I Really am a Loser

I truly am a loser. I lose almost everything I touch. Just one time I would like to open a drawer and have the thing I am looking for be in its place.  Just one time I would like to not have to ask my children to sit perfectly still and listen carefully for a faint ringing, while my husband calls my misplaced cell phone, while I stand next to him with my fingers crossed that it doesn’t have a dead battery or a silenced ringer.  And just once I would love to go an entire day without misplacing or just plain losing my sunglasses or my keys.

I try, I really do, to get more organized and end my losing streak, (no pun intended). I have purchased almost every product or book that claims it can help me, but so far, none have. Read more »

Lovey’s Life Lessons: Was it Worth $13 Million Dollars?

My mother always said, “If you can’t say something nice to say don’t say anything at all.” Well, that life lesson just got a dose of steroids in Texas where a couple was awarded $13 million in a defamation lawsuit against … Read more »

Can Food Mock a Person? Photo Evidence (Yes, It Is REAL!) Proves It

I am not the best cook, and for a brief moment while making breakfast this morning, I thought my domestic insecurities were causing me to hallucinate that food was now mocking me. I was so relieved when my kids confirmed that they could see … Read more »

A Message From Your Mom: It’s My Turn to be the Boss

Why are you always telling me what to do? The other day one of my children decided that he was tired of his parents telling him what to do. “Why are you always telling me what to do?” he asked. … Read more »

Domestic Square Peg Lovey: Good Old Fashion Manners

What happened to manners? What happened to saying please and thank you? What happened to the courtesy wave when a driver lets another driver pull out in front of them in traffic?  What happened to holding the door open for … Read more »

The Spray Can Tan Experience

Winter white suits are fashionable, but winter white skin in bathing suit is not. At least that is what the mirror in my house told me when I stood before it in my newly purchased bathing suit for an upcoming … Read more »

No Lemons Were Harmed in the Making of This Lemonade

A healthy choice? Now I believe I may have seen it all. A shocking discovery was made while dining out with my family the other night. One of my children proudly announced, (very loudly, in hopes of making his siblings … Read more »

DSP LOVEY: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I am almost never able to find my keys. I almost always wait until my family says they are out of clean underwear before I do laundry. I will NOT eat raw meat. The first time I cooked dinner for my husband I … Read more »

Is Sportsmanship Becoming a Lost Art?

The NFL’s post-game handshake This last fall an NFL post game handshake between the San Francisco 49ers head coach, Jim Harbaugh, and the Detroit Lion’s head coach, Jim Schwartz, had a lot of people talking. The actions of these two … Read more »

Do Kids Really Need Snacks At Every Event?

Snacks, snacks are everywhere What is the deal with kids and snacks?  Snacks seem to be at almost every event in a child’s world. There are sports snacks; which can include a half-time snack and a post-game snack. There are … Read more »