Taking Back The Night: A Mattress Story

Sunday afternoon we decided to stop by Sleepys to look at mattresses. We’ve been loathing our current mattress situation for two years now, my husband for six, as it was his mattress as a teenager and before we married. It was one of those BJs specials, where you get the entire bed, frame, mattress, box spring for like $100 or something. And it was crap … Continue reading Taking Back The Night: A Mattress Story

Looking Fine 2009: Week 6 of the Slumpity Slump

Stagnant. Completely utterly stagnant. I neither gained, nor lost a single ounce this week. So let’s recap, shall we? Last week I decided that I would only eat snacks at night if I both drank 3 glasses of water AND exercised. I did that. I exercised EVERY DAMN NIGHT, got my 3 glasses of water and in my humble opinion didn’t overdo the snacking thing… … Continue reading Looking Fine 2009: Week 6 of the Slumpity Slump

Pride & Prejudice: Cinematic Duke Out

I’ve now watched or attempted to watch 3 versions of Pride and Prejudice in “movie” format – the contenders included: Pride and Prejudice movie (1940) Pride and Prejudice movie (2005) Pride and Prejudice BBC Miniseries (1995) The results of these three movies were varied indeed, so let’s break it down, shall we? The 1940’s Pride and Prejudice starred Laurence Olivier (Mr. Darcy) and Greer Garson … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice: Cinematic Duke Out

Momma Stays Up Late-ish and Watches the Teen Choice Awards and then Blogs About it, Because She Can

So I went back and forth, trying to decide if I should spend the night blogging or watch the Teen Choice Awards? Then I thought to myself, why not do both?? I was a little embarrassed to be watching it, truth be told and kind of glad dh had gone to sleep so he didn’t have to witness it but I also didn’t have to … Continue reading Momma Stays Up Late-ish and Watches the Teen Choice Awards and then Blogs About it, Because She Can

Things I Love Thursday: Getting Stuff for Sort of Free: My Amazon Visa

This is my first attempt at a Things I Love Thursday, but I just wanted to share with you that I love, love, love my Amazon Visa Credit Card for one major reason – I know you’ve all probably heard of / used a credit card that gives you rewards points, maybe from a store you frequent. My father used to use a Harley Visa, … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday: Getting Stuff for Sort of Free: My Amazon Visa