One Thing I Can’t Live Without: Jergens BB Body Cream

Winter’s not so bad in Nashville, but I hate the dry skin that comes with it. I’ve tried everything to counter it, from ultra-moisturizing lotions to expensive body butters to...more

A Hybrid Home School Update

Pretty much everywhere I go these days, everyone has one question: “How’s that HOME SCHOOL thing going?” To catch up those of you who are new here, when my daughter was finishing...more

Hey, Remember That Time I was On the Today Show?

A few days before Christmas, I got a phone call. And a Facebook message. And an e-mail ....more

What You Should Be Watching on Sunday Afternoons

Once upon a time, I got in line for dinner at a blog conference behind a woman named Daphne. Although we’d never met, we...more

Did You Watch the Today Show? Here’s What You’re Looking For!

Hi there, and welcome to Suburban Turmoil! Did you just see me on...more

The Downton Bachelor: Week One Recap

January is my absolute favorite month, because it marks...more


I feel like I’m the last person on earth (or at least, in America) to have seen the Blue Man Group. But honestly, those guys always looked a little creepy to me. Did I REALLY need more fodder for...more

Suburban Turmoil 2014: The Year on Facebook

I said in my last post that I’m writing less now about my kids- which is true — at least here on this blog. The truth is, though, that I write about them plenty on Facebook. It just seems better suited for the subject ....more

Suburban Turmoil 2014: The Year in Review

Can it really be December 31st? 2014 has flown by and brought with it so...more