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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Add “Going To College” To The Growing List of Greedy Reasons To Host A Shower

August 5, 2014

My husband and I have no kids, but love our nieces and nephews very much. We take them to the movies and try to spend time with all of them. This past September, my niece left for her first year of college in a neighboring state. In March, we gave her a generous cash birthday […]

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