• books
  • Books – May 2018

    Sometimes life gives you harsh reality checks.  I’m not sure how in the first month or two after baby B was born that I managed to read and finish any books.  Actually – that’s not true.  What happened was she was awake at all hours of the night, which meant I had the opportunity to […]

  • entertainment
  • Events – Royal Wedding

    I am slightly obsessed with the British royal family.  Not like, following the z-list members all the time, knowing EVERYONE’S name and place in line for the throne obsessed, but for the central figures – yeah, sure.  I follow the Kensington Palace instagram account, and for the last couple years have eagerly followed news whenever […]

  • (step) mom stuff
  • Services – Foodstirs

    I feel like I’ve reviewed a fair number of subscription services.  From personal shoppers for clothing, to wine, to meal kits, to meal kits, to flowers…I mean, I know there are lots more things I could be looking at like beauty boxes and things for pets, but honestly, those aren’t as important to me for […]

  • (step) mom stuff
  • TV – Jane the Virgin (CW)

    Are you as frustrated as I am by my relating everything I write about recently to my pregnancy and childbirth experience?  It’s a little ridiculous.  I keep thinking that I should have wider experiences and things to write about beyond simply now being a mother, but because it’s the majority of my focus all day, […]

  • (step) mom stuff
  • Whoops

    Hey guys – I’m amazed at myself.  I set myself a goal of doing posts on Tuesdays and Fridays, and managed to fail on my second week of the new goal.  So that’s terrible.  Or, you know, a reality check in this second week of attempting to resume blogging with a baby. So – I […]