Category Archives: weather
Trick or Treat?
‘Tis the Season. Haven’t you heard? I was feeling pretty good about myself at the mall today, starting my search for an insanely cute Halloween costume for Alex 27 days early. In the past, I’ve relied on the holy trinity … Continue reading
Posted in Dishes, Food, Holidays, Jewish, Mommy, recipes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, weather 9 Comments
Let There Be Light!
After three days in the dark, I finally got power back last night! Yes, it came on right as I stepped (uh, jumped) out of my freezing cold shower, and startled me so much I slipped on my bath mat … Continue reading
Posted in Baby, Hurricane Irene, Uncategorized, weather 5 Comments
Come on, Irene!
Alright, I am guilty. Guilty of piling my 2 kids in the car, filling 2 grocery carts, and spending $280 on emergency supplies. Come on, Irene! In case you’re living under a rock (which is probably the safest place right about … Continue reading
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Life’s a Beach
I love Grammys. Not the little gold statues awarded to musicians (I am not one of those award show junkies)…the good-as-gold Grammys awarded to overtired parents. Last weekend, we schlepped a pack and play, stroller, umbrella, float, and beach cart … Continue reading
Posted in Baby, Beach, Date Night, Kids, Life, Parents, Thoughts, Uncategorized, weather 16 Comments
Why do so many people in New England b*itch about the weather? Is there something in the 12 glasses of water we’re supposed to drink on a wicked hot day? Yes, it’s a scorcher. A natural sauna, if you will. … Continue reading
Secrets of the Mommy Sisterhood
My son is getting his molars and has a temperature. He’s been screaming all day. I almost amputated the tip of my finger in his stroller, smacked myself in the face with my keychain, tripped over the door, and was … Continue reading
Don’t Forget Your Veterans…or Your Vegetarians
Ah, Memorial Day weekend…the unofficial start of summer BBQ season, and the official start of a delightful game I call “Ignore that Vegetarian.” After all, vegetarians and BBQs don’t mix, right? Wrong. Most will have at least one plant-eating party … Continue reading
Posted in Dishes, Food, Friends, Life, Memorial Day, recipes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, weather 6 Comments
Bad Weather Blues
Everyone in my house is downright cranky. The culprit? Rain, rain, and more cold rain spitting on what’s supposed to be spring. The heat is back on, the extra blankets are out of storage, and the Keurig is churning out … Continue reading
Spring has sprung in suburbia. Shirtless middle-aged men with two-pack abs chug beers while they mow their lawns. Bikini-clad teenage girls sprawl out on black-top driveways to attract pre-prom tans. The sounds of incessant sneezing echo through the air. Spring is … Continue reading
It’s finally March. Hallelujah! It’s almost time to stop hibernating. Almost…but not quite. Still, a new month brings a new grasp on my sanity. I know my days of schlepping my son and his entourage–coat, snowsuit, hat, gloves–to people-watch at the … Continue reading
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