PWI–Parenting While Intoxicated

…on good food, questionable judgment, and making life work

I’m Cut Off

Every so often, when I’m feeling super-self-esteemy, it occurs to me to cut off all of my hair. You know, to knock myself down a peg or two; to stave … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

I suffer from an acute case of Inappropriate Laughter. I also have mild to moderate generalized panic disorder, which means that in instances of great stress or tension, I fear … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Would Castro Eat?

I have lots of irrational fears–loads of them. Choking, escalators, and every time I crack an egg, I experience  a brief moment of trepidation. But my biggest fear is that … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Insensitive Boobery–Fix it With Carbs

Ahh, the Snowpocalypse. Our school district announced that school was closing at 11:00 on January 28, as the snow grew heavier. Having grown up in the Snow Belt, I don’t … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Knoxville Fine Dining…You’ll Find it in Maryville

Knoxville/East Tennessee has a noticeable shortage of fine dining options, which is not a terrible thing if you are a budgeteer: Look, I can be pretty happy with a hearty … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sullied and Purified

By all accounts, my kids are pretty good eaters. My oldest loves lentils. I mean he loves them. When I announce lentil soup for dinner he is genuinely delighted. When … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Thai One On

So, I guess flavored vodkas are a thing now, which means they’ll be passé in no time. I’ve never bought a flavored vodka and likely never will due to its … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Noodle Pupil

As an individual lacking any Asian lineage, I often resort to watching somebody else’s grandmother making signature dishes on YouTube. Between this wellspring of information and my own extensive knowledge … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

You Can Groat Your Own Way

Okay, okay. I’ve been known to get judgy at the grocery store. It’s hard for me when I see someone feeding their toddler Coke® from a sippy cup or a … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Judgment-Free Zone

Sometimes your errands take longer than you planned. Sometimes the weather keeps you from going to the grocery store. Sometimes you get lost in a book and lose track of … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 2 Comments
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