the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Hanging lanterns

I bought these from West Elm at the beginning of the summer to hang along the edge of the covered porch in the back yard. The weather is supposed to remain really nice until next Thursday (they say it could snow in the mountains), so until then I will enjoy these and give thanks to the few months of warm weather we had. OH JULY, I HARDLY KNEW YE.

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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