The Perfect Mother’s Day

Yesterday was blissful as Mother’s Day always is. Mr. G always makes a bigger fuss than necessary and I always let him. It’s my wifely duty to be a little pampered. Saturday night we couldn’t quite agree on where to eat but we all agreed that we’d be eating out. The kids wanted Laurel Tavern but they don’t really understand that it’s a bar. So they don’t understand that on a Saturday night no one wants them there. Further the place is packed and loud and Laker-y. So we drove …

Five Great Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom Bloggers

Everyone knows that my husband doesn’t love me enough to get me any of the three things I want most for mothers day. A butler A Bentley Chickens (not in my freezer either) So I’ll have to suffer through with the small luxuries I’ve become content with. Here are a few items every Mom Blogger is dying for. A new computer. I’ve been testing out the ASUS All In One PC ET2700INKS at $1500 it’s not cheap, but it’s beautiful and it’s fast and Windows 7 is a joy. A …

We Didn’t Pass All the Interviews

Jane’s Outward Bound application is¬†officially¬†complete. Yesterday she had a ten minute phone call with someone from their staff. She stood in the courtyard at school on my phone shuffling her feet, smiling, laughing and saying things like, “I’m kind of nervous about that but I’m excited too.” and after a lot of yeses and nos she kicked her heels in the air, handed the phone to me and sang out, “He said to tell you that I’ve been accepted.” So Outward Bound is official and now I’m nervous about the …