Category Archives: family

Rainy Summer Nights are Saved by Netflix Download Option!

The past weekend we packed our bags and headed to our family cottage for a three-day mini vacation. We threw all of the bags into the vehicle, most of the garage, and three blocks of cheese because, you never know, and we made the three-hour drive to spend a weekend with my entire family; brothers, sister-in-law, parents,…

Getting Ready for Summer with Groupon

School is officially finished! Hello Summer!!! Time to pack up the beach bag, grab the flip-flops, slather on the sunscreen, and race to the beach! But wait… School papers, memories, art projects, report cards. All thrown askew. The table is covered in folders and cards, notes of thanks, and posters my daughter CAN NOT, WILL…

Netflix has you covered, morning, noon, and night

From the moment my daughter wakes up until the moment she goes to sleep she asks to watch her shows on Netflix. It takes routine and communication with her for her to understand that we aren’t going to spend every second in front of the television. But with the incredible shows that Netflix has to…

Netflix Social Experiment… Teens

Every day, after I pick up my daughter from school, I ask her how her day was. I get creative because I know that this type of closed ended question can lead to answers like, “fine,” “good,” “okay.” So I ask her what songs they sang, what games she played at recess, who she hung…

Closure…tied up

Why did you do this? Why didn’t your husband do this? He’s weak! He’s selfish! He’s afraid! He doesn’t support you! No.  Wrong.  Ultimately the decision to have my tubes “tied” this past week (although this is far from what happens and if that is what truly happened it would have been much more pleasant)…

Cheater Cheater Netflix Watcher!

I dimmed the lights and hushed the butterflies in my stomach. I knew what I was doing was wrong but the rush sweeping me off my feet was worth it. I rapidly set the mood with the hopes of not disturbing the perfect atmosphere, grabbed a light snack and drink, then went to get into…

Looking for Gloom and Doom?? Netflix has you Covered!

My daughter is at a weird age right now. She loves cartoons but also is kind of getting into the tween shows that make you want to stab yourself in the eye at first, but once you watch a few you realize you’re dedicated to the characters and want to watch even when your child…

Bring on the Jolly!

Christmas is three days away. I says pardon? Did you say three? Seriously, my pay check needs to sort it self out around this time of year and get on track with when the Baby Jesus makes his arrival because my lack of funds is putting a cramp in gift buying. There are also two…

Yes My House Does Look Like This – No I Don’t Care!

Recently, while in the midst of kitchen renovations, bathroom renovations, ceiling renovations (why didn’t we burn the house down?) a friend of my husbands came over. Note: I was not home… Lawd a Mercy he is lucky. It was the picture of perfection. Four laundry baskets in my living room, a barbie bathing pool in…