The Long Flight To Norway: Have Kids. Will Travel.

So we made it. All 10 hours and 3 minutes on a plane. Covering 4,691 miles. Or as they would say here, 7,549 kilometers.

We are in Norway. For those who missed it, my husband’s Norwegian. This year we’re spending Christmas with his family, most of whom live in the land of the Vikings.

Packing for this trip was quite the feat. Since we’re going to be gone for awhile, I wanted to pack for five days and then just do the laundry to recycle. … Read more ...

Wordless(ish) Wednesday: In Raising Breast Cancer Awareness, Is this Tasteless?

Consider this:

According to the American Cancer Society, “the use of alcohol is clearly linked to an increased risk of developing breast cancer” and the National Cancer Institute says “even moderate drinking has been shown to increase the risk of breast cancer.”

So… What do you think of liquor companies connecting their products with breast cancer awareness. Is this offensive? Increasingly some breast cancer awareness advocates have become critical of companies jumping on the pink bandwagon.

Or do you think it’s OK to raise … Read more ...