Entries by Todd & Erin

Utah Eccentric: 5 Quirky Road-trips 

(image credit: flickr) There’s something about this time of year – we start feeling a bit cheated, everyone’s doing, like… fun stuff! We deserve more! While the weather is still pleasant here in Utah – and this means we have not yet turned into the life-sucking dustbowl of death that is summer – you still […]

diy shamrock tree

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Tree I’ve learned that no corner of the house goes undecorated in Zoe’s Holiday Reign Of Terror. When I cleared our Halloween decor this year, my 9-year-old was inconsolable until I put up the Christmas finery.  No sooner was that down when I was required to present Valentine’s Day.  Now […]

Kid-Tested (And Kid-Approved) Jokes

Kid-Tested (And Kid-Approved) Jokes. I’m not going to lie, I looked these up with my fourth-grader as self-defense. There’s only so many “jokes” that don’t go anywhere that I can take, and now that my Zoe’s ten, she is the Queen of Truly Terrible Puns- she can barely get the joke out before dissolving into […]

Peppermint Crunch Cookies

(Image credit: TheBittenWord) Peppermint Crunch Cookies It’s this time of year when my Zoe and I develop an unnatural craving for all things peppermint. (White peppermint kisses have moved from a craving to an addiction that I might require rehab to remove. Sadly, there are no rehab centers for peppermint kiss addicts.) However! The humble […]

5 Fresh Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve

  (Image credit via Flickr: Simpleinsomnia) 5 Fresh Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve. Erin here… I have to be honest–years of hosting New Year’s Eve events as a radio “personality” leaves me with a loathing for the Big Drunken Bar Fest. It’s depressing being the only sober one in the room and trying to give […]