Author Archives: karenwest

Move Over, Jack-O-Lantern!  We Want Warty Pumpkins!

Move Over, Jack-O-Lantern! We Want Warty Pumpkins!

Goodbye perfectly round orange pumpkin. Hello warty, pimply, carbuncle covered goards! Instagrammers are proudly posting their ugly finds and you can check them out by searching #wartypumpkins. A farmer’s market owner says “Everyone wants the weird stuff.” Apparently 30 years ago, farmers would occasionally see a few warty pumpkins, usually related to a plant virus,…Read More

Adorable Holiday Trend:  Unicorn Christmas Trees!  {Pics}

Adorable Holiday Trend: Unicorn Christmas Trees! {Pics}

The trend has been around for a few years, but it seems to be really catching on now, thanks to a few Instagrammers! View this post on Instagram Have you got your Christmas tree up yet??😋💞 A post shared by Unicorns | Mermaids | Slimes (@cute_stuff_online) on Dec 8, 2018 at 4:32pm PST View this…Read More

A Halloween Story – By Karen West

A Halloween Story – By Karen West

Much like “A Christmas Story”, this is a tale of a child who wanted something so badly for a holiday. And it’s a true story too…about my youngest daughter Gabby. Honestly, she loves for me to tell this story because now it is tradition in our household. Kind of like how some people tell the…Read More

Hottest Holiday Trend This Year…Thrift Store Gifts?

Hottest Holiday Trend This Year…Thrift Store Gifts?

According to a new report, givers and receivers are embracing the idea of second hand clothing as holiday gifts. More than half considered gifting thrift store presents. Likewise, almost 60 percent say they would welcome the gifts! Honestly, I think it’s a pretty sweet idea! I have found some amazing items at thrift stores that…Read More

Back From My UNBELIEVABLE Mini-Vacation!

Back From My UNBELIEVABLE Mini-Vacation!

So, I took three days off to do household business stuff. You know, the stuff you can’t do because businesses business hours are the same as your work hours? On the list…take my car to the dealership for its routine service and go to the DMV for something that can’t be done online, (but should…Read More

For BCA Month:  A Message From My Sister

For BCA Month: A Message From My Sister

I schedule my mammogram every October. I don’t ever forget it because it’s BCA month, my sister Ginni’s birth month…plus, she was always on my back to never forget to do it. HAHA! Seriously, she was on my back. She loved me…and whenever I do it, I always think of her…nagging me. 😂😍 God, I…Read More

Rob Lowe’s Kids’ Clapbacks on Instagram are HYSTERICAL!

Rob Lowe’s Kids’ Clapbacks on Instagram are HYSTERICAL!

I thought I was the only parent whose kids trolled her on social media. Case in point, my youngest: But I think Rob Lowe’s kids have mine beat! Rob Lowe’s Sons Keep Trolling Him On Instagram, And It’s Hilarious (19 Pics) #RobLowehttps://t.co/nyMa2X6U2f — Bored Panda (@boredpanda) August 26, 2019 null null null null null null…Read More

What Piece of Pop Culture Ruined Your First Name?

What Piece of Pop Culture Ruined Your First Name?

That’s a question trending on Twitter right now and it’s getting some hilarious response! What piece of pop culture has ruined your first name? — Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) September 25, 2019 Mine is Jesse’s Girl which is about A GUY WHO WANTS TO *STEAL* JESSE’S GIRL. Screw that guy. — Jesse McLaren (@McJesse) September 25,…Read More