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A few Thanksgiving leftovers

Now that it’s a week after Thanksgiving, is it too late to discuss what went on during the holiday? It should be obvious based on this post’s title, that regardless of your feelings on this matter, I’m going to discuss … Conti...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 4, 2014

Enter: The Au Pair

As I mentioned when discussing Too Many Cooks, sometimes when a sitcom has been on the air for a few years, the producers feel the need to shake things up a bit. One of the first things they usually try … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 3, 2014

Enter: The Au Pair

As I mentioned when discussing Too Many Cooks, sometimes when a sitcom has been on the air for a few years, the producers feel the need to shake things up a bit. One of the first things they usually try … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 3, 2014

And as for the Cutlet…

Naturally, I’ve been getting asked a lot of questions about the new additions to the family. For those of you who are curious, both Cujo and the Cutlass are doing well. They’re eating (and evacuating) well, and sleeping about as … C...
by The Cutter Rambles on Oct 2, 2014

Know your people

FXX recently completed their “Every Simpsons Ever” marathon. Since it is probably my favorite television show of all time, my cable box has spent a decent amount of time tuned to FXX over the past two weeks. It was nice to … Contin...
by The Cutter Rambles on Sep 4, 2014

So we bought a minivan

To her, driving a minivan is the ultimate surrender of whatever coolness we might have once possessed For me, that act of surrender came a few years ago when I traded in my convertible for a CR-V. Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jun 20, 2014

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: An Easter Journey

Every year, we typically head up to Long Island to visit Mrs. Cutter’s family for Easter. (For the completists among you, feel free to review last year’s trip.) When we looked to purchase airfare for our annual pilgrimage, we found the far...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 24, 2014

The Cutlet’s Magical Disney World Adventure – Part Two

If you missed my recap of day one, check it out here. We had one goal for our second day at Disney: Meet Elsa and Anna. The Frozen princesses have been holding court at Norway in the World Showcase section of … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 15, 2014

The Cutlet’s Magical Disney World Adventure – Part One

Disney World – It’s the happiest place on Earth. Unless I’m miscalculating, I’ve visited the various parks on twelve separate occasions. But none of those trips have come since 2006, and none of them have included the Cutl...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 10, 2014

Mrs. Cutter Takes Points Off the Board

As I’ve mentioned before, my daughter has developed a bit of a unique fashion sense. She’s apparently decided that EVERY outfit requires a tutu to go with it. Sometimes the tutus do indeed add a nice flourish to the outfit. … Contin...
by The Cutter Rambles on Feb 26, 2014

My Daughter Wore a Turkey Dress to School Today

I’m not sure who originally bought the dress; it was either Mrs. Cutter or her mother, but that isn’t important.  The important thing is that the Cutlet owns an orange dress that comes complete with a brown skirt, brown pants, … Co...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jan 8, 2014

Our Little Teenager

“Sweetie, it’s time to get up.” “No.” “You’ve got to get up and get ready for school.” “NO!  I DON’T WANT TO GO!” Thus began another morning with our three-going-on-thirteen-year-old...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jan 7, 2014

Winter Weekend With an Ill Child

It’s January!  As I explained to the Cutlet today, that means it’s just as cold as it was in December, but now we don’t have all of the fun holidays to look forward to.  (I apologize if you really get … Continue reading U...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jan 4, 2014

Afternoon at the Movies

Anyone familiar with the Cutlet – or anyone who has read more than a few posts on this site – would know that she is a big fan of princesses.  So when we saw that Disney had created a new … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 29, 2013

The Cutlet’s Big Day

Saturday was shaping up to be one of the biggest days in the Cutlet’s young life.  Her ballet studio was holding its end of the year recital, so for the first time ever, she would be performing a dance routine … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 15, 2013

ICE? ICE, Baby!

She seems to be understanding the concept of, "If I sit on this guy's lap and ask him for something, I'll probably get it on Christmas morning." Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 26, 2013

Lessons Learned from a Daddy-Daughter Road Trip

She seemed to be enjoying herself, but for some reason, her mood simply changed. (Which pretty much sums up what it's like to do anything with a three-year old.) Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 22, 2013

Pajamas, Pancakes, and Pizza Make for a Happy Girl

Once I heard about it, I became more than a little jealous. I wish my office would have a pajama and pancake day! I'd definitely be a lot more motivated to get up and go to work if they did. Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 22, 2013

The Three Day Weekend

I feel like I'm getting a special infomercial-style deal: We're going to throw in this extra day of the weekend at NO EXTRA CHARGE! Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 12, 2013

Halloween: Part Two

On Halloween night, my daughter preferred to eat fruit over candy. I don't know if this is a sign that I'm raising her well or that she's just a little crazy. Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 1, 2013


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