How McDonald’s Saved Christmas 2010

In light of all the excitement and family fun we had on our recent marathon length road trip I thought I would share with you my thoughts on the initial road trip with our first born that started it all. Without further adieu:  I suppose you could say I have a real “Love/Hate” relationship with … Continue reading

Yeah…so this happened…

As you now know, my family and I celebrate Recycled Christmas. Everything we exchange at Christmas time needs to be handmade/regifted/traded/found/stolen. 98% of the time it is awesome. It was with this anticipation that we received a GIANT box from my BroMo and future-sis-in-law from Newfoundland. SQUEEEEEEEEEE! Inside were two packages. The first contained this: … Continue reading

Anatomy of a Road Trip

It has taken me a few days to relive the details of the horrific road trip from hell that we endured over Christmas. Travelling with children is trying at the best of times. Travelling with children over Christmas when they are jacked up on sugar and anticipation in the dead of winter…SEVENTH LEVEL OF HELL. … Continue reading

What I Gave My Kids for Christmas

”Kids spell love T-I-M-E.” -John Crudele You are probably wondering if I had fallen off the face of the earth. Its been a long time since I dazzled you with the morbid details of my domestic goddessery. Fear not, mere mortals. I was simply in Saskatchewan (similar to falling off the face of the earth har … Continue reading

The Twelve Sick Days of Christmas

It seems our family has been battling some form of the plague for the last 6 weeks. With six people in our household, two of which are infants, one in preschool, one in elementary school and myself being immune suppressed, its been quite an adventure of snotty kleenex wads and a VIP parking spot at … Continue reading

Dear Santa: My Christmas List

Dear Santa, As the BIG day approaches I figured I’d better sit down and pen you a letter. I know I’ve been especially good this year so you will definitely want to stock up on everything on my list. If you are generous you will find I hid you a Bud Light behind the cow … Continue reading

Relf, the Elf on the Shelf

I am going to attempt to fill you in on all the happiness and joy <heavy sarcasm> thus far in December as I squint blearily through my pus-filled, snotty lashes. Either N is very contagious or someone farted on my pillow (a distinct possibility). Yesterday we kicked off December with the big REVEAL of the … Continue reading