When our toilet seat breaks, my son and I invent the traveling toilet seat plan.
Sometimes the more we plan, the more Murphy and life's hick-ups disrupt our plans.
Sometimes when you need a nap, others are keeping you from your nap.
Sometimes when a sock gets a hole in the toe there are lots of possibilities for its second life.
Finding and bagging an MOB dress has more etiquette rules than first imagined.
So who is using all the toilet paper in our house and how come they never replace the used rolls?
I loved grocery shopping as a child, but now it has lost some of its charm.
Dad's reading aloud to me as a child was a small thing to him, but a big thing to me.
Giving Noise Putty to boys at my son's birthday party doesn't produce the best results.
My 12th summer, my brother, sister, mom and I canned 1,243 jars of fruits and vegetables. We desperately needed Canners Anonymous, but couldn't find one.
Tidying a garage is not always as easy as it seems, especially when it involves a tarp and ropes.
When spiders starts crawling into my dry and warm basement every fall I have several methods for dealing with them and their cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Sometimes a quick trip to the grocery store and self-checking a cart of groceries turns into your worst nightmare.
Most people think spraying is easy. Little do they realize the self-control, the analytical math mind, and the sense of timing that accompany this job.
A camping trip goes crazy when a squirt gun wielding guy tries to take out all the flying insects.
Bunny Foo Foo, a small young bunny, has been sneaking into my yard to fill himself up in the early morning and in the cool of the evenings on the tender young parts of my perennials.
Chaos develops when we learn how to play Fictionary, a word game that takes an active imagination and the talent of making something unbelievable seem like truth.
When my spendthrift sister and I try to book a trip together using hotel point, we run into a bit of a snag.
This episode tries to get the answers to some of life's mysteries that haunt us in the middle of sleepless nights. Questions like, when to call a company so as not to be put on hold as soon as your call is answered? Where does the deja-vu feeling come from? How long can two people take a shower before running out of hot water?
Sometimes you think you have breakfast under control, and then a waffles gets stuck in the waffle iron and your day suddenly turns into much different experience.
Sometimes people make us doubt our self, which can lead to a disastrous overhaul of some area of our life. Sometimes though, we need to just keep being our self.
This story is about those peace invading, pesky, almost invisible fruit flies that move into one's house and remain as unwelcome guests.