June 19, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Thank you for your honesty, PLUS some awesome giveaway madness

I don’t cook very often. The reason for that is that I am a bad cook, My husband, however, is a good cook. For example, here’s what happens when my husband and I go into the kitchen to make dinner … Continue reading

May 27, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Tipsy Lit, a retraction, and a call for submissions.

Hello! For today’s post, I am lucky enough to be a guest poster over at Tipsy Lit! They are doing a series of posts on parenting, and I got to write a post on parenting humor. So click on THIS LINK HERE and … Continue reading

May 22, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Beep beep smash.

A week ago I had my first car accident in twenty years. That sentence makes it sound dramatic. It’s not. We were exceptionally lucky and had nothing more than some paint rubbed onto our front bumper. In fact, my first … Continue reading

May 20, 2014
by Meredith Bland

I learn about nesting yellow jackets the hard way.

I’m not much of a gardener — sometimes I’ll get on a wild tear and start weeding, or I’ll go to the nursery and come back with a pretty flower. Well, this year appears to be a “wild tear” year … Continue reading

May 15, 2014
by Meredith Bland

Let’s talk about dishwashers. No, for serious! It’s going to be so much better than you think.

I used to love my dishwasher; it came with the house when we bought it five years ago, and it was my first stainless steel, silent dishwasher. For purposes of comparison, the dishwasher we have had at our former home … Continue reading