Archive for 2012


No, I can’t resist Halloween candy…

Posted by Laurie on October 24th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

I have had to hide the Halloween candy from myself. And yes, I am slightly ashamed to admit that.
Look, it’s not like I didn’t try to avoid buying Halloween candy until the very last minute. I did try that. But do you know how difficult it is to shop anywhere in October and not buy [...]

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Facebook, coffee and status updates

Posted by Laurie on October 18th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

I’m very grumpy today. I think it might have to do with the fact that I have been having, deep, serious arguments with Bridezilla about the Real Housewives of New Jersey. In a nutshell, Bridezilla believes that while all the women are idiots, Teresa is the biggest idiot. I don’t agree. I believe Melissa is [...]

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I’m thinking of food…

Posted by Laurie on September 25th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

I’ve started reading cooking blogs and I’m kind of becoming obsessed about them. I even downloaded “Mastering the Art of French Cooking Volume I.” Granted, I just wanted to learn how to make an omelette, but still. I downloaded a Julia Child book. The horror of this cannot be overstated. Cooking for me is simply [...]

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Even my dogs won’t eat my cooking

Posted by Laurie on September 18th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

If you read the blog yesterday, you know that I cheerily said something about my floor always being clean, thanks to my dogs.
Yeah. Apparently that was a lie.
Because, you see, I dropped some leftover mac and cheese on the floor today.
And I called over this dog:
And this dog:
I figured they could clean it up (hey, [...]

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Pick up your shoes!

Posted by Laurie on September 17th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do, motherhood, parenting, teen

What is it about teenagers and males in general that makes them completely unable to pick up their dang shoes and put them away? Is it some sort of man law that all male shoes need to be placed in the hallway or directly in front of the front door so that the woman of [...]

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Attack of my evil tomatoes

Posted by Laurie on September 13th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

My house has been overrun by tomatoes. I swear to you, they are everywhere. They are in the fridge. They are on the counter. They are in the freezer. It’s like a scene from that TV show “Hoarders” only instead of newspapers and clothes stacked up everywhere, we have tomatoes. Frankly, it’s terrifying. And the [...]

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Turns out it’s Wednesday…

Posted by Laurie on September 12th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

So today I woke up and I was so happy. First, the alarm barely went off next to my head. Next it was Friday. Yay! I turned to Harry, snuggled in and said, “Ooh, it’s Friday. Aren’t you glad the week is almost over?”
And there was a dead silence, then Harry said, “It’s Wednesday.”
Seriously? Seriously? [...]

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