Oatmeal Bars on the First Day of School

Coconut Bars

Yep, it’s that time of year again.  A time when parents get to enjoy the mixed emotions that come with sending their kids back to school. Let me tell you, this year is a doozy.  1st, 6th and 8th grade. … Continue reading

Sugar and Spice and Everything….

Keyboards? Well perhaps not everything. After 6 years my keyboard finally kicked the bucket. It was a sad, sad day. My birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks, my keyboard was dying so Nerd Dearest bought me a  … Continue reading

Down in the Funk

If you are of the male species I ask kindly, that you click away from this post. If you chose to read it anyway, well, I can’t stop you. I must warn you however, that this may change the way … Continue reading

Video Games and the Gamer Girl

Girls who enjoy video games are often called “Gamer Girls”. We are not a new thing, No. In fact, we have been around for years and years. I like to think that we’ve been around since the beginning of video … Continue reading

The Nerd’s Wife Does Chores

There are so many things that I love to do, more than chores. But some days chores are just so unavoidable. I have issues with sitting down to read or play a game when my surroundings are messy. Perhaps that’s part of the reason why I love The Sims so much. They walk into a room and if its decor or cleanliness doesn’t meet their standards the Sim’s mood begins to decline. I am the same way. So when my room is a mess, games cannot be played to their full enjoyment potential. I spent this morning and early-mid afternoon cleaning my room. Now I feel super accomplished and ready to play.
Is there anything you just have to do before you can sit and relax?