Pop Culture

Television: Teacher, Mother, Secret Lover

So who here has ever tried giving up TV, either for a set period of time or permanently? The only time I ever tried was one year in high school when I gave up “active” TV watching for Lent. What that meant was I could never pick watching television as my own activity; however, if […]

LadyGhosts of TV Past

Today’s Firefly Recap Has Been Called On Account Of The Weather

The two most magical words I know – “Snow Day.”  I live in Georgia.  We don’t get a lot of snow down here.  It kills me sometimes.  I have so many wonderful childhood memories of forts and sledding and snowball fights, I sometimes feel guilty about raising my children in a city that is lucky […]

Gift Guide

Aunt Sally’s Holiday Guide for Nieces and Nephews: The School-Agers

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday have all come and gone. And my shopping list hasn’t gotten any shorter, has yours? I will also admit, I’ve written these guides in order of simplicity – in the grand scheme of things, babies, toddlers and preschoolers will forget  about whatever you give them a few […]