5 Reasons Why Bad Dates Are the Best

I love writing about my friends. My friend Melissa is one of the funniest people I know and one of the stories she tells the best is her awful experiences dating. She cracks me up, going on dates for the free dinner and meeting the craziest people as she navigates the online dating world. I …

Mustard Mac and Cheese

When I was growing up my family made “homemade” mac and cheese every once in a while. Basically, it was a huge Velvetta block melted over elbow pasta. It grossed me out beyond belief and didn’t feel any different from the boxed pasta we usually bought. I’m half positive Velvetta is poison, though I know …

20 Reasons Why I Would Rather Be A Dad

I love being a mom. It’s my favorite job. On a normal day I don’t suffer from jealously over other moms relationships with their kid. However, as I watch my son dress exactly like my husband and someone hits on Thy while he has a baby strapped to his chest, I am totally envious of …

Migraines After a C Section

I was prepared for many things when I was having my second C section. I was ready for the cold room and getting a spinal block. I was ready for taking care of my incision and breast feeding. My surgery was very close to the first except for the fact that about halfway through the …

4 Responsibilities of a God Parent

God parents are such a blessing. When I was growing up in a Catholic family this felt like being a part of the cool crowd. All of my cousins got their godparents all year round but my God mother only came into town during Christmas while on break from college. She missed everyone but I …

Best Ever Meatballs

My two favorite guys in the world, my husband and my son, are so similar in a hundred ways. They love to sing along to screamo in the car and wear a Patriots hat almost every single day. They wear matching Paracord bracelets and could watch Jurassic park every night after dinner if I let …

Not Just Another Dinner Date

My husband and I live in a very small town. There are literally three choices for date night in Yakima unless something special is going on. Dinner and a movie, going bowling, or going to the bar and playing pool. That’s it. It’s super hard to get pumped for a date night when it feels …