Posts tagged "Halloween"

Mom's Halloween Costume: Is it Time to Retire the Fishnets?

Mom's Halloween Costume: Is it Time to Retire the Fishnets?
I am a 35 year old mother of 3 children, and I need a Halloween costume. As much as I would love to wear those tiny shrink-wrapped costumes made from less fabric than my swimsuit, I won’t. The days of slutty nurse, slutty vampire whore, slutty cheerleader and, yes, even slutty pumpkin have passed me... Read more »

A Better List of Holiday Movies: So Long White Christmas!

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Tired of the usual Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life, my Christmas season movie list is a little different than the rest… Home for the Holidays This movie is hysterical and completely sums up what a good old fashioned family is all about. It’s about avoiding sensitive issues until they erupt in... Read more »

Help! My Lipoma is Growing and other True Confessions from a Suburban Mom

Help!  My Lipoma is Growing and other True Confessions from a Suburban Mom
As I look outside my home office window, I am inspired by the bare branches exposing the awkward, gnarled limbs of my once beautiful trees.  In the interest of public safety, I have decided to keep my awkward, gnarled limbs covered and write this blog post instead. So grab a sweater, a cup of the... Read more »
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The Sweat Fest is Over! Anticipating Fall in the Midwest...

The Sweat Fest is Over! Anticipating Fall in the Midwest...
A glorious cool breeze drifted through my kitchen window this morning, exposing the steamy heat of my 6 AM cup of coffee. I giggled with glee when my body broke out into goosebumps! FALL! I am not a huge fan of sweating or any temperature which makes my naturally wavy hair frizz-out more than normal.... Read more »

The History of Halloween in my Household and the Quest for the Perfect Costume

Halloween was much easier when my children were younger.  When they were infants until about the age of 3, I simply flipped through whatever cute children’s costume catalog that was stuffed in my mailbox and picked the sweetest, cuddliest, most gender-neutral (’cause I knew more babies were coming and if I was going to fork... Read more »