Archive for May, 2012

 

How the world’s largest cabbage defeated me

Posted by Laurie on May 19th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

For the last year or so I have been opening my mind to new possibilities. Yes, I joined a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), which has introduced me to many veggies I have never seen before, let alone cooked. That’s why my family now eats stuff like parsnips and fennel, two veggies we’d never heard of, [...]

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Apparently, I judge people

Posted by Laurie on May 15th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do

I have a very special relationship with my sister, Bridezilla. We’re actually very lucky we have this closeness – mainly because when we were teenagers we tried very hard to kill each other. And we came thisclose to succeeding in that goal many times. In fact, our, er, “loving” relationship was the reason that my [...]

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Happy Mother’s Day; bring me my clone

Posted by Laurie on May 11th, 2012
filed in motherhood, parenting

This is a repeat (oh, noes!). Truly, I wanted to write a new one, but I was very busy this week doing all sorts of Very Important Things like trying to cook cabbage rolls (no fire, but the rolls were a bust), getting my forehead stuffed with Botox (interesting, to say the least) and helping [...]

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Check me out on Yahoo!

Posted by Laurie on May 9th, 2012
filed in Yahoo Shine

My latest for Yahoo (yes, I’m a Parenting Guru; stop laughing)! Take a moment to click on it, if you please. Make them think somebody reads my stuff over there Oh, and if you live near me, I can totally explain the summer of the doorbell ditching.
Click here for the story!

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CSI: My kitchen

Posted by Laurie on May 4th, 2012
filed in Weird things I do, dogs from hell

Before I tell you today’s tale of woe, you should know one thing: I do not do blood. In all honesty, I’m not good around emergencies of any kind.  Ever. At all. Even my son, my only child knows that if he’s cut himself, he should find the band-aids on his own, because his mother [...]

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