Spin Cycle: Secret

A few weeks ago, when Ginny Marie and I were scrambling for Spin Cycle ideas...er...I mean brainstorming our collective inspiration for all of you...I wrote out a list of Spin Cycle ideas and sent them to Ginny. Since then, we've been using the ideas on the list. I say this not to take credit for the ideas, but to take the blame ....more

This Week on the Spin Cycle: 9/8 - 9/14

This Week on the Spin Cycle... Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...too loud...whisper... this week on the spin cycle.. ....more

Spin Cycle: If I Were Queen of the World

Greetings and salutations to my beloved subjects. As the new Queen of the World, I hereby enact the following changes... Since everyone will no doubt want to emulate their new monarch, belly fat and upper arm waddle are henceforth the new erogenous zones ....more

Camp Mama 2014 Weeks Eight and Nine: Sigh...

Sigh... I'm afraid I have been strangely silent during these last two weeks of Camp Mama when we were on our annual trip to New York. Usually I have a plethora of crazy but charming stories about my wacky in-laws - I know that all of you want to know what's up with Mommy ....more

This Week on the Spin Cycle: 9/1 - 9/7

This week on the Spin Cycle... (the following should be read in a high-pitched, annoying British accent...) Queen of the World If you were Queen of the World (oh fine...or King of the World), how would you handle your subjects? What decrees would you impose? ...more

Spin Cycle: Just Me and My Siri

GRETCHEN Hi Siri. SIRI Hello there, Queen Gretchen. GRETCHEN Whatcha doing? ...more

This Week on the Spin Cycle: 8/25 - 8/31

This week on the Spin Cycle... Suddenly... ...more

Spin Cycle: I ♥ New York

I think that I'm a New Yorker at heart. Bold statement, I know. Because I've always been very proud to be a Texan ....more

This Week on the Spin Cycle: 8/18 - 8/24

This week on the Spin Cycle... Happiness ...more

Spin Cycle: Top 8 Favorite Things About Vacation Thus Far

We are on Long Island visiting Mommy and Pop! Already much excitement! Yes, I realize that it is traditional to do a Top 10 list but we've only been here 3 days so 8's all I could come up with ....more