My own mini 'Con
When my Facebook and Twitter feeds went all aflutter and atingle this past weekend, I knew it had arrived. Comic-Con. Or, more accurately, “Comic-Con International: San Diego… home of the largest comic book and popular arts convention in the world!” Unfortunately, I couldn’t go. Although, I REALLY would’ve loved checking it out. Not only were a bunch of my friends...
PURE. JOY. (note to self: figure out how to get a puffin bird)
Date Night Hangover
My mother-in-law’s in town. While this strikes fear/rage/paranoia into the hearts of many a friend in regards to their own MILs, I, on the other hand, delight in her presence. Seriously. I adore her. In addition to being able to chat it up with me for hours (much to the hubs’ chagrin), she’s a hoot to be around, she CLEANS (so that thing you’re doing is called,...
Bool BBQ - A Food Truck Review
A couple of weeks ago I attended a nearby food truck festival. That’s right. A festival. With nothing but FOOD TRUCKS. Yes, I did a happy dance. No, I don’t have it on video. Because of the plethora of choices, I decided this would be the best place to try out my new food truck review guidelines: a) I have to order a truck’s signature/most popular dish. b) the bill...
NOTE: Probably not the best idea to read this while eating. Just sayin’… As I listen to the otherworldly sounds emanating from my dog’s stomach (afraid of what will eventually come out), I’m reminded of how, yet, again, my life centers around… waste. Anyone who’s been a caregiver/parental figure/animal lover, feels my pain. What goes in must come out, and...
Let's Get this Party Pumping!
I recently enjoyed a much-needed Girls’ Night — an event that had been on the calendar for months. Which meant I had plenty of time to plan ahead. My goal? To show up early and to resemble my pre-kid self (don a cute, yet saucy, outfit, style my short, sassy ‘do and paint my very neglected toenails). The reality? I arrived twenty minutes late (I went to the...