Willow Smith Halloween Costume How-To :Whip Your Hair!

HAIR.4 letters. So much meaning.It’s important. Yes it is.  And it’s caused me a WHOLE LOT OF TROUBLE in my life.My hair is thick and coarse and wavy and frizzy. But it doesn’t seem the least bit curly. How in the heck can that be? I don’t know. I’ve been asking God that myself for the last 35 years.My girls all have varying amounts of hair, all coarse, all curly.And generally, we straighten it, because it’s easier that way.And every time I put a hair dryer to their hair, or mine I think “WHYYYYYY! Read more […]


I don’t know how she does it.No, seriously. I really don’t know how she does it.I just spent the last 5 minutes sprinting down my street with my hair in a scraggly ponytail (from last night) my husbands too big basketball shorts on, and a holey t-shirt, trying to catch a school bus because my kids left their snacks and the PTA sign up form for the Spaghetti Dinner THAT WAS DUE TODAY on the kitchen counter.The bus came. The bus went.Approximately 2 minutes before I ever got there.  So there I stood, Read more […]

Gigantic Banana Split Sundae and Heaven Help Me by George Michael

“Heaven help me, heaven help me.Talk to strangers, talk to strangers.Heaven help me.Over you.Help me over you.I can’t seem to take these changes.Everything reminds my heart of you.”These lyrics keep going through my mind, on repeat.Over and over again.Don’t worry, Mr. Woo isn’t leaving me.This one is.Yesterday, she started kindergarten.Not a tear was shed. Not a mommy, “Don’t go.” She just walked with determination. With a mission in mind. Forward. Onward. Without looking back.She did give me Read more […]

Fresh Strawberry Lemonade and Somewhere Only We Know by Keane

Summer Weekend Galveston, TXLook hard. There’s something in there. Coffee Bean Flake.  Cruise Ship. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -That is what I did this past weekend.That, and listen to my new favorite song about 10,000 times.http://youtu.be/Oextk-If8HQIt’s all I can do. Man, I love it.And something else I love and can’t stop thinking about.This.It’s Strawberry Lemonade. Sooooooo good.I didn’t even order it. I just drank hers (my sister) and his (my husband).So Read more […]

Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake, Mother’s Day, Birthdays and The Script – For The First Time

I was frantic.8:30 pm. Grocery cart in hand. Standing in the middle of the Target grocery isle.I speedily flew up and down the isles searching for semi-sweet chocolate, heavy cream, chips, snacks, breads, meats. Tomorrow is Bella’s birthday.  My 070-684 sweet baby Bella. Who loves me so. Who has to play in a Softball tournament on her birthday. I’m determined to fix an array of all her perfect treats of fresh fruit, sub sandwiches, and chocolate cake. I have to make this day perfect.  I want Read more […]

How to Make a Simple Hair Accessory & Keri Hilson ~ Pretty Girl Rock

Me:    What did you just say?Soledad (4):    Silence.Me:    Warwick! What did Soli just say?Warwick:    I don’t know.Soledad eyes wild, with her eye brows pinched in the middle. She has a smirk on her face that is dancing in mischeviousness.Me: Soledad! What. did. you. just. say???Her smiles widens, she places her hand on her hip, and tilts her head to the side.Soledad (4):   Don’t hate me ’cause I’m beautiful.And then she skipped off into the sunset.I’m not even playing.  That girl Read more […]

50 Reasons Why I Love My Husband ~ The Pussycat Dolls – "Stickwitu"

1. Because you almost always sing in the shower.2. And it’s ALWAYS, ALWAYS off key.3. Because you don’t want to go to a “crowded over priced restaurant” on Valentine’s Day, but will if only I ask.4. You talk to me even when my eyes are closing and clearly I’m not listening.5. And that doesn’t even bother you, and you don’t get mad.6. You love our children just as much as I do.7. You call me from work just to tell me a whole bunch of nothing.8. You don’t walk on the carpet with your shoes, most days.9. Read more […]

Fake Pho – Fo’ Show or Something quite similiar to Pho’ (Vietnamese beef and rice noodle soup) though technically you can’t call it that, for sure & Please Don’t Go ~ by Mike Posner

I have a new favorite song.I’ve been wanting to tell you for sometime now, but I couldn’t find any food to adequately display the feelings that I have for this song.When I hear it, I turn up the radio really loud. I ignore my children.  If my children continue to talk to me whilst I play my hymn, I turn it up even louder, and sway my hips harder.If they still continue to talk, I take drastic measures. I quickly jerk my head in their direction, shoot fire lasers from my eyes, and blow icy breath Read more […]

Ke$ha – We R Who We R

New Year’s Resolution #1:To Keep Up With the Laundry.- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – -There is pee in the sheets.There is pee on the pillows.There is pee in clothes and in places I dare not mention.Pee, Pee, Pee.This is the reason I hate to do the laundry.I avoid it like the plague.I have even considered decorating my laundry room in the theme of Twilight – New Moon (my fave book), just so that I can bear to walk into that room bravely and do my duty.But alas, not even that sweet nugget of Edward Read more […]

Spinach Frittata, Usher – There Goes My Baby & Yvonne’s Comment

This is me grovelling.This is me saying I’m sorry.  “Sorry, Mr. Woo.”Sometimes I’m not so good at being a wife.Sometimes I’m tired and I just can’t.  Sometimes I’m mean, and I just won’t.Sometimes all I want is a hug, but I won’t give one.I’m gonna try 200% today, Mr. Woo ~ because you deserve it.Because you are the best there ever was, and because you think I’m beautiful even when I’m tore up and I’ve got crud in my eyes.Because everytime I hear this song, I know it’s how you feel about me . Read more […]