the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Antique candlesticks

Picked these up on my recent antique shop run because of their mid-century shape and the fact that they match the red bursts of color throughout our living room. When Jon first saw them he said, you know, some kid in high school shop made those. And my response was what it usually is when he says something derogatory about an antique I bring home, which is, does it look like I’m even paying attention to you? Because if it was up to him he’d decorate the walls with USB cords.

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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