Honest Wine Labels for Teachers

Honest Wine Labels for Teachers - @toulousentonic

Teachers are heroes. They put up with our children all year long. Some are harder to put up with than others. Ahem, I may or may not be talking about mine. I have the urge to take my kids’ teachers a bottle of wine every single time I see them. I just feel like they’ve […]

Teacher Gifts That Suck

Teacher Gifts That Suck - and what you should get instead from someone with 25 years of experience - @toulousentonic

Mike is back and for the first time ever, I think he truly wants to help you. I think Mike is here in an altruistic capacity. On a mission, if you will — to help you NOT SUCK. In particular, he wants you to not suck in teacher gift-giving. And he knows what sucks. He’s […]

12 Honest Wine Labels For Moms

Honest Wine Labels for Moms - @toulousentonic

You can now buy honest wine labels for moms here! Let’s be honest, moms. We love drinking wine. We neeeed our wine. But sometimes it’s hard to figure out which one to buy from the mumbo jumbo about lemons, oak, artisan soil and huckleberry on the label, not to mention keeping your kids from breaking […]

Win 8 of the Best Summer Books and a $250 Amazon Giftcard!

I’m super excited to be taking part in this great summer book giveaway (plus you can win a $250 Amazon gift card). Read on to find out which book I loved almost enough to DIE 4 this past Spring (hint). Friends, you know we love our books around these parts! We love sharing our latest […]

Learning, Exploring and Having Fun!

Gulf Coast Exploreum in Mobile, Alabama

For the 4th year in a row, we’re going to be part of the  Gulf Coast Exploreum summer camp family. And that should tell you a lot about them. Asher started going to Exploreum camps the summer he was 6. We picked up the brochure while we were there one day (we’re members because the kids love to […]

More Honest Wine Labels for Teachers

Open While Cleaning Out Desks No Sharing Necessary Celebrating no more paper work until August. Allison Hart Probably too mean, but “Because you’re not paid enough to buy your own wine” Enjoy your break from your students’ vomit Because they are all geniuses until they go to school Because you gave me your personal email […]

A Mardi Gras Drinking Game for Parents

Mardi Gras Drinking Game for parents

Today’s post comes at a perfect time for my Mobile and New Orleans friends – and many others who celebrate Mardi Gras. We’re deep in the “throws” (hehe) of it right now and I can back up everything my friend, Annie, has written below. You just can’t get through the parades without a good drinking […]

Getting Sick Is The Worst

Getting sick is the worst. Our family started off school season strong but in the last few weeks, several of us have fallen prey to various bugs. Poor Asher caught what seemed to be the same stomach virus twice and I was throwing my guts up last night. Too much information? Well anyway, cough and […]

How Becoming a Parent Turned Me From An Extrovert Into an Introvert

How Parenting Turned Me From An Extrovert to an Introvert - @toulousentonic

Before I had kids, there was no one who would describe me as anything other than an extrovert. I went out all the time, I was social as could be, sometimes I even danced on tables if I’d had enough juice. But then becoming a parent turned me from an extrovert into an introvert. The […]

More Sexy Halloween Costumes For Moms

Sexy Halloween Costumes for Moms - @toulousentonic

We know. You’ve spent all your time getting your little goblins and ghosts ready for Halloween and now you have nothing to wear yourself! And even worse, you’ll have to watch half the other women parade around as Sexy Pandas and Naughty Nurses while you sit in the house with the lights off because you’ve […]

I Want To Go Back To College. And I Want To Be 18.

I Wanna Go Back To College and I want to be 18 again - @toulousentonic

I’m having this huge battle with the green-eyed monster lately. Well, I exaggerate. It’s not a huge battle but it’s at least a small one. There may not be guns or I dunno, cannons involved, more like one person has a spoon and the other has a feather duster and they’re just kind of slapping each […]

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