Monthly Archives: August 2010

things you learn from the gym

So I recently joined a gym. I haven’t been a member of a gym in about four years. My ample bottom wasn’t going to take care of itself and my children have deemed themselves incapable of functioning without keeping a 5 foot circumference of me. (Of course that is only when I am: on the […]

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Simplicity: Killing ourselves cheaply?

As many of you know I’m constantly trying to find ways to feed and care for my family in a more natural, healthy way. ¬†For the most part I think we do okay. I admit I am tempted to buy convenience foods – not for our dinners, but for snacks, lunch fillers and on-the-go type […]

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I smell school

I think this will be the title of every back to school post I do. I know it doesn’t make sense, it was an endearing little phrase that my grandpa Tom would say every August. “I smell school” he only went to school until 8th grade – which was huge in the thirties in Chicago […]

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KISS me!

I’m a day late and a dollar short. I’m posting our KISS activities a week late and the first day of school will most likely get posted in the second week some time. Ah well it’s the thought that counts, right? Okay I know that saying is usually reserved for presents – but oh hell […]

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Are you ready for some football????

Okay – to say we love football in this house is a serious understatement. We don’t love it, we live it, we have a room dedicated to it. Our children love it, even the one who isn’t entirely clear what football is other than daddy and mommy screaming at a TV when the weather gets […]

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