Rain in Las Vegas

It’s a beautiful thing. Littlest and I wore our rain boots and splashed our way back from her school. It looks like we were splashing through the starry universe.  

Be My Valentine All Month Long

Holidays have this insane, commercial buildup. There’s pressure, pressure, PRESSURE and then suddenly it’s over. You’re left with dead flowers, discount chocolates, and the next holiday (or two) creeping into the stores. Stop. Just stop. This has become madness. I find myself pushing back at the hype. I want to surround myself with my family, whom I love, and let … Read More

Miss Murder is a Redhead!

What’s life for if not to have fun? Hair is easy to change and it can grow back. I hope you do something that makes you happy, my darlings.  

A More Realistic Holiday Newsletter 2018!

In 2014 I started writing Realistic Holiday Newsletters to counteract some of the wonderful-yet-eye-stabbing newsletters that sometimes make us want to drown ourselves in vats of toxic waste. The realistic newsletters are simply for fun and a laugh. And with that, here we go! In 2018, our house became possessed and tried to kill us. It flooded twice, we had … Read More

Pimp A Friend Friday: Yarn Baby 2.0

I posted a while ago about my friend’s amazing business and the yarn I purchased from her.¬†She spins and hand-dyes her amazing yarn, and makes the most gorgeous colors! It’s crack for creatives. I’m delighted that she named one of her colorways after me! Isn’t this a gorgeous, blood-red yarn with depth and layers to it? Here’s what she says. … Read More

Cute Kitten Pictures!

Life can be hard, so here are cute pictures of my dad’s kittens. Stay happy, friends.

Miss Murder’s Heart Attack. The Good Kind!

The other day, some sweet young girls from our church gave us a Heart Attack. This is where they write wonderful things on paper hearts and tape it to your front door. I can’t tell you what a delightful surprise it was to come home and see such unexpected joy on our door! It’s a fun, easy way to make … Read More

A Realistic First Day of School

So if Pinterest has taught me anything, it’s that I majorly fail as a mother. And I’m okay with that. My children may not have picture perfect matching First Day of School outfits, but they know that they’re loved. And they know their mom is crazy happy for them to go back to school. Hooray! We didn’t have that elaborate … Read More