Archive for November, 2011


No-no Lulu eats Christmas

Posted by Laurie on November 29th, 2011
filed in Uncategorized

This? This right here is what I was greeted with this afternoon while I was getting my holiday decorating done. (Yes, and by “holiday decorating,” I mean trying to make one of those giant Costco garlands stay on my dang mantle.)
Anyway, that is No-no Lulu’s handiwork. Clearly, she has decided that Christmas will come early [...]

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Attack of the killer yams

Posted by Laurie on November 28th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do

Another Thanksgiving is gone and forgotten. You know, except for the inevitable leftovers that are apparently multiplying in my fridge. I swear to you, four days after Thanksgiving and I have more yams in the fridge than I did on Thanksgiving Day.

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Flashback Friday: Parking Lot Rules

Posted by Laurie on November 25th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do, parenting

Surprise, tit’s the day after Thanksgiving and that means the holidays are here. Oh, let

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‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving…

Posted by Laurie on November 23rd, 2011
filed in Flashback Friday, parenting

Here’s an oldie, but I hope a goodie and I’m repeating it here because Harry has me doing the “fun” stuff to prepare for turkey day. I don’t know about you, but I don’t find much fun in peeling potatoes or chopping onions. Anyway, this is one of my fave blogs from way back. Have [...]

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Dear Food Network, you are ruining my life

Posted by Laurie on November 18th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do

Dear Food Network,
I just want you to know how difficult you have made Thanksgiving. Thanks to all your shows about making a fancy turkey dinner, my family and guests now expect a woman who cannot cook to turn out a dinner that is worthy of all your talk. I can

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Twilight, why I’m not a fan.

Posted by Laurie on November 14th, 2011
filed in Weird things I do, parenting

Attention people. Hello? Settle down. I have an announcement. I have just learned of a catastrophic event coming to a theater near you.
Yes, the new Twilight movie starts this week.
Yes, I can hear all the teen girls and twilight moms screaming in anticipation. And no, I

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The Winners are…

Posted by Laurie on November 11th, 2011
filed in Contests/Giveaways

Remember that contest for the What to Expect books? And remember how I told you that I would announce the winners on November 10, 2011? And remember how the calendar says it’s November 11, 2011?
Yeah. So I was doing laundry and fell over the books and realized, “uh-oh, I never announced the winners.”
So without further [...]

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