Halloween, Part 2

Okay, so today was Real Halloween, meaning we got to dress in the costumes we wanted, not the mamby-pamby restrictive versions. Masks, face paint, knives, unibrows – we’ve got it all. Now, where are all those trick-or-treaters? Happy Halloween, everyone!

Halloween, Part 1

I’m a little behind the eight ball this year with regard to Halloween. I mean, we took that vacation earlier this month so I didn’t have time (read: energy) to decorate the house like I usually do. Plus, my husband put our upright freezer right underneath the door to the attic, so I can’t go […]


We try to meet up every year with my sister and her kids in October so we can go to Disneyland during Halloweentime. The cousins have a week off in October, but we do not so the Rossman kids end up playing hookey from school. (Don’t worry! They take their homework with them!) Anyway, this post […]

While I’m Out…

I’m going on vacation! Tomorrow the kids and I are heading out on a road trip where we’re going to drive 957.2 miles together, in the same car and then we’ll spend five days riding rides and eating Mickey Mouse-shaped pretzels and even trick-or-treating at The Happiest Place on Earth. I’ll be back in a week. […]

Down on the Farm

We live in the city. Not like a really big city or anything, but a neighborhood, where the kids are walking distance from school and I could ride my bike to the store if I wanted to. (I don’t.) As a kid, I grew up in the country, ten miles out of our small town. […]