Category Archives: Humor

Your Thermostat is Where? Riiiiiight….

So, I’m just wondering if I’m the only person in the history of ever who’s had this surreal experience. Pebbles and I have spent bazillions of hours at our local Chick-fil-A and McDonald’s playgrounds. For several reasons: The Rock and … Continue reading

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Mommy, What’s a C-O-N-D-….?

I just read a post over at that got me thinking about how thankful I am that Pebbles is a late bloomer in the reading department. You might want to have a look at The Buttery Hole first. You … Continue reading

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Terrible Twos, Teens and Tantrums – Fantasy vs. Reality

First, Let’s Take a Stroll Through Lala Land I recently came across an article that included this cute description of the Terrible Twos: “….the occasional tantrum.” Bwahahahaha!!! (Wipes tear from eye.) But seriously, I digress. The article went on to … Continue reading

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Amazon Review: Perfect Toddler iPad Case

Pebbles’ awesome grandmother bought her an iPad for Christmas. While I may occasionally manage to pull off awesome and I am Pebbles’ grandmother, I didn’t buy her the iPad. It was my mother – who is Pebbles’ mommy’s grandmother – … Continue reading

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One Cool Kid in a Dark Car with a GPS Unit Equals Awesome Spooky Photo Op

Pebbles was playing with Nuvi recently as we drove home in the dark. We named our Garmin GPS unit Nuvi because she’s a Nuvi model. And we refer to her as a female. Because Nuvi sounds like either a name … Continue reading

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Two Words. Always Proofread.

I have to confess that I’m a bit of a Grammar Nazi. Okay, not just a bit. A whole lot. And a spelling, punctuation, capitalization and paragraph freak, as well. It isn’t really my fault, though. These just happen to … Continue reading

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Playing Twenty Questions with Pebbles – an Exercise in Futility

When we play Twenty Questions with Pebbles the person who is It states the beginning letter of the object they’re thinking of. Our way of sneaking in homeschool under the guise of fun. Pebbles: Okay. I’m thinking of something that … Continue reading

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Evidence that the IRS May Be Run by a Bunch of Monkeys

You know how people say they have a love-hate relationship with someone or something?  Well, this isn’t one of those posts. It’s about my unadulterated hatred for the United States Internal Revenue Service. “Hate is such a strong word,” you … Continue reading

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A Dr. Who Man Cave for the Dog

Pebbles made a cozy little hidey place for our dog, Fighter. For the record, Fighter is not a Fighter. And a little hidey place is all he needs because he’s also not big. He’s about 8 lbs. of not big. … Continue reading

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Her Compliments Went Downhill as the Day Wore On

Recently Pebbles told The Rock, “I hope I’m just like you when I grow up.” One of the absolute BEST EVER compliments a parent can hear from their kid. The Rock: Really? Why? Pebbles: Because you’re funny. I hope I’m … Continue reading

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John Denver Was Wrong. So, So Wrong

Maybe, when John Denver first read the words to “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” he visualized an idyllic, simplistic and peaceful life on the farm, never realizing how very wrong he actually was. John probably didn’t intentionally mislead us. … Continue reading

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Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder

I have a couple of confessions to make.The first is that I harbor a touch of nail-envy for people with naturally strong, beautiful fingernails. You know who you are. You’re the ones who “complain” about how darn fast your fingernails … Continue reading

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Have I Told You Lately That I Love My Husband?

Cue music. “Have I Told You Lately” By Van Morrison Now, while you’ve got that lovely love song playing in your head I’ll tell you one of the many reasons why I love my husband. It involves my sewing/computer room, … Continue reading

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Scamming a Scammer. SOOO Much Fun!!

Tired of telephone phishing scams? Feeling a little naughty and wanting to turn the tables on these scumbags who keep calling you, trying to trick you into giving them your personal info? Read about the fun I had playing Go Phish with "David Webb" from "Microsoft Technical." Continue reading

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