Category: Marriage

Five resolutions to make me a happier professional, mom, wife, person

I’ve told you which five New Year’s resolutions I do NOT plan to attempt, so how about the ones I *am* going to try? Here they are, listed in the exact order in which I scribbled them out on a notepad on my desk…

DIY Disaster Diary: The two-toned deck

Halloween is coming up, so this weekend I shared my version of a DIY horror story: the two-toned deck. Like all horror stories, it starts off cheerfully, but then there’s a lot of screaming and crying and it ends on kind of a dark…

Thanksgiving prep is upon us …

… and we are hosting for the first time, which means there are a lot of statements like this floating around our house this weekend …  “Do we have enough cutlery?”*digs out dusty “fancy” cutlery set in the basement*“I didn’t like this gift at…