4/ioG-0V_zQItdjFSC4odgA6e449QdP84Mr4TsyKpjOEE GINGER SNAPPED BACK ~ Page 3 of 4 ~ Yes. We are having spaghetti. Again.

If someone tells you they’re a sociopath, run. Quickly.

My parents have been together since high school and are still going strong.  My grandparents were together until the day my Grandaddy passed away.  Sociopaths don’t run in my family.  I just assumed that my love life would be relatively uneventful.  I’d meet my guy, we’d fall in love, have babies and live happily ever … Read more

Knock, knock. Who’s there? ADHD. ADHD who? ADHD all up in yo face!!!

Well, it happened.  We tried to avoid it.  We fought so hard to not get to this point, but here we are anyway. Here’s some background to get you up to speed if you don’t know our story.  My daughter is 7 (alllmost 8).  She’s smart, funny, loving, beautiful, friendly, and generous.  She’s also got a … Read more

The only kind of chicken I like is fish sticks

“The only kind of chicken I like is fish sticks!” Yeah, you read that right.  And yeah, I typed it right.  It sounds like a lead-in to a South Park joke about Kanye West, but no such luck.  That was said through tears at the dinner table about a week ago when my husband and … Read more

Super Easy Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

*This post may contain affiliate links. All this means is that if you buy stuff through my link, I might get a nickel.* I’d like to start off by saying I’ve never made a recipe in my life.  I can follow them just fine and it’s never occurred to me that I would need anything other than my family … Read more

Funny thing happened on the way to the tub today

I had JUST gotten Audri to stop crying at the prospect of taking a bath, which involves cleaning the burn on her forearm.  She has good cause to not want to deal with that mess.  Anyway, I had gotten her shirt off and then the doorbell rings.  Twice.  Ding dong, ding dong.  I go and … Read more

The #1 Reason Why I Absolutely Cannot Vote for Trump

The presidential election is only two days away.  My guess is that if you’re reading this, you’ve already decided how you’re going to cast your ballot.  I don’t think for one second that I’m going to change anyone’s mind here.  I only want the people that I know and love who are passionately pro-Trump to … Read more

Basic Rules for Shooting Pool : 8 Ball & 9 Ball

The game of billiards has changed drastically over the years.  Thought to have originated from an outdoors game resembling croquet in the 15th century, billiards has been played by everyone from powdered wig royalty to slick haired hustlers.  What we now refer to as the game of pool has seen many variations as it evolved … Read more

Why I Never Gave my Baby Away to Gypsies and I Never Will

This morning was a pretty familiar scene in our household.  Lex had been up in the night, which of course meant that I had been up with her.  She’s a super snuggle butt during the night, which is AWESOME.  She’s 7 and has ADHD and I know the snuggles are only going to get fewer … Read more

To flush or not to flush? The real facts about dumping old meds.

I’m a hoarder.  I’ve accepted it, I’ve admitted it and I’m working to remedy it.  In going through tons of stuff, I realized I’ve got medications that are older than my daughter.  My 8 year old daughter.  Sigh. I’m not a gross kind of hoarder; I don’t collect trash and my house isn’t covered in … Read more

The Worst People on the Internet

We’ve all been there.  You’re looking at a funny animal video and then WHAM!  Here comes Amy the Activist, ready to just ruin everyone’s day with her little “facts” and “statistics” about animal abuse or whatever she’s on about.  Ugh, literally the WORST people on the internet!  No, wait.  I’m not talking about Amy.  Amy’s … Read more