the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Basting brush

A few Christmases ago I bought Jon, the chef in this relationship, several new cooking utensils to make the act of cooking a tiny bit more pleasurable. Up until that point in our marriage we were still using the pots and pans and equipment that I had collected as hand-me-downs in college, and it was all in pretty scary condition. I found this silicone basting brush at the local Sur La Table (I couldn’t find it on their website, but I did find it on Amazon), along with some matching bowls and spatulas that I’ll post sometime in the future. Orange is one of his favorite colors, or at least I think it is because whenever we go clothes shopping he heads straight for the orange shirts, so I like to think that this is one of the ways I could show him, hey you, I’m paying attention.

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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