the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Assorted plants

Yet again I couldn’t leave Ikea without adopting a new plant, in this case two small succulents that came with directions. Meaning I’ll be less likely to kill these like I have many of the others I’ve brought home. I can’t find the plants or the pots on Ikea’s website, but these pots are very similar to the ones I featured on my recent gift guide and are even less expensive. Here’s hoping these last more than the average three months.

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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