Momtastic asked me and my 4-year-old Viv to shoot some videos for Hasbro’s hot new toy, FurReal Friends Starlily My Magical Unicorn. Yeah, that’s a mouthful (especially for me to say in the commercial) but Starlily deserves her many names, because she does so many things, like eat sugarberries, whinny and coo, flutter her wings, […]
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Oh, man, am I in trouble. My mom wanted to buy Viv a dollhouse and requested my input on which kind to get. I found a Kidkraft model online that looked perfect — colorful, creative, and fun. It even had an elevator, just like the Barbie Dream House that rocked my world circa 1978. So […]
This Thanksgiving, we got out of town, driving down to Laguna Beach with Grandma and my brother and sister-in-law–Viv’s adored Uncle Jordan and Aunt Lana. Look at them, all relaxed and well-rested, wearing designer sunglasses without fear. Yeah, they don’t have kids yet.
Have you ever seen The Stepford Wives—the awesome original or the campy/crappy remake? I got to thinking about the robot that would replace me if I lived in Stepford, and how easy it would be to program it. There are only about 30 things that I do all day – I just do each of […]
I’m not just a fake blonde—I’m something of a Swedophile. I drive a Volvo, cared for by Bjorn at the Swedish Otto Kleenik. I enjoy lingonberry jam. My favorite muppet is the Swedish Chef. But Ikea, we need to talk.