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ever after high

February 28, 2015

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Netflix sent me a box of #StreamTeam goodies to throw an Ever After High viewing party this month, and it has been on my to-do list all month. It didn’t happen, but here’s what did: Abigail opened the box, and…
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attention seekers

February 27, 2015

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I just had a mini-moment. I won’t call it an epiphany because I don’t know that I’ll remember the moment years from now, with remarkable accuracy—as you’re able to do with true epiphanies—able to tell you what I was wearing…
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soul sisters

February 10, 2015

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Maybe it was a thing of the 80s, or maybe it’s just a teen thing, or a camp thing, a boy girl, summer love thing, but for me, early love—not to be trivialized—can actually be heard on a mixtape. Like…
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troop beverly hills (online)

February 6, 2015

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Have Girl Scout Cookies sent to your home, or donate cookies to our Military, so you don’t have to eat them! Please support Abigail’s Girl Scout cookie troop! Yes, I’m the troop leader and fully admit that I joined because…
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10 oscar films + their netflix alternatives

February 2, 2015

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Of the 87th Academy Award Nominations for the 2015 Oscars, these are the films I’ve watched so far, shown in order of preference—along with my collaborative filtering film suggestions. Collaborative filtering is that jazzy bit where technology offers up ever…
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liar’s moon

January 22, 2015

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I’m quite possibly the most twisted food parent to ever enter the dining ring with a minor. In one corner, weighing in at, never mind, hovers a pajama-clad mama, one foot on the refrigerator door for balance, as she lunges…
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golden globes 2015

January 11, 2015

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Thank you to the always beautiful J.Lo. This year, we thank her stylist, for putting the “boob” in “boob tube.” It looks like a biting pinch shadow. Like an underwire, misplaced. Hey, it’s not a Golden Globes post without mentioning…
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centerpieces

January 1, 2015

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When my parents returned home from New Year’s Eve parties, they always had noisemakers, glittered hats and oversized glasses with an outline of the new year, and a table centerpiece. There was usually a Mylar balloon for each of us.…
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