It is astonishing how bad you can feel if your hair is greasy and there are wet milk circles on your pajama top, and the baby first refuses to nurse and then screams steadily throughout the rest of the events of this paragraph, and then your son calls from the bathroom that you have an opportunity to look for the metal ball he swallowed two days ago, and the ball is still not there and then the toilet clogs and you can't unclog it, and you go back out to the living room and notice a cat has barfed on the couch, and there's a bad smell coming from somewhere in the house, and remember that baby has been screaming this whole time.
So let's not talk about that! I have a different topic. My mom and I were trying to pin down which elements of a wedding make it seem tacky or tasteful, over-the-top or lovely, etc. My mom and I are similar in many ways, but we didn't agree completely.
We have to tread a little carefully here, don't we, because the things one person considers tac-KAY, another person thinks are awesome and romantic. On the other hand, it's the snarky comments about the tackiness of weddings we've attended that make this conversation the dirty little pleasure it is, so, you know, don't hold back too much. My day could use some happy snarking.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 1 of 2 - I have TWO 8-year-olds to buy for, so I’m going to split it up into two posts. Today will be the things we’re getting for Edward. I dislike saying “Gift id...