I don’t give a f**k what the Chinese Zodiac says, 2017 was THE YEAR OF THE DEAD HAMSTER.  Continue reading


One day Jill decided there wasn’t enough shit in the house. Actual shit. So she went out and got us two guinea pigs. Continue reading

You’re welcome, Nature.

SUMMER IS DEAD. People are using lyrics from Boys of Summer in their status updates. The memory of Joyland is still fresh in my mind. Pumpkin Spice is being shoved at me everywhere. So I’m extra moody today as I mourn the summer that never really was. Continue reading

Toss Your House: a DIY tip for home security.

by Jeff

Nowadays, we all own too much stuff. I’m speaking for everyone. Storage units are a thing because consumers can’t stop consuming. And Storage Wars is a show because of course that’s where all this consumption leads: defaulting on debt. Continue reading


by Jeff

Recently, near bedtime, Ben decided to scare the hell out of Jill. She was putting him to bed when he looked up into the corner of the room and asked Jill “Who’s dat?” Jill didn’t really have an answer because no one was there. Continue reading

Shelf Yourself: A DIY tip for dealing with clutter.

By Jeff

Surface is a precious resource in our home. Even in a home where the floor is considered a surface. But where it is virtually nonexistent is our kitchen. There’s nowhere to put anything down. Continue reading