Sinking Funds and Christmas Freak Outs

Sinking Funds

I tend to have freak outs often throughout the year.  They are usually triggered by company coming over, which is usually related to a birthday or holiday.  Whenever someone asks me “What’s wrong?  Why are you acting like a psycho bitch?” the answer is always one or more of the following:  the house isn’t ____________ (clean/big/nice) … Read more

Why Mom Did Christmas Better Than Me

Christmas Tree

I used to love Christmas.  When I was a kid, it was a glorious time of decorating, baking, shopping, wrapping and family.  There was always a bowl of nuts that needed cracking and tinsel that needed hanging.  Since my siblings were all grown and gone I was Mom’s number one elf, and I relished the … Read more

Turkey Day: No Longer a Crazy Bitch

Happy Thanksgiving

With the exception of the year we went to Memphis and ate Thanksgiving dinner at Pizza Hut, this is how I used to celebrate Thanksgiving: I’d invite 20 of my in-laws over I’d clean for days like it was my job I’d cook a huge ass turkey and everything that goes with it I’d cook … Read more

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