Archive for March, 2011


Let sleeping dogs lie. Or lay. Whatever.

Posted by Laurie on March 14th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do, dogs from hell

You’ll have to excuse me today. I am very grumpy. Really, really grumpy, as a matter of fact. The problem is, not only has the time change affected me (yes, I know it’s just an hour, but it hurts; it really hurts) and last night I didn’t get much sleep because I was sharing a [...]

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Flashback Friday: Law & Order for moms

Posted by Laurie on March 11th, 2011
filed in Flashback Friday, motherhood, parenting

When I became a stay at home mom, I had no idea how much work it would entail. I had no idea what new skills I would develop (other than diaper changing and boo-boo kissing). But I was watching CSI the other day and I realized—those people have mommy skills.
Oh, okay. I don’t find too [...]

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Seriously? It’s all about me. 25 things you don’t know.

Posted by Laurie on March 9th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do, motherhood, parenting

As you may know, I am addicted to Facebook. Yes, I’ve tried to quit. But I don’t have an imaginary farm anymore, so I think there might be hope for me yet. Anyway, on Facebook they have a thing where you write 25 random things about yourself. Yeah, it’s so last year. But here are [...]

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Pottery Barn, mossy balls and why I don’t do crafts

Posted by Laurie on March 7th, 2011
filed in Uncategorized, Weird things I do

My name is Laurie and I have a secret love. Oh, yes, I do. And every couple of weeks, my secret love comes to my house. And I take my secret love and I sit in the tub with my secret love, sipping wine and dreaming of how my life could be if my secret [...]

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Flashback Friday: Lizards and I are not friends

Posted by Laurie on March 4th, 2011
filed in Flashback Friday, motherhood, parenting

It’s Flashback Friday, where I blog about Junior’s past and revisit some of the things I loved best about my baby being…a baby!
I like animals. Really I do. Well, I like most of them. The truth is, anything that belongs to the rodent or reptile family is not my cup of tea. Of course, Junior [...]

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Who’s your Tooth Fairy?

Posted by Laurie on March 2nd, 2011
filed in motherhood, parenting

When I was a little girl, I stumbled upon the biggest secret of all time. And until now, I have kept that secret.
A long time ago, when the world was new, my sisters and I spent much of our summer vacation with our grandparents in Southern California. My grandmother was—and still is—a glamorous, gorgeous woman [...]

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