Author Archives: dirtdonthurtmom

About dirtdonthurtmom

Beauty and Simplicity inspire me. Lack of clarity annoys me. Selfish people really piss me off. I have a filter, but ignore it, mostly.


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Explaining a significant hiatus

It has been a while since my head was clear enough to write anything here. Long story very short, I have a new job, closer to home, and am spending twice as much time with the kids. No more nannies. … Continue reading

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On Five

I’ve taken to just calling her “Five” because it makes her grin ear to ear. Continue reading

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Search me.

Someone found my page today by searching “not very good at anything”. HAH! That is so incredibly eye opening. Even google recognizes that I’m a Jack of all trades and a master of none. Thanks for the ego boost, search … Continue reading

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What the ELF?

I’m not grinchy. Or scroogey. But I’m very fucking cranky about this whole “Elf on the Shelf” phenomenon. Eventually one of my children will see this elf in your home. And they will want one for OUR home. And that shit aint happening. Because we do not allow tattling. That Elf is nothing but a big ol’ tattle tale. I’m not having it. Not even a little. Continue reading

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Dishpan hands

No, I will not do your dishes.
Except if you cook me dinner at your house. Then I’ll wash your dishes as long as you give me sips of wine and stay in the kitchen to chat. I hate missing the party.
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Things I love.

I don’t drink martinis, so I use this glass to hold paperclips…which I use all the time. You wouldn’t believe the number of compliments I get on it.

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