Posts tagged "Christmas"

What would your annual holiday letter really say?

What would your annual holiday letter really say?
Every year for nearly two decades a friend of mine sends out an annual holiday letter. When the letter was in its first years of production it was all about their married adventures. Just the two of them. All the love and fun two people could have in one year. And their dogs. Then the... Read more »

Christmas trees around ChicagoNowland

TJ Falletti,<a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/chi-town-mommy-mayhem/"> Chi-Town Mommy Mayhem</a>
One of my most treasured memories as a child was helping my mother decorate our family Christmas tree. To this day she still has an incredible collection of ornaments. From family heirlooms to our handmade popsicle stick trees and sequin snowflakes, our tree was never bare and always beautiful. Some years it was artificial and... Read more »

20 Things Moms REALLY Want for Christmas

20 Things Moms REALLY Want for Christmas
It’s that time of year again. Time to get a list together for your significant other and children of things you wish to find under the tree on Christmas morning. Things you pull out of your ass every year because there isn’t anything materialistic that your really want or need. You need other things. Want... Read more »
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When Did Easter Become the New Christmas?

When Did Easter Become the New Christmas?
I don’t know about any of you but I’m still digging out from this weekend. Did we get snow? No. We got Easter. Since when did Easter become the new Christmas? When I was a child we received one Easter basket. One. From. The. Easter. Bunny. The Easter Bunny (aka my mom) hid Hershey Kisses... Read more »

Why Your Baby's Second Christmas Might Still Suck

Why Your Baby's Second Christmas Might Still Suck
Ahh, baby’s first Christmas. The cute photos by the tree, the adorable velvet Santa Claus outfit, sleeping through the unwrapping of the gifts. Everyone telling you “it will be so much fun next year” Umm… No. Your baby’s second Christmas might still suck. Depending on the age of your child for his/her second Christmas, it... Read more »

10 Things I Wish The Elf On The Shelf Would Do For Me

The Elf On The Shelve. The key word here being shelf. So explain to me why we spend an entire month catering to this little pain in the ass? Moving him, positioning him, setting the scene. Like our kids are really going to behave for an entire month all because of a felt doll with a large plastic head? We all... Read more »
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Thank God The Holidays Are Almost Over!

Thank God The Holidays Are Almost Over!
Please note:  This is a bah humbug sort of rant. If you love the holidays, please stop reading. However, if you are sick of the rush please continue. I have gone 110 mph since December 17th. It started with my daughter getting an ear infection.  As we all know, when the little toddler gets sick... Read more »

My love/hate relationship with the holidays...

My love/hate relationship with the holidays...
It happens every single year.  I get so excited about the thought of the holidays – the family time, the kids, the gifts for them, the traveling (wait…did I say I like to travel back and forth from Chicago 4 times in 2 days?!?!).  Then, when the time finally arrives, I have panic attacks.  Did... Read more »

Ho Ho... Ho, Move Your Cart!!!

Ho Ho... Ho, Move Your Cart!!!
Crazy damn last minute Christmas Shoppers ! And I am one of them. The last thing I need is a smart mouth bitch in my way. Move your cart or I will move it for you! Better yet, don’t force me to relocate your ass too! This was the start of my December 22nd shopping... Read more »
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Forget the Cheesy Mall Santa! 900 N. Michigan Avenue is the Place to Be!

Forget the Cheesy Mall Santa! 900 N. Michigan Avenue is the Place to Be!
If you looking for a great place to take your little one for a last minute jaunt on Santa’s lap consider the Santa at The Shops at 900 N. Michigan Ave. This dude is for real!! He’s about as close to the big man as you can get! Decked out in a traditional Santa suit... Read more »