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Can you guess what this is?

Posted on by Crystal in MommiFried Extras | 4 Comments

A million guesses would not have gotten me closer to correctly identifying this antique gadget, which was used primarily by men.  Do you have any idea what it is? Read more

Lazy Day Thoughts – Always a Dollar Short

Posted on by Crystal in Life As We Know It | Leave a comment

It’s been a lazy day around the Ponti household. For the most part, we’ve watched episodes from the second season of Legend of the Seeker and had breakfast. I enjoy having a little downtime, but lazy usually means I have way too much time to think. And thinking is either dangerous or depressing. I’ll warn you in advance that, today, my thoughts are rather depressing. Read more

Cuddle with a tooth. Really. Do it.

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This just showed up in my Pinterest feed:

My eyes shook like a marathon Pac-Man player. I’m scarred. I’ll have horrible gut-wrenching dreams and night sweats. No. Different than menopause, but I feel your pain. Read more

DVDs: The New Babysitter!

Posted on by Crystal in Oh Aless! | Leave a comment

Aless is currently removing all of the DVDs from the shelf in a very chaotic manner. And I sit back and think “A mini-vacation”. Thank you DVDs! 🙂

10 Must-Follow “Tips for Moms” Pinterest Boards

Posted on by Crystal in MommiFried Extras | 1 Comment

Pinterest is the new playground for millions of women around the world, including moms. Some of my favorite boards feature pins that truly help my “mothering” efforts. Whether you’re a seasoned pinner or just venturing on to Pinterest for the first time, these “Tips for Moms” Pinterest boards will help you save time and money and possibly prevent you from pulling your hair out. They are definitely worthy of your follow! Read more

Just another mommy blogger?

Posted on by Crystal in MUDDies | 2 Comments

I just typed in a search term on Google that I never thought in a million years I would be looking up:

middle finger image public domain.

There’s a valid reason for this. I received my first mean comment about my blog – errr about me – this afternoon. Someone wrote:

“Your blog is funny but you seem like just another boring suburban housewife. Just another mommy blogger and there are too many of you.”

Excusez-moi? Read more

Where the hell did Ann Curry go?

Posted on by Crystal in MommiFried Extras | 1 Comment

I must have been living under a rock the past few months because I missed some major news stories, including the one about Ann Curry being ousted as the co-anchor of Today. What.The.F. I had a chance to catch up and view her farewell on YouTube. Wow! Not only did she suffer a major public humiliation, she literally fell apart on national television – genuinely. Really, what were the bitches behind this dumbass move thinking? Read more

You say microwave. I say macrowave.

Posted on by Crystal in Pontilicious Moments | 2 Comments

When we moved into the new place, the microwave, toaster oven AND coffee pot decided to die – like a mass suicide – all within the same week. We just got around – well, Nick just got around – to buying a new one today. Upon taking it out of the box and using it for the first time, this is how the conversation went (Nick from the kitchen, me in the bedroom at the end of the hall – yeah, we were yelling back and forth): Read more