Good dental hygiene goes a long long way

March 24, 2014

Disclaimer:  I did get permission from my daughter to write the following story.  And I’m now down one quarter.  Totally worth it. Additional Disclaimer:  I did have more camping info to share, I just became slightly disgusted with myself after realizing that most of my really great camping tips actually came from you all long […]

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A Camping Upgrade

March 18, 2014

When I began this blog, I was an avowed non-camping type.  Outdoorsy is not a word you would have used to describe me.  I even sent the children out to the mailbox for me. I find it ironic that I contracted Lyme Disease under these conditions. The year before my diagnosis and subsequent treatment, I […]

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Dead Ants

March 15, 2014

I thought the ant invasion had died down in my bathroom, as the second round of liquid ant bait was dispensed.  I noticed they had slowed to a trickle.  And when I put on my glasses, I witnessed hundreds of tiny dead ant carcasses all over the bathroom floor. Unfortunately, I don’t wear my glasses […]

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Pet Free Zone

March 12, 2014

I was mentally preparing myself for my Physical Torture session last week, when I received a call from Fiddledaddy.  He was eerily calm, but I could tell from ALL THE SCREAMING in the background that something was amiss.  He reported to me that water was pouring out from the aquarium.  Now, by “pouring out,” I […]

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In the basement

March 11, 2014

A friend of mine was brainstorming about how I could post some of the goings on around here without owing the teenager and the tween a fortune.  Because OH DEAR LORD, ALL THE HORMONES (including my own menopausal angst).  If you’ll recall, my days of run-on commentary regarding the daughter’s exploits came to a screeching […]

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