When Mommy Gets the Plague. A Whiney Story of Despair

  It all started with an itch in my ear and tickle in my throat. I thought my headache was hormonal (the joys of getting older). My nose was a … [Continue Reading]

When mom gets the plague

Earth Day: It’s My Turn to Teach The Teenagers

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I'm always learning from my kids. The three of them are like sponges and like to educate themselves about … [Continue Reading]

Earth Day Documentaries from Netflix

The Dolphin Way by Dr. Shimi Kang

  I'm not usually a big fan of parenting books. When my first child was born I was given one by my step-father. In it, the author recommended … [Continue Reading]

The Dolphin Way by Dr. Shimi K. Kang, M.D.

Life

Earth Day Documentaries from Netflix

Earth Day: It’s My Turn to Teach The Teenagers

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I'm always learning from my kids. The three of them are like sponges and like to educate themselves about many different and interesting things. All the time. Even for their entertainment. They know the most interesting and sometimes random pieces of … [Read More...]

Turbo FAST on Netflix

CONTEST: Win a 6 Month Netflix Subscription & a Turbo FAST prize pack

  Well, you know that I don't have little kids. But, I do have a million nieces and nephews. And so when Netflix offered me this amazing Turbo FAST giveaway for you all, I couldn't pass it up.   Netflix wants one of you to enjoy some springtime TV fun. So what's up for grabs? … [Read More...]

Recent Reads

The Dolphin Way by Dr. Shimi K. Kang, M.D.

The Dolphin Way by Dr. Shimi Kang

  I’m not usually a big fan of parenting books. When my first child was born I was given one by my step-father. In it, the author recommended that should my child decide to have a tantrum in the grocery store, in order to preserve her delicate feelings and sensitivities (which would be the cause […]

Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui

6 Reasons I Adored Elaine Lui’s Listen to the Squawking Chicken

If you visit this blog often, you’ll know that I mostly read fiction. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I like to escape into fake lives, not read about people’s actual – often crappy, yet probably very interesting – ones (forget business books or self-help. Yawn.) There definitely are a few non-fiction books that […]

Laughter

When mom gets the plague

When Mommy Gets the Plague. A Whiney Story of Despair

  It all started with an itch in my ear and tickle in my throat. I thought my headache was hormonal (the joys of getting older). My nose was a bit stuffy, but since I'm allergic to dust (as well as removing it), I thought it was that and took an allergy pill. But then, when I started feeling … [Read More...]

I'm Done Blogging.

I’m Closing Down My Blog (But First the Naptime Video)

  This is it folks. The ride is over. I'm turning over a new leaf and closing down my blog. This annoying piece of internet real-estate takes up too much of my time and really with so little reward. You guys don't appreciate me. Nobody even comments anymore. I'm depressed. I hardly smile. … [Read More...]

Cookery

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

  Get ready for a delicious party in your mouth. This frozen lemon meringue pie is the perfect combination of tart and sweet and frozen and fluffy. It’s super refreshing after a heavy meal plus it’s so pretty everyone will be very impressed with you. Now known as my ‘frozen lemon thing‘, I started making it […]

Melty & Cheesy Italian Meatball Sandwich

Melty Italian Meatball Sandwich

  I gotta tell you, there’s nothing that my family likes more than big Italian Sandwiches.  They’re so ooey and gooey, chock full of meat and veggies, robust tomato sauce and creamy cheese. Not to mention filling (a very important recommender for teenage boys).   But it can get really expensive to take everyone out […]