Feel Good Friday – Marble Machine

May 26, 2017

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Cringe-Worthy Party Exit

May 25, 2017

My whole family was invited in May of 2010 to a high school graduation party. My younger sister and I spent several years competing on a privately owned dance team, and the girl graduating had been our teammate. The two sets of parents also became friends through dance company events and competitions. My sister is […]

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Wedding Wednesday – Dye That Red Hair!

May 24, 2017

We haven’t seen a Bridezilla of this caliber here on EHell in a long time. The bride and her bridesmaids are all brunettes…except one who has ginger colored hair. Normally, for sane people, this would not be a problem but this bridezilla considered her bridesmaid’s natural red hair to be “attention-grabbing” which would “take away […]

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Classroom Party Treats Are Really Important…Not

May 23, 2017

This is late coming, but thought you might enjoy it. On Valentine’s Day, I was room mother in charge of the party and the refreshments. There were 5 other moms who said they would help. In plenty of time, I called each one and put each in charge of something: one mom in charge of […]

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Tacky Tourists In A Strange Land

May 22, 2017

Several years ago, my sister’s husband was stationed in Germany with the Air Force. He was born in Austria, so spoke perfect German. They and their 18 month old baby were living off base in a small town, where most of the residents spoke only a little English, so my sister became fluent in German […]

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Odd Mom Behavior

May 18, 2017

When I was 7 or 8 I became very good friends with a girl named “Mary”. She was a year younger than me, and her mother was somewhere around her mid-thirties. We were often at each others’ houses whether on weekdays or weekends. Our mothers, while not friends, were friendly and trusted each other. If […]

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Wedding Wednesday – Sologamy May Be The Hot Trend In Weddings But You Won’t Be Getting A Gift From Me

May 17, 2017

In the new trend called “sologamy,” women are committing themselves to themselves with their own wedding ceremony. These women, such as self-styled “sologamist” Erika Anderson, throw on a white gown, invite their close friends and family and marry themselves in a legally nonbinding way. “I would describe it as women saying yes to themselves,” Anderson, […]

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Counting Photographs

May 16, 2017

I’m not sure if this even qualifies as an etiquette breach, but it’s certainly strange. My SIL used to be a relatively normal, fun lady. We were close. Over the years, she’s become more and more like my MIL, which means that her brother (my husband) and I find less and less that we have […]

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