Category Archives: Random Thoughts

How to Lose 12.8 Pounds Safely and Instantly*

Pick up cat Step onto scale Record weight Put down cat Step onto scale Record weight Subtract second weight from first weight to calculate weight lost Celebrate weight loss by eating a piece or two of fudge Repeat process whenever … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Southwest Christmas

I was the only member of Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet that wore long pants and a sweater as we walked around our local nursery searching for the perfect Christmas tree.  It was sunny and in the high … Continue reading

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No Jackets Required?

Carter, always one to find an excuse to get out of doing what he considers an unpleasant task, did not disappoint when told he had to go jacket shopping with me this morning. me:  Come on boys, we really need … Continue reading

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Too Much Minecraft?

Cody:  How do you make it spawn a new page? I showed Cody how to open up a new blank document in Word and left him to continue his school work.  His question had me laughing on the inside but … Continue reading

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Sixty Minutes vs. One Hour

Tonight during our dinner conversation, riveting as they always are, the topic of the t.v. show Sixty Minutes came up.  It is a news show that Husband and I both have fond childhood memories of.  (Apparently it flew by in … Continue reading

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Defying the Laws of Physics

Every Friday night at Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet is Pizza and Movie Night.  This means just what it sounds like.  We cook pizza, typically frozen Costco pizza, and watch a movie together.  The decider of what movie … Continue reading

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Wait! Weight?

So I have a weight problem.  Although in the grand scheme of things, gaining 5 pounds may not seem like much of a problem at all, it makes me cringe and try on fifteen outfits before settling on one that … Continue reading

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Someday People

Some people display pretty rocks and shells in a cute dish in their bathroom. We are not some people.  We are someday people. These rocks and shells were lovingly collected and put in a Ziploc bag by the boys the … Continue reading

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Fire with all the Works

I think it would be safe to say that on the third of July, we were in the very small minority of people living in Phoenix, AZ, to have a backyard fire.  On purpose. The sun was still out, the … Continue reading

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“Where’s the Tequila?” Asks My 11 Year Old Son

What do you do when it is 108 degrees out and the weather forecast is predicting 120 degrees in just a few days time?  You practice making sweet sun tea. Cody and Carter researched sun tea and found a recipe … Continue reading

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