What I’m Into Lately: March 2015

March has felt a lot like spinning tea cups. It’s been a month of “hold on tight, this could get nauseating” mixed with a lot of fun. We went on a Spring Break vacation with the kids, stressed out over holes in the house, got my son his first pair of glasses and fought violently with our printer. The weather keeps switching between warm sun … Continue reading What I’m Into Lately: March 2015

A Rite of Passage: His First Glasses

I was in the 4th grade when I was told I needed glasses. I barely understood what I was walking into but I walked out with a death sentence. Odds of Being Cool Now: Zero I’m not sure if there were simply no stylish glasses to be found in the late 80’s-90’s or if a side effect to being basically poor was that we couldn’t … Continue reading A Rite of Passage: His First Glasses

weekly geekly: the best of the interblag [3.22.15]

I just got back from a geektastic spring vacation with the family and I’m still getting back into some semblance of a normal routine. While I attempt to wake up and talk myself into doing laundry, here are some cool things I’ve seen or read online recently. I kind of want to try this crazy coffee recipe at The Pioneer Woman but I’ll admit, I’m … Continue reading weekly geekly: the best of the interblag [3.22.15]

Spring Break: Geeking out at the Wisconsin Dells

We went on vacation this week. Our kids have spring break a few weeks before the rest of the town. A fringe benefit to private education is having Spring Break all to ourselves I guess. That and the stellar education and lack of common core. Whatev. We stayed at the Mount Olympus Hotel Rome. I’m not sure I can recommend it in good conscience. We’ve … Continue reading Spring Break: Geeking out at the Wisconsin Dells

The Top 10 Books Feeling Neglected on My Nightstand

I’ve been having a season of book hoarding – great books coming at me at discounts I can’t pass up because: books. It’s the usual song and dance number: so many books, so little time. Right now I have some sure to be amazing books waiting to get in line for an opportunity to be The Next Book Jen Goes Fangirl Over. Contenders include: Yes … Continue reading The Top 10 Books Feeling Neglected on My Nightstand