Category Archives: Humor

The Funny Things Kids Say

Last night as we left the house to go get some dinner, my husband noticed the gas tank was on empty. So we headed over to the gas station and he got out to fill up the tank. While we … Continue reading

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Music – In All Its Forms

I’ve been ruminating on the nature of music lately. It is so much a part of our daily lives, that it has become almost an inextricable part of every activity we do. Driving from one appointment to the next incites … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Bubbling Teriyaki Sauce

I was cooking dinner the other day – chicken teriyaki – when a very odd thing happened. My teriyaki sauce, began to bubble uncontrollably after I added the cornstarch. Yes, I do know which blog I’m posting on, this is … Continue reading

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Silly Stuff – “Spinkters” and Badly Timed Owies

The other day Emily looked over at the dog and said, “Daddy! The dog is licking her spinkter [sphincter] again!” He swears he is at a loss as to where she learned such a word. I just rolled my eyes, … Continue reading

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Jokes and “Favorite” Phrases

So a battery walks into a bar and the man points to a sign, WE DON’T SERVE BATTERIES, and the battery says, “Aw, c’mon man, I just want one drink.” The man says, “Well, okay, but don’t you start anything! … Continue reading

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Little Abigail and the Beautiful Pony

So Emily was watching some old Simpsons episodes the other day. Go on, tell me I’m a bad mother for sitting her in front of the tv and letting her watch crap – heck, I NEEDED a break, man! In … Continue reading

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“No Talking!” (Bad Mommies, Bad Mommies!)

We are now heading into our third week of homeschool and I have to say, it is great. Except for one rather odd blip on the homeschool radar, Emily and I both love it. As for the blip… The ballet … Continue reading

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Tackling Step 1 – Admitting I’m An Addict

I’ve been ignoring the dark truth for way too long. It’s high time I confessed. I’m an addict. It’s true. And that’s one of the reasons why homeschooling is so attractive to me. Because I get to feed my addiction … Continue reading

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The Cheese Stands Alone

Kids are amazing, magical creatures. They are also down-to-earth, practical and funny. Today we went grocery shopping, first to Wal-Mart and then to Aldi’s. As we drove away, heading home, Dave began to sing… The cheese stands alone, The cheese … Continue reading

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“That’s MY Egg”

Our chickens (we have 14 hens) are now steadily producing eggs…to the tune of about 6-7 eggs per day and the number will increase. Emily is in love with the eggs, the idea of the eggs, and is often more … Continue reading

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