quintuple good blog tour

I have to apologize to you, my loyal so-and-sos, because this Blog Tour post is REALLY overdue. Especially when you consider I’ve been tagged to participate by not one, not two, but FIVE PEOPLE:

Jeff of Jeff and Jill Went Up the Hill

Amber of Mommy Needs Wine, Not Whine

Kate of Can I Get Another Bottle of Whine?

Chris of Pixie CD

Stickymom at Sticky Fings

But guys? Listen. Try to understand — I’ve just been super busy this month. As much as I wanted to write the Blog Tour post, I kept getting sidetracked by stuff like:

  • Avoiding the Blog Tour post;
  • Not doing the Blog Tour post;
  • Putting off the Blog Tour post; and
  • Saying “I’m going to go write that Blog Tour post!” and then sitting around watching YouTube videos.

Still, “better late than never” as they* always say, so without further ado, let’s Blog Tour!

*platitudinous morons

What am I working on?

I am currently working on:

  • A couple of kidney stones
  • Guest posts for Meg Sanity, Abandoning Pretense, and The European Mama
  • My regular submission for BLUNTMoms
  • A painful underground zit right in the middle of my fucking cheek
  • Killing this fly
  • Holding in a fart
  • Several anthology submissions
  • Your mom

How Does Your Work Differ From Other Work in Its Genre?

I would say that my work differs from other work in its genre in that I have very few boundaries other than my steadfast refusal to use the “c” word in print. I’ll say the “c” word out loud, though. I’ll say it RIGHT TO YOUR “C” WORD FACE.

Why Do I Write What I Do?

It’s probably an obvious answer to say that I write my comedy pieces to make people laugh, but it really is just that simple. I love when I manage to turn around a reader’s crummy day with nothing more than a well-timed poop joke.

But here’s another fun fact. I started this blog as a way to teach myself to write regularly instead of — you know. Not doing it at all. And you know what? It’s worked really well. I’ve put out more original material in eight months than I have in 10 years.

How Does Your Writing Process Work?

Writing process?


*wipes tear*

Man, I don’t know. I don’t have a process. If I think of something funny, I write about it. Then I edit it until it’s acceptable for human consumption. Then I publish it.

Period. Punto.

Three Blogs I Recommend

Obviously, I love each and every one of the bloggers who tagged me. Just in case you forgot, here they are again:

Jeff of Jeff and Jill Went Up the Hill

Amber of Mommy Needs Wine, Not Whine

Kate of Can I Get Another Bottle of Whine?

Chris of Pixie CD

Stickymom at Sticky Fings

But here are three more that I *highly* recommend:

Foxy Wine Pocket

Everyone knows Foxy is my hot wet slutty blog wife. Anyone who reads me regularly (or follows me on Facebook) will not be surprised she’s in my number one slot.

*in my number one slot* *snrk*

Foxy’s blog is funny, irreverent, and full of keen observations and slick truths. She says everything we always wanted to say about parenthood but were afraid to. Start with this story about her son’s inappropriate text message, and then move onto a detailed account of her drunken adventures in real estate.

Then binge read everything else on her site.


If Foxy is my blog wife (which I accidentally just spelled “whife”), Brooke Takhar is my very favorite mistress. (You know the one I mean. The one who does *that* stuff.) An amazing writer with precious few boundaries, she recently rocked Scary Mommy with a hilarious post about dirty kid butts. She also just posted a super entertaining anecdote on her own blog about a run-in with some neighborhood tweens selling slimy Nutella-covered banana slices. I dare you not to read it.

Orange and Silver

If Foxy is my ball and chain, and Brooke is my piece on the side, then Tracy of Orange and Silver is my cyber crush. Tracy is wry, funny, and she can spin a YARN, bitches. Two of my more recent favorites are this piece about a peculiar, fanatically religious woman named Luggage Linda and this one about a recent lice outbreak.

And that’s the end of today’s Blog Tour post! Till next time!



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Photo credits:
Title: “BMWi, Empfang Handelsminister von Norwegen Info non-talk.svg. Depicted people: Skaug, Arne: Handels- und Wirtschaftsminister, Norwegen. Depicted place: BMWi. Date: 15 February 1960. Photographer: Steiner, Egon Institution. German Federal Archives. Source: Logo Bundesarchiv. This image was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv) as part of a cooperation project. The German Federal Archive guarantees an authentic representation only using the originals (negative and/or positive), resp. the digitalization of the originals as provided by the Digital Image Archive. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license. Attribution: Bundesarchiv, B 145 Bild-F007576-0021 / Steiner, Egon / CC-BY-SA 3.0 — Modified