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I don’t have a phobiaaaaccckkKKK!

I’m not scared of anything.  I mean, I’d rather not sleep in a bed of spiders but I don’t think I have any irrational fears of heights or clowns.   … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 10 Comments

reinventing the wheel

My husband has this incredible knack of tuning things out, which is quite an advantage when you have two girls that never stop talking.  It is constant, non-stop, inconsequential, worse … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

How Do You Think “Dear Abby” Got Started???

Originally posted on Once Upon Your Prime. . .:
Since I began this humor blog back in January of this year (as a New Year’s resolution) I have sometimes been mistaken for…

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

You Don’t Have To

Originally posted on Abby Has Issues:
There’s a lot of guilt and obligation floating around both online and off. And while you don’t have to believe a word that I…

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Italian Math

The Italian Job is one of my favorite movies and math is my favorite subject so this is my favorite activity. Let’s face it, math is everywhere – you just … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 6 Comments

Homemade Smoemade

I would love to make and grow everything my family consumes, but let’s face it – I’m a mother (and not the prairie homesteading kind).  I’m lucky I get my … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 7 Comments

How to Really Achieve the Perfect ‘Beach Body’

Originally posted on Sass & Balderdash:
As sunny skies and warmer temperatures promise to banish any lingering winter sweaters to the back of the closet, we’ll soon be welcoming the…

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

“You like me! Right now, you really like me” ~Sally Field

Thank you Maria Brinkley for nominating me for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award! She’s an artist so she sees the beauty that others sometimes miss.  I still consider myself a baby … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 10 Comments

What did you call me?

The first time I was called a bitch it was just after the students in my room had turned in their booklets during a standardized state test but before the … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 9 Comments

The voices in my head.

Since starting this blog I have discovered that I like writing…who knew?!  So I joined another Blogging U challenge called Writing 101.  [resist the urge...click later...you'll get distracted...] The first … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 14 Comments

Mary Poppins lied!

  A spoonful of sugar did not help make my pill go down any easier.  I still taste the bitterness on the back of my tongue, feel that residual coating stuck … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 9 Comments

My name is a verb.

The Daily Prompt posed an interesting question, but it’s the wrong part of speech.       Kevil \kev’ ul\ or Keviling  v: [Texan]  The act of torturing your children … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 8 Comments

Dear K-Evil: Do you have Dr. Ruth’s number?

Dear K-Evil, The cat’s out of the bag the dick’s out of the drawer.  I knew “the talk” was right around the corner, but I had no idea my secret … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 6 Comments

Out of your element.

Writing in general is out of my element, but since I’m a math person and I’m already flexing my English muscle by starting a blog, I’ll support my science peeps. … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 14 Comments

The Ranting Never Stops

Thank you JED for giving me an outlet for times when pretending just doesn’t cut it. If you need to rant you should tell him – it feels great!   … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Office Bathrooms: Confessions Of A Modern Day Assaphobe

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Shutterstock My name is Michael, and I am an Assaphobe. It should be said that “Parcopresis” is the actual term for “a fear of public…

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back when I was a kid…

My kids are constantly glued to their electronics (I know, don’t say it…it’s my own fault for buying them).  I have to do sign language before I start talking to … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 7 Comments

It’s graduation time.

We had three mini-trampolines in the living room…at the same time.  Don’t believe me?  Catch up here. So the kids are growing up and have moved on from cartoons.  Now … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

Oh shit! It’s spring!

I live in Texas so it’s next to impossible to catch this elusive season.  If you blink you’ve missed the perfect bluebonnet (not that my kids or dogs would ever … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 9 Comments

Blogroll, roundup, thanks, and see ya later bye bye!

I am a big fan of having LOTS of information – to look at later.  I find tons of stuff and I either get sidetracked, don’t have time, or…hey!  Did … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 20 Comments

Garbage In -Garbage Out

I read a lot about health and healthy eating precisely because you would never know it to look at me. I think there are two kinds of people: those that … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 8 Comments

Coupon Book follow-up

In case you didn’t know, I’m a big fan of coupon books.  Not the cute gift ones your kids hand make with love…the one I made for my son.  (Get … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dear K-Evil, I want to say no…

Dear K-Evil, I know, from being the kid in question, that if a mother prohibits said kid from spending time with a certain friend, the kid is just going to … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 5 Comments

I’m home, why aren’t they?

Ok, if you read an earlier post of mine, you know I have issues with using the phone. I don’t know why it makes me feel so awkward, like I … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 10 Comments
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Properly Ridiculous

My Mostly Pleasant (Possibly Offensive) Perceptions

Officially Gluten Free

Have your cake and eat it too, without feeling sick.

Chaos Girl & the Real World

A Slightly Disjointed Life

Family to the 5 Power!

Chronicles from the Mama Duck - Being Mom, raising teenagers, family, faith, photos and an occasional recipe!

The Mental Picture

My perspective

anntogether

with her paper brain, art, giant husband, two teens, two pooches, dog-eared books, banjo and daily dreams she has nightly...

User Generated Education

Education as it should be - passion-based.

The Mumble On

by Clayton Zeimet

DFW Writers Workshop

Writers helping writers since 1977

Sass & Balderdash

Sassholes welcome.

Live to Write - Write to Live

Professional writers talk about the craft and business of writing

coolcookstyle

Find it, cook it, make it your own.

Bucket List Publications

Indulge- Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences

NextDraft

The Day's Most Fascinating News

Finding Spirit

Life inside the mind of a thirty something mom, writer, reiki master, intuitive reader, and wife of a musician/whiskey maker

Lens and Pens by Sally

a weekly blog that creates a personal philosophy through photographs and words

WordServe Water Cooler

A community of agented authors encouraging, engaging, and enriching others throughout their writing journey.

The Ranting Never Stops

Everyday we find new things to rant about

Today's Author

Just keep writing...

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