Monthly Archives: November 2014

American Doll Vs. Third World Doll

[Tweet “American Doll Vs. Third World Doll”] I have not experienced the sheer horror of handing over several hundred bucks for a doll and her must have accessories. While I want to balk loudly at how dumb that is I have to rein in my judgement and remember that my kids love Legos. And ohmyfreakinglord are […]

Backseat cooking: a Thanksgiving cautionary tale

[Tweet “Backseat Cooking: A Thanksgiving Cautionary Tale”] photo credit: tuchodi via photopin cc My husband is the worst driver. The. Worst. Driver. He is always gawking at everything but the road. He spots rare birds. He spots a chair in that yard sale back there. He fidgets with the radio. While he is swerving around […]

A snow-covered turkey and Thanksgiving chicken nuggets

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: The charming Crystal Ponti is pulling up a seat and dishing on her big holiday flub”] It is an absolute treat to bring you an original tale of holiday woe by my dear friend, Crystal Ponti. Don’t worry though because this tale will leave you laughing and counting your blessing this Thanksgiving! […]

Why I’m thankful for blogging

[Tweet “House Guest: Good Girl Gone Redneck Is Sharing A Tender Moment With Housewife Plus…Don’t Miss This!”] I am very pleased to introduce you to my blog friend Andrea Bates of Good Girl Gone Redneck! Andrea is filled with the kind of online skills that make a writer like me envious at best. Not only […]

Dear mom, you were right

[Tweet “An open letter to my mom….about how right she was about everything.”] Every Monday I host a guest blogger in my House Guest series. It is a great chance to introduce new writers to you and also a great chance for me to learn more about the nuances of blogging. On occasion I will get lucky […]

Step 1: Preheat the oven Step 2: Hose down the cat

[Tweet “HOUSE GUEST: The Outstanding Comedienne Vikki Claflin is chilling with Housewife Plus!”] Do you know what I love more than anything? Laughing. Laughing can cure darn near anything; broken hearts, the blues, writer’s block, a staring contest, even a tense moment. I spend my days searching for the funny moments because if I don’t then I will […]