The cynical crayon

I'm Cynical,mostly facetious,always bespectacled & hilarious. This where I chronicle the trials and tribulations of life as a stay at home mom.

OK lets not oversell, my friends think that I'm funny; Is that like having your mom say you're pretty?

Questions? drop me a line: or follow me on Twitter @cynicalcrayon




Happy Friday! I hope you guys have a better Friday than Jason

Happy Friday! I hope you guys have a better Friday than Jason

Mom is today is my actually birthday?
My son to me regarding his upcoming birthday. 
  • My daughter: Mom can we go to grandma's house?
  • My son: Yeah! Let's go see granny
  • Me: Why?
  • My daughter: I like visiting her.
  • My son: We have soooo much fun there!
  • Me: What do you do that is soooo much fun?
  • My daughter: She lets us watch TV.
  • My son: And she gives us chocolate and Cheezies!
  • Me: What else do you do?
  • My daughter: Whatever we want!

I had never looked at it that way.

Rules: Insert your answers to the questions below. Then tag at least 10 followers or whatevs (I chose whatevs).

I’m not going to tag anyone but if you want answer these questions please feel free. Thanks ifjanetranit for tagging me :0)

  • Name: Crayon aka CC 
  • Birthday: Closer to Christmas than I would like.
  • Gender: Female
  • Sexuality: The human kind? 
  • Height: 5’6
  • Time zone: EST
  • What time and date is it there: Sept 8 10:15 PM
  • Average hours of sleep I get each night: Six to Seven hours
  • otps: Westly & Buttercup 
  • My most used phrase(s): You have got to be kidding me!
  • First word that comes to mind: Inconceivable!
  • What I last said to a family member: We really need a new salad spinner. 
  • One place that makes me happy & why: A cruise ship, everyone is happy and having fun. Plus they have midnight chocolate buffets.
  • How many blankets I sleep under: 1-2 depending on the thickness of the blankets
  • Favorite beverage: Rum & Coke, Lychee Martini, Hot chocolate
  • The last movie I watched in the cinema: Guardians of the galaxy
  • Three things I can’t live without: Food, water & Air
  • Something I plan on learning: How to drive a stick shift
  • A piece of advice for all my followers: “You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it’s your last. Bullshit. Life is long. You’re probably not gonna get hit by a bus. And you’re gonna have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years.” - Chris Rock
  • You all have to listen to this song: I love this cover of the Jackson 5’s I want you back.

Off for an early morning #bike ride. Via Instagram

A day in the life of a SAHM

I hadn’t seen one of these in a long time. Who remembers playing this game as a child? Via Instagram