The Gift I Do Not Intend to Outgrow

Did I tell you guys that I got tickets to the Winter Classic? Well I did*, and I am extremely excited about it. The thing is, since I am going all the way to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to sit outside on January 1st and root for the Capitals I clearly needed a jersey. Aside: Am I […]

Muppets and Gangsta Rap Go Together Like…

Muppets are also pretty good at death metal.

The Goon Squad Gets a Laptop

I have the luckiest kids in the entire world. They have two parents who love them and are engaged in their every day activities. They are healthy, well fed and have yet to need something that they don’t get. They have four grandparents who adore them. And now they have their own computer. Say what […]

What the Hell is Going on Here?

Look, maybe my cats are not seismologists but still, that doesn’t make this reasonable. I mean, honestly, what is up with that? Yes, my tweet was inane, but at least I didn’t photoshop a picture of a cat head on… who is that? Brett Favre? Tony Romo? A guy advertising clothes for The GAP? Twitter […]


April 6, 2007 was a good day for me. It was the day my little old blog’s stat counter reached 100,000. I know because I posted about it. In just under two years 100,000 people had clicked on my site. I was pretty proud. Now, I know that some sites get that kind of traffic […]

Sometimes I Hate eBay

Gardening for Dummies indeed.

The BlogHer Hangover

Ninety minutes. That is how long it took me to start crying after I got back into town. I wasn’t even actually home yet. I don’t know why I was surprised. This happens every year. I go to BlogHer and I leave feeling amazing. I see people I only get to talk to face to […]

My Spammers Are Kind of Perverted

Why? Why would I ever be her friend on Facebook?

You know, sometimes you think you are beyond something. You may not think about it for months at a time. It doesn’t seem like something that bothers you anymore but then there is that name and all the anger boils back up to the surface. I used to hold crazy grudges. There was a time […]

7 Ways That Mommyblogging Has Changed My Life

1) I complimented my son on his cute belly and he told me not to write a blog post about it. 2) When I get a UPS or FedEx delivery the other kids in the neighborhood come over to see if it is a video game. 3) The other day I left a comment on […]

Sarah Elsewhere

Why I am going to art school. Why I am offended by the iPhone commercial. A picture I took on a walk in my classy neighborhood. ————> Why the Cincinnati Bengals pissed me off. For $11.5 million, I will sell you two of my toes. Now I am off to prepare for a birthday party […]

I Googled You

“I have to tell you” she said. “I googled you and I found your blog.” If you want to know what stops my heart it is a mom in Ian’s class telling me that she read my blog. I don’t keep it a secret. I am not anonymous. I am mostly pretty proud of my […]