Buying A House Kinda Sucks Until You Get Those Keys

I haven't been blogging nearly as much as I was for awhile, and it's because I've been caught up in the very stressful and time-consuming process of buying a house. I've always been a big fan of HGTV but I never realized how stressful and anxiety-inducing the house-buying process actually is until my husband and… Continue reading Buying A House Kinda Sucks Until You Get Those Keys

German Potato Salad: No Mayonnaise!!

It's been getting pretty warm here in NC and it's time to bust out the summer recipes. One thing I've always been curious about is why potato salad ALWAYS has mayonnaise in it. I think mayonnaise is one of the most disgusting things in the world, basically a crime against food, so I don't include… Continue reading German Potato Salad: No Mayonnaise!!

Brunch With The Family: So Much Better Than Bars

I love weekends, but not for the same reasons I did when I was single. Back in those days, weekends meant partying at bars, hooking up, and generally risking getting myself in a lot of trouble. Now that I'm married and settled down into a responsible lifestyle, my favorite thing to do on weekends is… Continue reading Brunch With The Family: So Much Better Than Bars

This Isn’t Your Mom’s Meatloaf

Meatloaf has a reputation in the food world of being not quite as prestigious as other forms of meat, and I'm not exactly sure why. Maybe the singer Meatloaf ruined it for the food? There's no musical artist (and I'm using that term loosely) called Meatball, and everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs, which are nearly… Continue reading This Isn’t Your Mom’s Meatloaf

Playing With Dogs: It’s All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets A Black Eye

Last night, I was sitting on my couch playing with my dogs just like any other night. Even though Miles is 70 lbs and almost as tall as I am (that doesn't take much), he's young and he still thinks he's a little puppy, and he likes to stretch out in my lap while I… Continue reading Playing With Dogs: It’s All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets A Black Eye

Dream Cheating

Cheating is never good. I mean, there's a whole show devoted to catching unfaithful partners in the act so that their significant others can upgrade to someone better. Perhaps my affinity for watching Cheaters, Maury, etc has something to do with the strange dream I had last night. In my dream, I was wandering around… Continue reading Dream Cheating

12 Things That Irritate Me About Movies And TV

Everyone loves watching movies and TV (well, except for those pretentious douches who pretend they're too good to be entertained by screens, anyway). Sometimes, however, the onscreen characters' shenanigans just get too ridiculously unrealistic for me and it's irritating. For example: They're always dressed up in street clothes, full makeup, jewelry, and wearing shoes INSIDE… Continue reading 12 Things That Irritate Me About Movies And TV