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A merry little Christmas

Last night we played a white elephant gift game with all of Jon’s family, and when it came time for Leta to choose a present she carefully looked over the remaining 10 boxes and picked the one with the shiniest wrapping paper. Inside was a Men’s XXL black t-shirt, and on the front was a silk-screened image of Homer Simpson. And there he stands just like Al Pacino in the poster for Scarface, half of his body in the light, the other half a shadow in the dark, but instead of a gun he is brandishing a remote control. When we got home she asked if she could sleep with it. I’m pretty sure this is going to be the best Christmas so far.

Have a great holiday. Much love from me and Jon and Leta and Chuck.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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