A links roundup, brought to you by the pile of trash in my living room

Time to surf pictures of clean houses on Pinterest.

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Joe and I are “getting the house ready for Fall” this week, and by that I mean “we are ruining our own lives, hopefully temporarily, so that we can eventually get this place to a point that it seems a little less like it’s an insane asylum for monkeys.” You see, this is a… [Continue Reading]

Indeed, mama knows


FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail It’s been too long since we’ve talked about an undiscovered gem. Let me remedy that by telling you about a new favorite corner of the internet, a blog called Mama Knows, Honeychild. I have this habit of throwing blogs onto my Feedly account very quickly. I see something that looks good, click that little… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday, “What day is it again?” edition

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail What? It’s Friday? When did that happen? Between the mid-week 4th of July holiday and the looming Monday deadline for my book, I am just now remembering that it’s time for 7 Quick Takes. Which is a problem since my post is due to be up in less than an hour. So I’m going… [Continue Reading]

Mark my words, internet: My site has been shut down for the last time

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Some kind folks emailed me to let me know that my site was down all day on Saturday. Yes, I was aware. It’s part of a little game my web host and I play, where they shut down my site when I get a traffic spike, I ask them how I can go about… [Continue Reading]

Heat, Slip N’ Slides, and other things that ruin my life


FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail This is a post from 2008, but since my children are jumping up and down and begging me to get out the Slip N’ Slide today, I thought I’d run it again. The neighbor girls wanted to play with the Slip N’ Slide today. I tried to talk them out of it, but when… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday

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7 Quick Takes Friday

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Needless to say, I’m not up for hosting this week, so head on over to Grace’s place for all the 7 Quick Takes fun! Be sure to write a bunch of brilliant and hilarious stuff so that I can read it to distract myself from my post in the NICU while the baby sleeps…. [Continue Reading]

Fun stuff to read while I get stabbed in the neck

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I finally talked to the doctor who’s going to do The Insane-O Vein Procedure. Here’s how that went: Doctor: Tell me a bit about your history with clotting. Me: [I tell him about my genetic clotting disorder (Factor II, homozygous), how it’s exacerbated by pregnancy, how I had a deep vein thrombosis in 2006,… [Continue Reading]

Happy Easter!

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Thank you so much to every single one of you who has commented, emailed, sent letters, or prayed for me recently. It’s been a crazy few months, and I can’t tell you how much your kindness and support have meant to me. I hope you’re all having a blessed and wonderful Easter day! As… [Continue Reading]

How I’m working through my bottomless bitterness toward Google (and some great links!)


FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I‘m really sorry about what happened with Google Reader. It’s my fault. You see, 2013 is destined to be a year of having all worldly pleasures systematically eradicated from the Fulwiler household, and, as settling into bed to read my favorite blogs on my tablet at the end of a long day was one… [Continue Reading]