We’re pretty low-key party people here. We’ve got four kids and if I went overboard, I’d have to do it for each of them and I don’t have the money or the mental energy for that, you know? So we try to do things at home, or take just a few friends out for a […]
New Year’s Eve can be a drag. It’s a night meant for parties. You always feel like you should be going out somewhere fabulous, and drinking champagne, and dancing in a fancy poufy gown…and really, you end up on the couch in your sweats, trying to make it to midnight, blowing those little paper blower-thingys, and heading […]
We love being invited to friends’ Big Birthday Parties. Parties at rec centers and bouncy house places and places with ziplines and princesses and swimming and things. But our four kids have birthdays within a three-month period (for a while we have a birthday every two weeks), so if I did that here, I’d be […]
We love a good party here. Whether they’re birthday parties, summer parties, or just tea parties at lunchtime, it’s always fun to take a break from the day and have a fancy little celebration.
I do love my Book Club. Aside from giving me a fun night out with my posse (‘cuz that’s right. We mamas roll in posses, yo), Book Club also makes me read stuff I wouldn’t pick myself (not even lying to you — we read Jane Eyre and Rob Lowe’s “Stories I Only Tell My […]
Scene — last Thursday night. Our house. Me: “Soooo…we’re having 3 four-year olds over in the morning for a Birthday Tea and I haven’t gone grocery shopping for this at all. Can I do it?” My husband (kindly but regretfully): “Ooooh. Yeah. I have a feeling you’re going shopping. Sorry.” Challenge accepted. ‘Cuz I’m ornery […]