Redditors Rule the World

I’m a Reddit lurker. I’ve only posted a few things there, and they haven’t been received well. I do find things and share them from Reddit to Twitter, because some of the things you find on Reddit are so fabulous they beg to be shared. Although I read Reddit daily (more than once daily, I use Alien Blue when I’m bored… which is too often), I’m not a huge part of their community, though they are a part of mine. Reddit has a Secret Santa program, and this is the …

Hanukkah: Night Two

I should have told you about the first night, but I was in a Suf Ganiot (jelly donut) stupor. Last night my Dad and Stepmother came for candle lighting and supper. The kids were excited to open their first round of gifts (trust me the excitement wanes by the third night), and even more happy to have company for candle lighting and dinner. Since I didn’t provide you with a gift guide this year I’ll let you know what the kids have opened in the last two nights. Alexander got …

Giving: All The Ways I Am Bad At It

If you are a parent at my child’s school, please click on something else right now (like maybe some Palin Porn). Everyone else, get ready to change your opinion of me. I am not a giver. I do give, but not with my whole heart. I’m a selfish giver. I give to Project Angel Food because they gave to me. I give to LLS, because people I love need that research. I give to Epic Change because they bring me joy. I give to many other organizations, and I almost …

About That Holiday Gift Guide

I don’t have one. I won’t be publishing one, and I’d really like to tell you why. I’ve published gift guides in the past, but they pretty much suck. I’ve never read a gift guide and thought, “ooh she’s speaking to me”. If you’re a Mom and you want to buy gifts for your children here’s my tip to you: Give them a blank piece of paper and a pen, they will make you a list. They might even ask for a second sheet of paper. Buy the items on …