The Bullsh*t

It may sound harsh but my tolerance for unnecessary bullshit has rapidly declined since I became a Mom. I think to outsiders it may appear that I have become selfish but I’m at a point in my life where I’m just trying to keep my head above water. And be the best mother I can be. … [Read more…]

The Big Kolache

My family doesn’t have family members, we have characters. When my family walks into an event, you  are keenly aware. My sister in law, who has just relocated from Thailand, has nicknamed us the “Kolache Family” because well, we love kolaches. And sausage. And beer. My dad is specifically called the “Big Kolache.” I’m not … [Read more…]

Spring “Break”

So, much to my surprise, I am actually getting a little “break” this spring break. I pulled a Hail Mary on Sunday and called my parents who live about 3 hours away and asked if they wanted to “maybe, possibly, no pressure of course (hold my breath),” watch Carlos for part of the week. My … [Read more…]

Sweet Little Lies

Before I became a Mom I was told all about the highlights of parenting. The ups. The downs. The laughs. The tears. The nights of sleep deprivation. And of course, all the poop I would be wiping on a regular basis. I felt like I had a decent grip on what being a Mom was … [Read more…]

Going Bananas…

Holy sh*t, Mondays are hard. I hate to start a blog as a rant because Moms and supposed to be happy and handle things gracefully and keep their complaining to a minimum. Especially a Mom with ONLY one child. What could be so hard about taking care of one sweet, beautiful, 4 year old? I … [Read more…]

Not on my watch….

I’ve always been a little crazy conservative with who cares for my child and have always thought no one could do as good of a job as me. I would call myself a very cautious and over-protective Mom in general but my husband would probably say that a better description is “up-tight” and “controlling.” I run … [Read more…]

Shrimp Scampi

I was shocked when I had three friends tell me that they actually tried my last recipe so I decided that I’m going to start posting one of my favorite recipes every week. I really want to share meals that appear to be gourmet but are fairly simple and the whole family can eat with … [Read more…]