Author Archives: Mandy Brasher

Marriage, Kids & Valentine’s Day: A Match Made In The Fiery Pits Of Hell

My mind has shredded the memories I had of what it was like to be single on Valentine’s Day and pretty much every other day of the year. Mostly. It’s always disheartening to see posts on social media or hear conversations from people who are single during this Hallmark, chocolate covered, diamond ring buying holiday because […]

It’s My Party, I’ll Complain If I Want To

In the midst of complaining about my sink full of dirty dishes and the laundry list of holiday preparations that piss me off, I sat down to read a little ditty my friend had linked on Facebook. It was an article about why we should all stop complaining during the holidays…and preferably all year long. […]

Holiday Giving: Kids, Kindness & Other Crap

We spent some time this weekend in the service of others. Not only because it’s awesome but because I really don’t want to raise my kids to be entitled assholes who wear Abercrombie & Finch sweaters while they whine about the new phone their parents won’t buy for them. There are enough of these people […]