Murder is not an option

It is 5:11 AM.   My alarm clock should be going off in a few minutes. I have been up for half an hour, though.  Why? Let me give you the transcript: Mister:  Jennie?  Jennie, are you awake? Me: [I can hear him and actually think as I’m coming out… Read More

If you can make it there

Talk about famous!  My sister-of-a-friend blogger, Stephanie Nielson (the one who got in the plane crash) got a write-up in the New York Times.  The article is about the blogging community that has rallied around her since her accident.  It was in the honest-to-goodness newspaper, not just the online version.… Read More

Potty business

Hey preparedness girls, have you got your T.P. and “feminine supplies”? (which always means tampons, not make-up, pantyhose and bras.  Why is this? Those other things are feminine supplies too.) By Hildie | Filed under Uncategorized 3 Comments Share

Lick it and slick it

I loved Sarah Palin’s speech on Wednesday. This clip of Piper Palin holding her baby brother was my favorite part. Priceless! By Hildie | Filed under Uncategorized 3 Comments Share


What is going on? It seems like every other person I know is training for a triathlon. Why triathlons? Why all of a sudden? Three years ago nobody was doing triathlons, and now I’m the only one who isn’t training. Seriously, what is the allure? I don’t like running, but… Read More

Category 5

I realize that I will probably be struck by lightning for saying this, but I’m a little disappointed that Gustav did not end up being a category 5 hurricane. There is some part of me–some twisted, evil part–that loves mayhem. On a personal level I don’t want anyone’s home to… Read More

This week’s food storage item

Here’s what’s on assignment—->>>>> Our Pasta People from last week are: Carolyn (sorry, I know you did yours!) Holly (you too!) Arianne Harlene Tiffany Heidi Emmie-Lew Let me know if you should be on this list! By Hildie | Filed under Uncategorized 5 Comments Share

Nie Nie Day

Has everybody heard about Stephanie and Christian?  Stephanie Nielson (Nie Nie) is a beautiful mom of four who has been an avid blogger. (Her beautiful life featured on her blog will just break your heart.)  She and her husband were in a terrible small-plane crash in Arizona a week and a… Read More