control freak

Growing up, I can remember there being one closet in the house that was an “open at your own risk” type of closet. My mom called it the “Lucy Closet” (I assume there was an episode from “I Love Lucy” where Lucy shoved everything in one closet to clean up and every time it opened, everything fell out… ) Well that was like our closet…. Without a doubt, my office/guest bedroom has become a Lucy Closet of sorts– Every misfit item that needs a permanent home seems to end up in there. I’ve got containers of Baby-Ko’s old clothes, toys, files, gifts, chatchkes, you name it… It’s just a throw it ...Read More
Whoever wrote “Chicken Soup for the Soul” hasn’t met my MOTHER IN LAW. The 4’11” Hungarian, proud mother to my husband considers “SOUPS” (plural) as a food group. It’s as vital to life as water. It can be consumed at any and every meal. It needs to be served and eaten a certain way. And if you don’t like her soup or you dare to turn it down, something is wrong with you….. For months, she has been asking me if I give Baby-Ko soups. She gave her boys soups and they loved it. And now that Baby-Ko is on solids and pretty much eats everything, I should give him soups ...Read More