Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Leida Pickett
39 followers
39 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Daddy's Birthday Blues
The pilot died at 4 am. Who's qualified to fix it? Daddy's birthday blues. Pancakes on the menu, again. Somebody's gotta mix it. Daddy's birthday blues. Changing itty girl clothes with giant hands, Potty training woes and Mama's demands, These things can we...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Daddy's Birthday Blues
The pilot died at 4 am. Who's qualified to fix it? Daddy's birthday blues. Pancakes on the menu, again. Somebody's gotta mix it. Daddy's birthday blues. Changing itty girl clothes with giant hands, Potty training woes and Mama's demands, These things can we...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Everything We Thought We Knew About Them Is Wrong
The Buddy and I watched “How to Train Your Dragon,” for the
first time this past weekend. I know, I know…this movie is 4 years old, and
there’s already a sequel, but I wasn’t a parent in 2010 and it’s only been
about 6 months since The Bud has had the capac...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Review--People I Want to Punch in the Throat, by Jen Mann
Hey, kids! I recently wrote a post , lamenting how little reading I get to do anymore and a fun, new solution I've found to my problem. I'm excited to share with you my first-ever review of a pre-release book I recently read from NetGalley.com .  Hope you l...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Books, You Guys...
Books! I love to read, always have. Reading opened up new worlds for me as a child. I used to sit alone in my room, laughing, gasping, and crying out loud over the characters' lives in the books I was reading. My mom would check on me, totally confused (fre...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
I Give Until It Hurts; It's My Cross to Bear
An old friend, who I just recently discovered is a
faithful reader of this here humble blog, and who probably thought he could trust me, posted a tongue-in-cheek request for
advice on my Facebook page. He’s father to two of the most adorable
little people i...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Monthly Musings
I pulled a Bobby pin from my hair last night that's made for red hair. I have two redheaded friends close by, neither lives with me, nor do they make a habit of styling their hair while they visit (as far as I know). Sometimes, being a woman sort of feels l...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
To-Die-For Grilled Chicken Salad + Paleo Double Dark Chocolate Brownies
I used to be an emotional eater. Not in the sense that I would use food to anesthetize emotions or anything, but rather that my meal planning was dependent on the craving of the moment, which meant multiple trips a week to the grocery store to get whatever ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
What's A Girl Gotta Do to Get Some Help Around Here?!
Yesterday, I called my Internet provider from my phone and was put on hold with an estimated wait time of greater than 10 minutes, due to "higher than usual call volume." Yeah, right. We all know that means there are only 3 reps answering phones on a call l...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Month at Random
I have so many random neuron firings in a month's time, I started writing them down to chuckle over in my down time. Sharing them with you is a great way to log a blog post and not really have to do any work. Welcome to my crazy, folks.   Mother's Day is no...
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded