Joie d’Eve

Cinnamon Cures Everything

I think it was Wednesday night around 8:42 when I started to feel like I'd well and truly lost the plot. That was the moment that found me holding a ginger ale-and-cinnamon-encrusted Elf on the Shelf by his face over…

My Greatest Blessings

Without any of my trademark cynicism, I can honestly say that my kids are the greatest reason to be thankful.

Wake Up Call

The only benefit to getting me mad about attacks of press freedom


Technology is thwarting my efforts to be a “cool mom.”

Two Bears

A.A. Milne might have been on to something here.

School’s Back In

Sort of? Mostly? In many places? How can we make school zones speeds more obvious?

Areas of Un-Expertise

Summer blog topics I have no idea about: Beachy summer hair Fun flat lays of summer fashion trends Healthy green smoothies Best rosés Flirting with your summer crush Homemade gourmet popsicles These are not things I know anything about anymore…