Archive for the Christmas Tag

Animal Crackers Reluctant Mother Style

You remember about the time Mac turned one, we noticed he seemed to have some interest in the potty? So we purchased him a potty seat. We used it sporadically with some success. But a few months later, he seemed to lose interest entirely. I figured since he was so young, I wouldn’t force the issue.  But I did remind
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Stupid Effing Holiday Cards

We still haven’t sent out our holiday cards.  In fact, I don’t even have them started.  Sadly, this isn’t a “time” issue. It’s a photo issue. Like any proud parent, I wanted a nice photo of Mac for our cards.  I procured the card stock, the photo paper, and all the necessary printing supplies.  I even whined enough about our
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My One Woman Revolt Against Elf On The Shelf

I’m seeing a LOT of activity in my Twitter feed in the past few days about Elf on the Shelf. For those of you smart enough not to have given birth to hell spawn, here’s the deal: The Elf on the Shelf is this creepy little, old school-looking stuffed Elf character that retails for about $30.00. My understanding is, after
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Simple Advent Calendar

It’s that time of year again. ALREADY!!!!I I’m not mentally ready, but the holidays are coming regardless, so Saturday night I decided I might as well knock back a few and start making this house look like the holidays barfed all over it. I started with the Advent Calendar since I figured we’d need it in just a few days.
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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like. . .Holiday Hell

Now that Halloween is behind us, it’s time to bust out the egg nog, cookies, and tacky tree lights and get our Holiday on. . .for the next 2+ damned months. I’m dreading it.  I’ve always hated the way retailers and merchandisers hop on the holiday band-wagon so damned soon.  It drives me crazy to see the holiday decorations out
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Be Merry and Bright or Eff off

Every day is a gift. I’d like to have something funnier or more profound but I’m really in need of a shower and some sleep.  And my husband pounded two glasses of egg nog and said he was taking a 20 minute nap. . .which appears will last until New Year’s Eve. Happy Holidays!  Love.  Peace.  Joy.  Remember every day
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A Little Story

We are fast approaching Christmas and I’d like to say I’ve been busy like Santa in his workshop but lately I’ve been frantic with Mac’s baptism plans.  I’m still not convinced a good bath wouldn’t be sufficient to save his little soul but why take chances right? Anyway, here’s a little story about an encounter I had with a neighbor
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