Monthly Archives: September 2013

It’s Raining Hats GIVEAWAY Win the cutest ever pumpkin hat for your toddler at parentwin.com!

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Recipe Monday – Easy Meat Turnovers

This meatpie uses a homemade version of “manwich” which is so good, especially for kids! Ingredients:   2 lb ground beef (80/20)1 1/2 large onions, chopped, about 2 cups total1 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp onion powder2 Tbs fresh ground black pepper2 … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Sausage and Rice Dish

So, I don’t have an amazing name for this because I made it up myself, but it’s basically delicious, throw-everything-together fare.     It involves: Sausage Onions Peppers Diced Tomatoes Black Beans Cheddar Cheese Yellow Rice Salt Pepper Chicken or … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Ignore It

Problem:  Even though your kids (by which, of course, I mean my kids), are making great strides toward become actual rational human beings, they still turn into puddles of teary snot when you don’t give them what they want. (And you … Continue reading

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FYI (If You’re a Human Being)

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably by now seen the cocky, controlling, pretty weird letter written by Kim Hall to all teenage girls her teenage boys may ever come into contact with online. There have already been a number of amazing responses, … Continue reading

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FYI (if you’re a teenage boy)

Women of integrity  also don’t write incredibly mean, self-righteous posts that slut-shame teenage girls. via FYI (if you’re a teenage boy).

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Seven Decidedly Normal Fashions That Could Get You in Big Trouble

Looking around at the working and school world, it seems to me there are an awful lot of rules about what one should and shouldn’t wear, and some of them, honestly, are downright ridiculous.   In this world of third-wave feminism, … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Gorgonzola Crusted New York Strip Steak

I wanted to try something a little different on our steak this time, and it came out really well!   Ingredients for Crumb Topping: 3 tablespoons butter, softened 2 ounces creamy gorgonzola cheese 1 clove garlic, minced Freshly cracked black … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Entitlement

Problem:   Your kid is entitled (and by your kid, I mean my kids). He’s so entitled. You give him a toy plane (oh, I don’t know, for example) and instead of saying thank you and playing with the plane, he … Continue reading

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