So you’re knocked up and nesting, and you’ve been convinced that you can’t be a Good Parent unless you buy a bunch of useless crap. I’m here to save you.
I get it. You’re about to become a Mommy and you’re going to make sure to assemble the perfect fairy tale nursery for your Precious [...]
It’s come to my attention that nobody cares about how easy it is to clean things with toothpaste and vinegar. This is because cleaning is boring and we only do it because we have to. Even I, the great and powerful Domesticrat, only clean when company’s coming. In the event that I want to take [...]
Yesterday, I turned 36. Happy Birthday to me! It was supposed to be Zero Day. As in Zero smoking, because I’d cleverly, mathematically, cut down from a carton a week to 5 packs in a week, over a week, till I woke up with zero on my birthday.
And I caved after 33 hours of [...]
I love the hell out of Facebook, but I prefer to be the one in charge of deciding what I see on my newsfeed. I make use of the preloaded Close Friends and Family lists, but you can make your own custom lists as well. Here’s how:
Near the bottom of the left column, [...]
TL;DR version: English, for better or worse, and I should have known that all along. Readers who actually prefer to go on a graphics-free, 800-wordcount journey, please follow me…
Yes, all 15 of you. Look. I know you’ve come to expect certain things from [...]
In my ongoing quest to purge excess stuff from my life and never spend money on boring things ever again, and also honorable pursuits like green cleaning and emulating my adorable grandmother (in terms of knowing all the secret home remedies for things, anyway), I’ve discovered that I don’t actually need an entire walk-in closet [...]
This afternoon, I was freaking out over how to get marker off the wall because my go-to cleaning solution (vinegar) was getting me absolutely no where. I posted a plea for help on my Facebook wall and watched the recommendations for Magic Eraser roll in…
…even though I knew perfectly well that white toothpaste would [...]