Google Something Clever 2.0: September 2014

Sep 25, 2014

Would You Like a Side of Hate With That Sandwich?

I am pissed. Wait, I take it back. I'm furious. Today, a hate group came to my community, and what's worse, nobody cares.

Westborough, Massachusetts is my favorite town. I used to live there. I hope to live there again one day. It's the kind of town where strangers passing you on the street will stop to say "Good morning," but it's not so small that they don't have room for a Target, three grocery stores, and more Italian restaurants than you can shake a stick at.

The schools are rated a nine out of ten on They teach Mandarin Chinese in the high school, and they're hoping to offer it in middle school soon. Westborough is an awesome town... Whose town council apparently didn't get the memo two years ago that Chick Fil A is a hate group.

Sep 11, 2014

How To Pack Your Kid’s Lunch In 30 Seconds Or Less

Today is the tenth day of kindergarten, and I'm finally getting used to the new routine. Well, as much as I can, when we haven't had one normal week yet-- the first week was two days, the second was four, and today is a half day. But get this: I still had to pack a lunch. Isn't that weird? Lunch on a half day?

I'm proud to report that I'm still packing fancy lunches with sandwiches cut into fun shapes (today is a stegosaurus and a heart) and way too many snacks. Even that day when I fell back to sleep on the couch, and my husband woke me up 15 minutes before we had to leave. Luckily, I do most of my lunch packing the night before!

But for those of you who are not nailing the lunch thing, or who maybe have an off day, I'm here to help! Check out this handy guide I wrote for you on Nickmom:

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Sep 5, 2014

I Almost Got Stranded on a Desert Isle Last Weekend

Yes, yes, I'm telling you about last weekend on Friday. Give me a break. I'm a brand-new kindergarten mom, and I'm a maid of honor in a month, and I've been very, very busy watching TV lately. The point is, I'm here now.