Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s for Pros {cook}

I have not left the house on New Year’s Eve, otherwise known as Amateur Night, since 1999, and am damn proud of it. I actually stopped going out on New Year’s some time before that, after having to walk home … Continue reading

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{pets} Switching It Up

This is a way random post, but it’s one of those “who knew?” things. We’re switching our dogs to a grain-free diet; the vet thinks grain-free is generally healthier for animals (paleo by nature, I suppose), and she suspects our … Continue reading

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BlairBlogging: All Tied Up With A Bow

Finally getting to the Survivor finale, which I watched in a hotel room in Flagstaff after what I think was our family’s 5th or 6th trip to the North Pole on the Polar Express. As wonderful as always, although I … Continue reading

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{entertain} Clever Cocktail Captions

I have a total weakness for funny cocktail napkins. If you want to know what to bring me as a hostess gift, find some really snarky ones and put a bow on them. A board I was on for a long … Continue reading

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The More Challenging the Challenge, The Smaller the Dress: Project Runway All-Stars Season 2 Recap

I haven’t been feeling right about writing a recap all day; it just seems gauche. Like everyone else all I can think about are the families of Newtown, CT, and my heart and prayers are with them. However, I finally … Continue reading

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BlairBlogging: Drunk on Sugar, High on Delusions

This is it: the last regular episode of “Survivor: Philippines” before our 2-hour finale on Sunday, which I may miss because of a certain train trip I’ll be taking to the North Pole. I spent last night watching underneath my … Continue reading

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{craft} Teacher Holiday Gift

I am a room mother for my youngest kid’s preschool class, and my friend is the room mom for the class that meets on the other days. Last week we got together for a “holiday crafting playdate” in the park … Continue reading

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{entertain} Holiday Playlist

I apologize for slacking on the posting in general and recapping in particular department. I did take notes of PR last week but I have been too busy to sit down and write up a recap, and frankly I found … Continue reading

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BlairBlogging: All In The Family

We’re nearing the end, people! Down to the final five after this week, which means our finale is probably going to air on Sunday, December 16th when I will conveniently be riding the Polar Express with my family and Santa … Continue reading

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{decorate} All Snug In Our Beds

I love Christmas – really, who doesn’t? One of the things I love about the holiday season is trying to bring a little special something of Christmas into every day, and every room. I know some people put trees throughout … Continue reading

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