That is SO 2014. I hope.

– Posted in: Blogging, Complaining, Okay That's Funny, Writing

Lately, when I've gotten online, I've found myself to be much less tolerant of...well...just about everything. I haven't exactly been my happiest self recently, and when I'm like this, I tend to have decreased patience for people, children, noise, the internet, and my dirty house. It's why I've all but disappeared from Facebook. The whole place makes [...]

Sorry Seems To Be the Least Accepted Word — How Lemony Snicket Got Screwed

– Posted in: Conservatives are Funny, Foot in Mouth, Mean People, Media, Politics
If a perfect apology like the one from Daniel Handler isn't good enough, then there's no point in ever apologizing. Or even starting the conversation.

This week, we saw two white men thrust into the public spotlight for saying and/or writing what was deemed offensive remarks. Ira Hansen -- the Speaker Designee for the Nevada State Assembly -- and Daniel Handler -- author of the wildly popular Lemony Snicket children's books -- both ended up in hot water for their remarks. [...]

Dear Eric Bolling: I’ll Try Not to Let My Boobs Get in the Way When I Smack You in the Head

– Posted in: Conservatives are Funny, Mean People, Media, Tammy Thinks
"We are men of action, sir. Lies do not become us." -- the Princess Bride

I've been avoiding the news lately. In an effort to de-stress a little, I decided it just wasn't in my best interest to follow the midterm elections too closely or see precisely what was on fire (with the exception of the trees burning a few hundred miles from my house and causing the air to [...]

Two Women Made the MasterChef Finale, but We Really Only Care About the Shoes

– Posted in: Mean Girls, Media, TV, Women's Issues
Courtney and Elizabeth shoes from MasterChef finale

This week, the two finalists from Season 5 of MasterChef competed for the title of America's Best Home Chef. After first being chosen from a pool of thousands, these extremely talented, self-taught women withstood three months of grueling challenges to become the last ones standing. And, incidentally, they joined other women from the international MasterChef shows when they became part of the [...]

How to Just Be in Graeagle

– Posted in: Blogging Betties Podcast, Bright Side of Life, Family, Jasper, Logan's Story, Me Time, Memories, Momless, Things To Do with Kids, Travel, Vacation
Graeagle Chalet View Lodge

About a month ago, I hit a bit of a breaking point. The kids were home for the summer, and I'd been running myself ragged, trying to keep up with social media for the Blogging Betties Podcast. Unfortunately, as we all know, there's no such thing as keeping up with social media. It's like the mail. [...]