I am a huge researcher and planner. I’m the kind of person who will spend weeks (sometimes months) researching purchases. I can be spontaneous if necessary, but when given the option I want to be as informed as possible for anything important. Pregnancy is no exception…in fact, I am even thirstier for information when I’m…
The Pregnancy Black Out
October 26th, 2011Comments: 90
The Best House On The Street
October 25th, 2011Comments: 38
Here are three facts about me: I’m competitive, I love Halloween, and I’ve never had an ice cream headache. Only two of those things are relevant to the big event looming: Halloween in our new neighborhood. I want to be the best house on the street. Mike knows this, and has worked hard to keep…
Haunted Toys ‘R Us!
October 25th, 2011Comments: 18
In Heather’s post yesterday about things that freak her out, she mentioned that I grew up near a haunted Toys R’ Us. A number of people asked to hear the story behind it, so here it goes! I first heard about the haunted Toys ‘R Us not long after Poltergeist hit theaters back in the…
October 24th, 2011Comments: 51
There is a commercial for the movie “Paranormal Activity 3” that scares the ever-loving crap out of me. In it there are some little kids standing in front of a bathroom mirror chanting, “Bloody Mary.” They soon decide the chant didn’t work, but as they leave the bathroom you see an evil demon lady in…
Red Wine Sangria
October 21st, 2011Comments: 18
When I was a bartender I was constantly asked, “Make me your favorite drink.” Since handing people a beer wasn’t usually what they intended, I set out to find an easy drink. I eventually developed a sangria drink that I’d make at the beginning of my shift, and it always was gone by the end….