Dear Amalah, Oh my holy hell. I look like washed-up crap in photographs. Why is this? Why can’t I have skin-colored skin? I didn’t used to be so ghostly whiiiiiite! Okay, background: I am a natural strawberry-blond (glad you didn’t take the fake red route with your hair, which looks fab, BTW), pale-ish skin, some […]
First, I think you should know that I spent two hours at the dentist yesterday, and my teeth have been ground into nubbins and my tiny tiny jaws don’t cotton to being pried open for hours–and now my face, well, it hurts. (Your face hurts? It’s killing us!, laughs the Internet. HA HAHA HA HA […]
We’re taking a break from the Burning Daylight Series this week because the only daylight we’ve burned this week as a family is putting many things in boxes and then labeling those boxes. When the kids get really bored I give them markers to decorate the boxes but overall it’s not really a crafty week […]
Hi, Amy. First off. I love you. Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way, quick eyeshadow question. I am a color ditz. I totally have no idea what goes with what. So usually, I rely on my good friends, the makeup providers, to give me cute little bunches of two or four eyeshadows, […]
Teaching Your Kid how to Ride a Bike: You never forget how to do it, I’ll never forget how hard it is to teach.
I have two children, a very vague understanding of statistics might suggest to you one of them would be more physically inclined than the other. Apparently I am so very non-athletic there are some very strong ‘non physically inclined genes’ countering my husband’s soccer playing, marathon running genes over here. My son is 6 and […]
Weekend Projects sound very, um, daunting. Weekends are for rest and relaxation, right? Yep. I agree. Though a weekend project need not be stressful, but a small and delightful task. And, why not kill two birds with one stone and (try to) get your child in on the fun. Other benefits, at least for me, […]