Category: funny stuff from home

The 5 best things a mom can do to minimize stress in her life

The 5 best things a mom can do to minimize stress in her life
Are you a mom? Is your life stressing you out? My life was stressing me out, because I was trying too hard to be “perfect.” <Snort> Yea, right! I’m not a professional, and I don’t play one on television. I’m learning how to minimize the stress in my life, and the items on this list... Read more »

Confessions of an outrageous coffee snob

Confessions of an outrageous coffee snob
From the title of my blog, “There’s a Bug in My Coffee,” one could surmise that I am a coffee drinker. One would be correct. However, I am an incurable coffee snob when it comes to what goes into my treasured mug. The best (and worst) thing that ever happened to me was the invention... Read more »

12 Days of Thanksgiving: My Facebook Thankfulness posts

I’m nearing the conclusion of my 12 Days of Thanksgiving series of blog posts. Over the last several posts, I’ve been sharing my knowledge and experience about hosting Thanksgiving. I hope these posts have been helpful, or at least worthy of an “LOL”. During the month of November, some of my Facebook friends and I... Read more »
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How to keep yourself healthy this cold and flu season

How to keep yourself healthy this cold and flu season
While trolling through, I mean hanging out on Facebook, I came across a link to an article about the 8 germiest public places. Bleh. It was gross and it made me think about how to keep healthy during this cold and flu season. In case you don’t read the article (which you should, because it’s... Read more »

Happy Birthday to my not-so-baby Baby

Happy Birthday to my not-so-baby Baby
Happy Birthday to my not-so-baby, baby! 11 years ago today, my sarcastically funny, exceedingly smart and sweet girl was born. I adore her, but she was my challenging baby. She spent the first 3 hours in the NICU “pinking up”, because c-section babies don’t get the fluids squeezed out of them the way natural births... Read more »

Top 10 things people say and do that make me want to SMH

While eating my chili-smothered baked potato today, I started thinking about #10 on this list. So here are the top 10 things people say and do that make me want to SMH (“smack my head”). 10. Have you ever seen those people that refuse to eat the skin from a baked potato, but are the... Read more »
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Is it wrong to make devil's food cupcakes for a Bible study?

Is it wrong to make devil's food cupcakes for a Bible study?
Well? What do you think? Is it wrong to make devil’s food cupcakes for a Bible Study? Nah… I think it’s an awesome idea. You see, tomorrow is my birthday, but I have to work. I also need a treat for tonight’s Bible study, and I want chocolate cupcakes; devil’s food to be exact. It’s... Read more »

18 and counting and I am not talking about kids

18 and counting and I am not talking about kids
18 and counting! No, not kids! My hubby and I are celebrating our 18th anniversary today! Yay us! So, in honor of 18 years married, here are 18 things I’ve learned about being married: 1. Man sweat has it’s own unique smell. 2. Man farts  – see #1 3. Men and women do NOT think the... Read more »

My pug and I disagree all the time so I wrote this letter for her

My pug and I disagree all the time so I wrote this letter for her
Dear puggie, You are my little furry-faced family member that I adore and despise in the same breath. Why must you and I disagree all the time? You are sweet and lovable, while being obnoxious and naughty. How so, you ask? You snuggle up on my lap while watching TV, all warm and cuddly. The... Read more »
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Why my kids will never be perfect

Why my kids will never be perfect
Thhhhhhhwwwwuump! That’s what I heard as my youngest was cutting up her toaster waffles. She had asked me to cut them up for her – I said no. She’s 10 and needs to do it herself. Not because I don’t want to do it for her, but rather, because she’s 10 and needs to do... Read more »