The Laughs and Jesus Blog

God shows his hand in so many of my everyday life scenarios - from poop to pork butts.
How could I keep any of that to myself?

(Oh and this is where it all began more than a decade ago when I began writing as the Cape Wearing Mom. My sister actually made me a cape and I even wore it in public. #truestory )

Epic Dumb Thing #427… The One in Front of the Mayor.

I do dumb stuff so often I’ve probably set a record. You do too? Wait, no, I assure you we are on different levels of the dumb stuff ranking pyramid. Trust me. I’m sure I have a doctorate degree in doing dumb stuff. In support of this statement, I’ll give you Exhibit A – epic dumb thing #427. It’s a […]

Babe, We Need to be Prepared.

Eric and I recently attended a fun date night event at our church. We laughed at the answers given by the panel of married couples all with varying lengths of marriages. The whole time I was listening, I kept trying to think of what we would say if asked these same questions. You know… preparation is critical. “What would she […]

Didn’t See That Coming

Ever find yourself in a place in your life and wonder how the heck you got there? Like this looks much different than I imagined or I never thought I’d be doing “X” …yet here I am? (Please tell me I’m not alone.) I sat on the porch this morning. As any true southerner would, I’ve spent many hours there in […]

Yikes! She Fell Down the Stairs.

I am fortunate enough to have a couple friends who I’ve known for 40-45+ years. When you’ve been friends that long, the conversations are… well they’re just different, in an easy going, “we know everything about each other” kinda way. So when lifelong friend Amy and her family came to visit, we simply did life together in the same home […]

OMG. We Got a Dog. 

It was a Saturday. I was baking butchering macarons. Like me, Eric was trying not to watch the Carolina v. Clemson football game, but both of us were unsuccessful. While my egg whites were whipping, I was holding my breath during another 3rd and long situation for my beloved Gamecocks. So you see, I blame the dog acquisition on being […]

My Mom Zinged Me.

My mama can be so stinkin’ funny and not even mean to be. She is typically so calm, quiet and sweet that you’d never expect these hilarious one liners to come from her. But every now and then, she’ll zing you.  Before I get to the zing (it’s at the end and worth the wait – promise), let me explain […]

Any of Y’all Ever Had Jalapeno Hands?

Please tell me I’m not alone. I feel like I might be. Have you ever even heard of jalapeno hands? Yea, it’s a thing. Yes, I’m serious. No I’m not joking. No it won’t kill you (I don’t think), but you won’t forget your experience with jalapeno hands as long as you live. Trust me.  Eric and I were trying […]

Let the Sticky Note Battle Begin.

Ever gotten a note from someone at just the right time and it encouraged you and made your day brighter? Yea well, this is not that. Well I mean it is if you’re spirits are lifted by a wacky sense of humor. Because I have plenty of that and use it often in my “note game”. Let me explain. I […]

Girl, Get Out the Box.

Working in a cubicle had its challenges. On this day, I needed a change in my setup to inspire fresh enthusiasm for the tasks at hand. My back had already proclaimed that if it didn’t get relief and a new position it was going to refuse to function any longer. So… I used what I had and made myself a […]

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