Closing Up Shop

rottenecards election results kids

Well, what felt like the longest campaign season in history is now over and, as both sides break down their election ┬áposts, I’ve been thinking about closing up a different kind of shop — The Baby Shop. As everyone knows, this is a biggie. There are so many things to consider. Of course, I always thought I’d want three or more kids, as I grew up in an Irish Catholic family. Although I only have one brother, my dad was {Read More}

Fred and Olive, This One’s For You (A Dog Tale)

pugs in a car

Some days I like my dogs better than my kids. Oh come on now — don’t get your panties in a bunch. I said “LIKE,” not “LOVE.” I’m not *that* crazy. But I’m definitely one of those dog owners who makes the cast from Best in Show look normal. It’s funny because, on a girls weekend a couple of years ago, we got talking about our dogs, and some of us declared our undying love for the pooches, while other {Read More}

Holidays Are For Eating

rottenecard holiday eating

Just posting this for Pinterest’s sake – gotta spread the word about my blog. So suck it, skinny bitches, as the holidays are for eating!

Dear Target

footie pajamas

I want to hate/fuck you, Target. My parents have waged a serious non-swearing campaign when it comes to my blog, but how else do I explain my very extreme feelings for this giant retail chain? It’s no wonder their logo is a bullet, as that store has a direct line to my heart. And yet I hate it with every fiber of my being, too. It’s quite the conundrum. I feel I can only explain my feelings by directing them {Read More}