We just got back from our fabulous annual camping trip up near Lake Tahoe. I am in love with this trip and my family has enjoyed this tradition for more than 45 years. While it is a family tradition, new friends are always welcome to join us. This year, we had a new person join […]
I don’t really like Valentine’s Day. Before you come after me with torches and pitchforks, let me explain. I love my husband. Love my kids. I love the idea of love. And of romance. What I don’t love is the idea of one special day a year where you’re supposed to be romantic. Romance […]
After driving the morning carpool, I feel compelled to re-publish an open letter I wrote last school year. Why, why, why are people so confused by a 4 way stop sign…? Why? Dear Drivers at the 4-way stop on Montecito and Bostonian, I know 4-way stops can be confusing, what with drinking your coffee, […]
Scene: Handsome Hubby and I are watching TV. An incredibly lame commercial for Charmin toilet paper comes on. (Whoever came up with their latest campaign should be fired. Enjoy the Go? Seriously?) source The commercial spot features a lot of women, hands on hips, saying things like we need to come clean… no one mentions […]
My neighbors posted this sign on their garage over the weekend… Congrats. College Grad! Yep… nothing like planning ahead.
Next weekend is Memorial Weekend. Mentally, that is where summer begins for me. With that in mind, I’d like to issue a warning to the young men out there… If you are poolside and wearing something like this: Some Mom With A Blog is going to whip out her phone and make […]
Dear Goodwill, As a long-time bargain hunter and a avid DIY-er, I feel compelled to write you this letter. I understand that there are certain legal constraints that prevent you from accepting items like car-seats, high chairs and other baby items. However, what I am really wondering about today, is why you won’t take many […]
Yay me! I made it to my spin class this morning! I was only there for an hour, but an hour was enough to get a good workout and be reminded of every single thing that bugs the crap out of me! This location is the red-headed step child of the 24 Hour Fitness (ahem) […]