This here bringer of the pooper to the fun party
photo of Marlo by Heather B. Armstrong for dooce.com

Best friends

A three-year-old in jeans is not good for your birth control.

Holiday 2012 gift guide for her by Heather B. Armstrong

For her

A combination of super practical and super fun.

photo of Chuck the dog by Heather B. Armstrong for dooce.com

Elvin ears

Wherein the Former Congressman looks about ten years younger than he actually is.