IKEA: Hack my Family!

IKEA Toy Loft bunkbed Mydal hack

If I Had An IKEA Family… Our home would, at all times, be dappled with golden light streaming through windows unblemished with greasy fingerprints. It would be soft and warm, but never glaring, and always photo-ready. There would be no dust fairies dancing in that light. Instead, my children would dance like fairies, delighted with their […]

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Character Assassination Carousel: Good Dog Carl is a Bad, Bad Dog

Good Dog Carl Character Assassination Carousel

I’m so excited! I’m riding the Character Assassination Carousel with Ninja Mom Nicole Leigh Shaw! What is the Character Assassination Carousel? Why, it’s a lovely blogging tradition in which NinjaMom invites intrepid bloggers to skewer their children’s beloved detested picture book. Last time, it was Meredith at Pile of Babies who took on the big scary Brown Bear, Brown Bear, […]

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Scentism #NaBloPoMo

My undercover investigations have revealed a new form of social disparity. Scentism. Close observers may already realize that men and women receive very different messages about body odor. Men are rugged. Men sweat. Men need STRONG odor-fighting assistance. Women are flowery. Women glisten and dew. Women’s deodorants feature baby powder. The truth is we all […]

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The post I wanted to write #NaBloPoMo

Heaven or Hell: The Gameshow Trifecta’s writing challenge this week was 33-333 words incorporating the third definition of “craft,” as in deception. Here’s the hilarious satirical post I didn’t write: Scene: American Idol-esque game show called “Heaven or Hell” Characters: Host: St. Peter Celebrity Judges: God in the form of the Holy Spirit (what a vague […]

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St. Halloween

Anti-GMO Halloween Pamphlet

I’ve been spending a lot of time on a Facebook page that satirizes sanctimommies. It’s glorious. A bunch of bored wickedly funny and brilliant moms (and a few dads) let loose with the snark… it’s so bad it’s good. “Halloweek” has been particularly enjoyable, what with all the news about the sanctimonious treats tracts being […]

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