the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Assorted bowls

Over the weekend we hit Ikea for the first time in many, many months and picked up a few accessories for the annual beginning-of-the-year cleaning. I picked up these bowls (seen here and here) to help organize my ever maddening collection of jewelry, and I love how the different colors set off my rings and earrings. They aren’t sold online which means you have to pick them up in person, and I know how dangerous that can be. Which is why we don’t set foot in Ikea unless we have saved up and are prepared to hand over our souls to pay for all the crap we plan to take home.

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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