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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

This is an adapted version of the recipe I found on the Baking ChocolaTess, via Pinterest, in a desperate search to find a way to both use up our rapidly browning bananas and a fun muffin recipe I could make with my son.  If you’re interested in the results and my life, I wrote a… Continue reading Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

proceed with caution · screw the status quo

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Greeting Cards

Disclaimer:  If you find true joy in purchasing and sending greeting cards, carry on!  This post was written for those who feel obligated to do so. I'm about to say something blasphemous. Mother's Day is a sham. A real holiday is one where there is no work and a huge feast involved (presents optional.)  Mother's… Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Buy Greeting Cards

the insanity

10 Little Monkeys, Mainstream Style

This little gem popped up on my Facebook newsfeed from Huffington Post Good News. It is definitely hilarious.  I was part of two attachment parenting groups, and... well... let's just say that the satire was well deserved. I have discovered, however, that the most pot shots that are taken (both humorous and decidedly not) are against the alternative… Continue reading 10 Little Monkeys, Mainstream Style

the boy · the inner workings

Misunderstanding the Definition of “Me Time”

My husband was kind enough to let me take the time between putting the boy to bed and midnight all for myself. I know it's silly, but I spent the first hour picking up both the kitchen and living room.  The living room had been driving me crazy for days, especially since I had to… Continue reading Misunderstanding the Definition of “Me Time”