I had previously made a goal to only spend $100 a month on clothes for our family of 4, or approximately $300 a year per person. Luckily this month we’ve been so busy dealing with the move, that I haven’t really had time to buy clothes. There were a couple exceptions. Read more
The horror genre plays a huge part in my childhood memories. My father used to love to tease us with scary tales (mostly child appropriate). He was especially known for a thriller titled, “Now I’ve got you, and now I’m going to eat you.” I also had some adoring uncles who used to tell tales of Indian graveyards on every camping trip. In addition, there was an especially awesome book called Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark that was a staple in every 4th grader’s backpack, at least back in the 90s it was.
The fun of ghost stories was recently relived with my own daughter while we passed around the flashlight with the lights turned off, telling a story that was just scary enough, and just funny enough to be perfect for a 3 year old.
And that got me thinking of some of the “scary” parenthood stories that I would like to share.* Here’s my attempt at one: Read more
People like my husband. He is just one of those people who gets along well with everyone. But he has a secret. He’s kind of an asshole. Read more
Well, we asked for his orders to drop, and to get his report date, and oh buddy did we get it. Last Friday, we got the word that he is to report in three weeks! That’s right, we got three weeks notice to pack up our lives for him to start his military career. Read more
For those unaware, back in early 2014, Poppa Pigg took Princess Pigg to Rural King to pick up some dog food. A phone call was placed for me to come join them. Upon my arrival, Poppa asked if I would allow Princess to get some baby chicks. Please note, at this point I’m pretty sure our cute little 2 year old had already picked out two fluffy yellow chicks. Read more
Ah. Nothing like making memories on a family vacation. Our 2016 Disney vacation has (sadly) come to an end and it’s back to work we go. So for those truly interested, here’s a not-so-brief recap of our vacation.