plan was that Sophie and I were both going to arrive around 8:30 and eat a late dinner together because that’s not something we get to do very often ....more