the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Alphabet rubber stamps

This year I bought several rolls of brown mailing paper that I’m going to use to wrap presents, and then I’ll add colored ribbon and notes with these rubber stamps to give each gift a unique design flourish. Like, TO: MOM, FROM: SATAN. With a big red bow.

I bought these exactly a year ago at Kate’s Paperie when I was in New York and have often daydreamed about the hours I would waste away in that store if there were one in Utah.

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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