Peanut Butter Creme Sandwich Cookies


Let’s take a walk, my friends. A walk down memory lane. When our biggest worries included things like a spelling test or possibly getting picked last for dodge ball. When sites such as Twitter or Facebook didn’t exist. Heck, the internet wasn’t even around. When there was such a thing as appointment television. When slap [...]

5 Creepy Toys My Son Will Never Play With

All play and no sleep make Furby go crazy.

The other day I was at a friend’s house. She has a three month-old baby, and my eleven month-old was extremely interested in pillaging and gnawing on most of his toys. With one exception: Peek-a-boo Bear. This looks like a pretty unremarkable stuffed animal holding a blanket. But oh, it is so much worse. “Where [...]

Even This Grinch Has To Admit That Christmas Has Its Charms


Even this malcontent has to admit that you can shake some pretty fine stuff out of the mess that is Joyeux Noël. Who knew? I must be getting soft in my old age.

What are some of the little things that make Christmas for you? Do you have any favourite moments you’d like to save?

Sesame Street And Other Nostalgic Pleasures That Will Permanently Damage Your Child

1980: My parents were basically trying to kill me.

I’m a nostalgic sort of person. It is a fact that a few years ago I spent over $100 on old Sassy magazines on eBay, possibly while intoxicated. I also own an original LBJ/Hubert Humphrey campaign pin, a collection of figurines from the 1970s depicting Monchhichi playing various sports, a signed copy of Otherwise Known [...]