Archive for July 2011

New Fashion Trend or Old Item Repurposed?

New Fashion Trend or Old Item Repurposed?
I think it is great that young girls are given so many ways of expressing their individuality through new and exciting fashion trends. That being said.. A friend and I took our kids to the movies Friday night and I noticed that an awful amount of tweens had what looked like feathers in their hair.  Everywhere I... Read more »

No Kids Allowed!

No Kids Allowed!
This is a free country where you should, regardless of race, age or gender, be able to frequent any establishment of your choosing. That being said… Your family will be turned away at McDains restaurant, just outside of Pittsburgh,  if you have kids under 6 years old.  Owner, Mike Vuick, has had enough of the... Read more »

Fancy Shmancy

Fancy Shmancy
Sure, your house is picturesque and perfect in every way.  Each room looks like a page out of one of the professional design magazines.  That being said.. A home should be livable.  Sofas are meant to be sat on, not admired from from the next room.  If a pillow does not feel good when you place... Read more »
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Justice For Caylee?

Justice For Caylee?
I have an extreme amount of respect for our justice system and what it represents, though I have yet to fully grasp what specifically determines guilt in accordance with our laws. That being said.. When I heard that Casey Anthony was NOT GUILTY in the death of her daughter, Caylee, I wanted to scream.  I... Read more »

Chinese Hero-Mom

Chinese Hero-Mom
By now we have all heard of the heroic feat of baby-saving greatness that happened in Hangzhou, China.   How wonderful of that woman to think and act fast to save the life of that poor baby who fell 10 stories from an apartment window. That being said… It was a Chinese girl who showed everyone... Read more »

Bitch Slap vs Regular Slap

Bitch Slap vs Regular Slap
While at the grocery store, my daughter accidentally (key word**accidentally**) pushed our cart into the backside of another shopper.  I apologized immediately, as did my daughter and I was surprised that she wasn’t so forgiving.   Her only response was an eye roll and a snide comment.  That being said… Dear Mean Shopping Cart Lady…I understand that it was probably... Read more »
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