L.A. or Bust

So anyone who follows me on Facebook or Twitter already knows a little something about this, but here is the whole story. I’m going to Hollywood. Okay, I’m not really sure if it’s Hollywood. But it is L.A. and it is for something Hollywood-related. The gift lounge for the MTV Movie Awards called and they […]

Girls Night Out. Girls Night Out.

Last night I stayed up much too late. I ate dinner in a quaint bistro with another grown-up. I bought cupcakes at a storefront that only sells cupcakes.  I went to a concert.  I got carded. It was  quite a night for my 30-something-Little-League-Mom self. My friend B and I went to Portland to see […]

Just Givin’ it Away

If you’re a mom, like me, you know that we often get the short end of the proverbial stick. We are the last ones to sit down to dinner, the last ones in bed at night. The first to answer when someone has a nightmare, the first to be used as a human snot rag. […]

Help a Girl Decide, Already.

For the second year, I’m entering the Mutt Lynch Winery wine label contest, which of course, combines two of my favorite things – art and wine. The wine to be labeled will be a “Muttitage” blend of the winery’s finest barrels.  Only 500 bottles of wine will be produced and the Sonoma winery will donate 10% of the […]

The List: Podcasts

I’m a list maker. I make lists.  I make lists in my head, in the car, in the shower, while I’m trying to go to sleep. Lots of lists. It occurred to me that maybe I should use this list-making compulsion for good, rather than for the evil that is keeping me up at night […]