Celebrating your birthday after the fact can be glorious for the simple fact that it usually involves mother’s guilt. And mother’s guilt is a powerful force to behold. So it was that after my week-long convalescence – a week where no celebration, nay, no smiles, were deemed possible – Daughter was treated to a Belated… Read More A Belated Birthday Celebration Involving Second-Hand Clothes, a Stoned Clerk Named Ryan, and Several Doggies
The other day I was in Costco buying dog food. Heck of a deal, 24 cans for $19.99. That’s less than a dollar a can — 83¢ to be exact — for good quality dog food. This is smart shopping in action, folks. Since it was just the one item, I didn’t bother with a… Read More Cash, Credit, or… Does Anyone Still Write Checks?
“Let’s do our Family Shopping Trip this weekend,” Son says. “But no one needs to buy anything,” I point out. “We do everything online.” “But it’s Tradition!” You gotta watch out for the ol’ Tradition trap. It’ll get ya every time.
Got a lot of shopping to do this holiday season? Unless you’re doing everything online, you might have to battle heavy traffic and crowded stores. I can’t help you much there. But if you fear getting stuck in line with the slowest cashier in existence, let me put your mind at ease. Turns out the… Read More I Found Her: The Slowest Cashier in Cashier History
Thirty-one years is worthy of a celebration, right? Funny though, what counts as a celebration when you’re young isn’t quite as enticing when you’re… not so young. We decided – five days after the event, because we were gosh-darn busy on the actual day – to go to Black Angus. Husband had a coupon for… Read More I Feel it in My Soul, It’s Meant to Be…