Four Hens and a Rooster

Telling stories of mid-life and raising teens and tweens. No matter how messy it may be!

merry fricking christmas

Scary Mommy’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays You show me one person that L-O-V-E-S everything about the holidays and I’ll show you a liar. As much as I love the THEORY of the holidays, nothing causes more stress and anxietymore

the lammily doll and taylor swift

First and foremost, I promise this isn’t supposed to be the Taylor Swift edition of Saturday Share, but it’s just the way it rolled this week. But first we start with the new “normal” Barbie… Introducing the Lammily Doll: Tiredmore

the advantages of having a teen driver

I’m so behind this week with getting posts done the night before, so I’m actually sitting here at 8:05 this morning and guess who just left to do their driver’s test? The marvelous Mackenzie!! She’s spent the past year andmore

when did you stop wearing makeup regularly

Do You Still Wear Makeup Regularly? I don’t consider myself to be a vain person. While I try to be neat and presentable, being a trend setter has never been important to me. There’s just too many other things thatmore


  Well, not really because while 16 was a fun age, it was also a little bit awkward. But those of us here can remember it as a time where there was so much potential for us – the worldmore

make facebook yours again

Have you noticed that your Facebook page is more out of whack than normal? It’s because the powers that be at Facebook are tweaking the algorithms again. If you’re like 6 billion other people in the world, chances are thatmore


I have a confession to make. From the very early days of mine and the Rooster’s courtship, I made it very clear that I did not want him to send me flowers for my birthday but rather, surprise me duringmore

the hypocrites and their judging of kim kardashian

I swore I wouldn’t acknowledge the Kim Kardashian photo shoot. While I was completely mesmerized by her very shiny, oily, oddly HUGE shelf?? of a butt, it wasn’t that big of a deal to me. Say what you will, but themore


I usually get my posts done the night before but got a call last night that upended my normal routine. I’m getting ready to head out the door to be with a friend of ours whose husband passed away unexpectedlymore

pecan chewies recipe

    When we moved back to NC 8 1/2 years ago, the bestie introduced me to this really cool chick whose name is Kim. Kim and her husband, Brandon, have 2 girls and are just a super fun familymore