post Christmas limbo blahs

Current happenings: I haven’t blogged in a bajillion years. We haven’t turned the tree lights on since Christmas morning. My floor is littered with broken candy canes and the usual post-gift-opening trash: random twist ties, plastic wrappers, and scraps of paper. A few forgotten gifts lay strewn about the room, giving me the impression that […]

In which I freeze and sweat at the same time

It has been a chilly weekend here in Austin. Laugh all you want, my northern friends, but we Texans just aren’t built for this. Give us below freezing temps and a little precipitation, and the whole city practically shuts down. School started 2 hours later than usual on Friday, and Zoe’s school was cancelled altogether. […]

Some Stuff

Yes, this IS our Christmas card photo. Some stuff Tickets are still available for MomCom in January 2014. You can rub elbows with Glennon Melton of Momastery, Karen Walrond from Chookooloonks, Meredith Walker from Amy Pohler’s Smart Girls, and many more amazing speakers. And me. Two ladies I’m proud to call friends were named in […]

Another year, another Advent calendar failure

Every year at the beginning of December, I lament the fact that we don’t have an Advent calendar. When I was a kid, my grandmother always had an Advent calendar for us, a cute, hanging fabric thingy with numbered pockets and candy. Or maybe it was more the punch-out-the-chocolate variety, and probably only one year. […]