Hubby is retiring in exactly one month. It’s exciting. It’s terrifying. It’s overwhelming. We are going through massive changes in our lives and I am not one to deal well with change. But today, we made a decision that I feel good about. It totally changes our plans. No more log cabin. Instead, we put […]
We decided to take a quick trip to New Hampshire, just the two of us, for the husband’s birthday. It was really good getting away for a few days, just the two of us. I have not traveled up north much so I was really surprised by how incredibly beautiful it was. It reminded me […]
I did it. I succumbed to the peer pressure. I bought a pressure cooker. We don’t do anything half assed, so we bought a giant 10 quart so we can feed our herd. First, we used it to make the pork roast for our tamales. Because it’s Christmas eve, and tamales. It’s tradition and shit. […]
Jack is my chocolate lab. He’s really big. And he’s really dumb. But I love him. More than most people. Not my people, just other people.
I hate baking. And not just because my last name was Crocker. That means I should love baking, right? I also hate sweets. Which should mean I weigh a whole heck of a lot less than I do. But I don’t. So when my kids ask for a dessert, I break out one of my […]
Tips for help you cut corners where you can so you can stop half ass the whole mom gig. Spend less time on the little things so you can have more time for the big things.
Today’s half assed mom tip is How to reheat leftover mac and cheese without ending up with a rubbery lump of crap no kid will eat. The secret? Milk. Pour some milk in the bottom of the pan, warm it up and dump in your congealed lump of leftover mac and cheese. As the milk […]