In Defense of Halloween

I was leaving Walmart (reason #12983593452 I avoid Walmart at all costs) and a woman sweetly approached me with a flyer. She said if I have kids, I should bring them to her church's "trunk or treat". I glanced at the flyer, chuckled and politely declined. My son just turned two and I still think [...]

What You Should Have Put on Your Registry

This post contains affiliate links.  One of my sweet, generous friends asked for suggestions to give his expectant sister for her baby shower. Specifically he asked for items she didn't register for, but should have. So this morning, I stalked her registry and she needs EVERYTHING. People say babies just need love. Lies. They need cozy swaddle [...]

Make this NOW: Paella!

This post contains affiliate links.  There's this really fantastic Spanish tapas restaurant that we love. We had been going for awhile and almost exclusively ordered the tapas because they are just so. damn. good. We were chatting with the owner and asked what was the best thing on the menu, in his opinion. He didn't [...]