The Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey coffee mug that I've been drinking out of for the last 20 years.

My New Experiment: Day 1

January 29, 2019

It’s 5:59 AM. I have officially sat my ass down here and am writing before 6 AM. That’s a win. I’m groggy. So groggy. I had a 7-minute meditation and a half-cup of coffee before sitting down. But I made it. I’m here. Why am I here? I’m trying something. I’ll probably eff it up,…

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Hold on to Your Coochies—My Review of the DivaCup

January 27, 2019

Dear male readers: Why don’t you do yourselves a favor and sit this one out? There are some things you don’t want to know.There’s a woman on Instagram who has a pic of a jelly jar full of her period blood. In the caption, she advises that giving your plants a “blood meal” is good…

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A Warm, Weird, and Belated Happy New Year Greeting

January 18, 2019

Hi bloggy friends. I emailed this out to a bunch of people at the beginning of the month, but I’m terrible about managing my email contacts (AND GMAIL IS NO HELP!) so I missed a whole bunch of people. I also wanted to send some greetings to all of my readers, so I figured I’d…

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Red double-decker bus toy

Unpopular Opinion: Grandparents Should Not Write Amazon Reviews

December 16, 2018

Hi grandparents! We love you! We love that you enrich our lives and our children’s lives! You’re the best! Except for your Amazon reviews about stuff you bought your grandchildren. Because they all sound like this: “I bought this for my grandson and he loved it!” “Birthday gift for my gift for my granddaughter. She…

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A Big Life Announcement

December 13, 2018

Sometimes in life, opportunities appear in unexpected places. A job, a home, or a life partner you never would’ve picked for yourself suddenly enters your orbit and BOOM! You know you have to say yes. Your life trajectory takes a turn. There’s no looking back. With that in mind, I’d like to announce that I…

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The Best Holiday Cookie That I Cannot Stop Eating (SEND HELP)

December 10, 2018

We made hundreds of cookies this weekend. I am not exaggerating. HUNDREDS. All of a sudden, Weight Watchers feels so much harder. Have I mentioned that I joined? Right before Halloween. Despite cheating literally every single week, I’m down 5.5 pounds. My plan is to move at a snail’s pace for the rest of the…

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