St Patrick’s Day Walk

I am Irish, like for real Irish not just today is St Patrick's Day Irish. My maternal grandmother is from County Down and came here as a young woman to make a life for herself. I grew up with beef stew on St Paddy's day, green whatever clothes wise (NEVER Orange) and of course Irish... Continue Reading →

Summertime Blues

I bought locks two weeks ago to put on the fridge, freezer and food pantries to try to curb how much food N has the ability to steal. It has worked for the most part but to give you the full picture of how the behavior is not actually hunger let me flash back to... Continue Reading →

Birthday Wishes

Tomorrow is Memorial Day a typically sad day for me as I remember my two fallen friends Phil and Lou. I will have my daughter and my BFF over tomorrow for a cook out and I will celebrate with my family. On Wednesday though it will be both my BFF's birthday and my niece's birthday.... Continue Reading →

Easter Baskets

This year's baskets were different because of limited shopping availability but I think came out all right. Happy Easter everyone. Baby K's basketBoytoy's basketBaby S's basketM1's basketN's basketM2's basketUncle C's basket (BFF's boyfriend)BFF's basket

BBQ with M1 and M2’s Aunts

Tomorrow M1 will be 17. Every year since she has come to me she has pitched a world class tantrum fit around the time of her birthday if we ever tried to have a party. So aside from immediate family only, we have only 1 time had a party. Unfortunately, because of her actions at... Continue Reading →

“Not Right” Tacos

So for a few weeks now M1 has been asking if she can make tacos for dinner. Well since I am allergic to beef I have been saying no. But I just had a tooth extraction and so I could not eat with the family so I bought all the fixings for tacos and told... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Firsts

So today was a day of firsts for Miss N. We started off by watching the Macy's day parade. She has never seen the parade before and looked in awe as we explained we sometimes go to see it in real life. We tried to explain how big the balloons were and she clearly did... Continue Reading →

Budding Vegetarians

OK so before I had the kids I did not eat meat. No it was not a religious thing or cruelty to animal thing it was a I don't like the taste of meat ever thing. No matter how it was cooked I did not like it but choked it down in public. So the... Continue Reading →

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