the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Hippo sugar bowl

This was a gift from a reader named Monica (hi, Monica!), and the funny thing is that I have been eyeing this particular sugar bowl since I saw it at an Anthropologie in San Francisco in February. I was going to buy it then but decided it would be too difficult to get it home in one piece. And since then I’ve been meaning to stop by our local Anthropologie but haven’t had any time because I’ve been very busy complaining about the weather.

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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