Halloweens from our Youth & Hellish Costumes

Let’s start with the obvious here. You could not breathe in these masks back in the 70s. You felt like you were being suffocated or worse. Halloween costumes back then were frightening, itchy, flammable and so not politically correct.  They were made with rayon, polyester or plastic and if your parents smoked you had to… Continue reading Halloweens from our Youth & Hellish Costumes

10 Funny Halloween Tweets for 2018

It’s October and was close to 90 degrees where I am. So it’s no wonder I am not in the Fall/Halloween spirit yet. But it is almost time so if you are like me and are trying hard to get in the “spirit” of things….Check out the tweets I found this week! This might be… Continue reading 10 Funny Halloween Tweets for 2018

Parents, Land your Helicopters. Seriously.

Believe it or not, I have been asked for parenting advice from time to time. Even though I love my cocktails, swear a little (ok a lot) and call my kids Thing 1 & 2 because I can’t remember their names, oh and also call them “Children of the Corn”, people still ask my advice.… Continue reading Parents, Land your Helicopters. Seriously.

Stop Reading ‘How-To Raise Your Kids’ Articles. Midlife Margaritas Guide to Raising Kids.

I am a big fan of websites like “Grown And Flown” and “Scary Mommy”. They are filled with smart, funny and insightful articles about all the Mommy stages raising kids in all kinds of situations. However, if you search the interwebs and read the article titles on raising kids, teens, college kids and young adults,… Continue reading Stop Reading ‘How-To Raise Your Kids’ Articles. Midlife Margaritas Guide to Raising Kids.

Carolina Strong & Have You Marked Yourself Safe?

Still getting through Hurricane Florence here in the Carolinas. While I live in central NC, we have had our share of flooding, trees down, power outages and yes, today we have had tornadoes! But as I mark myself “safe” on Facebook, I am thrilled with all the good works being done in the Carolinas by… Continue reading Carolina Strong & Have You Marked Yourself Safe?

The Day My Dad Killed The Maid’s Husband.

  Disclaimer: I am by no means making fun of anyone dying. This is just one of those family stories of the “you can’t make this stuff up” folder. I realize that no family is “normal” and we all have our skeletons. In our family, crazy isn’t hidden, we dress it up and prop it… Continue reading The Day My Dad Killed The Maid’s Husband.

Midlife Margaritas Top 8 Funny as Hell Tweets about Parenthood

Well as usual everything in the news, media and world-wide communication is still saying the world is going to hell in a handbasket. So, since nothing else is really funny this past week, I’ve thrown together some pretty funny tweets from twitter world. You know, where people actually have fun sometimes.  Is it just me… Continue reading Midlife Margaritas Top 8 Funny as Hell Tweets about Parenthood