August 23, 2019

Last August, I typed my New Year’s goals for you after declaring my own year (still working on the calendar system, but I can tell you right now, February is gonna get more days. Possibly at the expense of September. I hate that month). I haven’t been very present on this blog. Or anywhere, actually….

April 10, 2017

Alvie Bean turned five on Saturday. Because I have clearly lost my mind, I agreed that he could have a birthday party. And invite a bunch of friends. And they could come to our house. Due to a frosting fuck-up, Alvie and I had to make a run to the store for *gasp!* store-bought frosting….

February 27, 2017

Saturday night was my birthday party. As per usual, I took almost zero photos. However, I did get pics of the important things: the pre-party shower wine, the Parmesan cheese I made, and the most epic cake in the history of cakes. I’ll show you how it can get better…   I had such a…

February 1, 2017

I will be forty in 23 days. TWENTY-THREE. DAYS. There are days that I feel old, but most of the time I have trouble reconciling the number forty with how I feel. The last thirteen months have been some of the hardest of my life. Between separation, divorce, job loss, and no job found…it’s been…

February 24, 2016

It’s my birthday! Hooray! I love my birthday. It is the only day of the year I really want someone to bring me cake. Last year, my cake was provided by my friend Jamie. HOWEVER, I’m guessing she’s not planning on a surprise trip back from Boston for the sole purpose of bringing me cake…