Is There A Doctor In The House?

August 18, 2014

This happened a long time ago, but it is one of those things that wanders through my mind periodically and I wanted to see if my indignation is justified. I was visiting the beach house of my best friend’s sister. I had a nodding acquaintance with sister “Jane” and husband “Don” and Jane had stated […]

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Feel Good Friday – Dancing The Boogie

August 15, 2014

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Cheapest Thank You Note

August 14, 2014

After sitting with this situation for a few months, I thought you and the E-Hellions might be able to use this story as an example of how to make a Thank You note feel as cheap as possible… I was recently invited to the baby shower of a relative, Amy. Seeing as I was unable […]

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The $30 Drama Llama

August 13, 2014

Hello! I never thought I’d have this issue but I believe I have a greedy SIL.  She isn’t really my SIL, more my brother’s girlfriend but they’ve been together so long and have a family together we just call her my SIL now. My issue is as followed: For her birthday neither my sister or […]

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The Little Black Dress Doesn’t Do Funerals

August 11, 2014

I was recently told that I committed an egregious faux pas concerning funeral etiquette. I do not think I did, so I wanted to ask the Dame and E-Hellions. When I was in high school, I knew “Madonna” through mutual friends. I would define the relationship as acquaintances; we knew each other and traveled in […]

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Well Intentioned But Still Shallow Stupid

August 11, 2014

This is a story of someone who meant very well, I do understand that. But it still hurt. My husband and I have tried for years to have children, sadly without success. It’s a very painful subject that we don’t discuss with others. Sometimes we tell our immediate family where we are with it, but […]

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Feel Good Friday – Never, Ever Give Up

August 8, 2014

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Fund My Career Change….And Babysitting….And Food…..And Rent

August 7, 2014

My husband got an invite to “donate” to a GoFundMe account from a former coworker. The ask? $20,000 for a Tattoo apprenticeship! She is asking people to not only pay the $5,000 for the (2 year) apprenticeship, but childcare for her daughter, meals and rent during that time! Her husband is a tradesman (which, in […]

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