Tag: halloween

Get into the Halloween spirit with these freaktastic Chicago events!

This year, we are skipping the pumpkin patches/apple farms because frankly, THEY’RE ALL THE SAME (I know, womp womp). Basically, we spend an hour driving to wait in line to park, pay a $12 bazillion entry fee, eat a donut, feed some nasty goats, pick some apples and drive home. It’s always the same “experience”... Read more »

Making dreams comes true for one Brony at a time

EK’s obsession with My Little Pony continues. I would go as far as calling him a hardcore Brony. Our Halloween plans are set : 1. 1 rainbow dash sweatshirt 2. Pair of blue pants with hooves sewed on (don’t even ask me how this will happen). Done and done (brushes hands off). But here is... Read more »

How to Kill Romance: Pose With Your Mom's Used Lingerie

Do you know what the most unromantic gift to give to your wife on your second, seventh anniversary (story to follow)? Gravel. OK, not really. I mean, I really didn’t get the gravel. But I also forgot our anniversary for the second time this year. Yes, we have two anniversaries because we decided to get... Read more »
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Three AM Musings: Dentures, Diapers and Debt

Mr. Swirley is gone for this week. This means the following: – My main caloric source is cereal. Lots and lots of cereal. – There are no milk glasses left on the table in the morning and all of the throw pillows are still expertly placed ON the couch 24 HOURS/DAY. – No one is... Read more »
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