Your Nickname ~ Love it or Hate it?

Do you have a nickname?  If so, do you like it? love it? hate it?

Sure we all have nicknames that people give us based off our name. For example, my last name is Adams, so I’ve heard my fair share of people humming the Addams Family theme and snapping their fingers  (you just tried it didn’t you? – I know some of you did).  This one actually makes me smile. I loved the show and while I might resemble cousin IT more than mom Morticia, it could be worse since there always is Uncle Fester.

I have another nickname that tend to hide. I love the story behind it since it makes me laugh, but the name in of itself I hate (no offense if it is your name). Oh, what is it? Well, let me explain first.

I have had long hair most of my life and as a kid I hated brushing it (yea, I was the typical tomboy). So the solution was to keep it in braids most of the time. My stepdad loves to assign names to people off of things and these braids were the target for mine. Only problem was, he got his fictional characters messed up and began calling me one that never wore braids.

I’m not sure if I would have liked it more if he got any of the right characters since I’m not sure Pippi Longstocking is much better than the one I was assigned (although she was a classic tomboy). Alas, I will never know.

So I have spent most of the past 25+ years shielding those I know from the truth….my nickname is……Alice.

Stop laughing….

If your name is Alice, I’m sure it is a lovely name for you. And if you are Ann B Davis, playing Alice on Brady Bunch made you some nice money. But for me… I’m not a fan.

Can you tell me what this girl has to do with a tomboy in braids?

So sad…..

My mom never calls me this thank god. She prefers to either yell in that mom kind of way that includes first and middle name. But since I usually was the good one, she usually just call me Brat. Hmm, now that I think about it, maybe I wasn’t the good one.


So…. what was / is your nickname? 


~~~till we laugh again~~~

Sunday Funnies ~ 13th Edition

Sunday Funnies Time!

Everyone’s Favorite Day~

Where I share some of the funny things I come across on Facebook or Google


Especially when you are listening to the drama filled folks


Exactly how I picture it happening too!


Explains some of you and your fascination with Pistachios 


Although  I try to do the other two in my head


Dang, look at the long line we are forming!


Oh so true


So what I think sometimes


Same people giving you Deja Poo. LOL


Hmm, I’m pretty sure all of your fit this category!


This one is for Photosfromtheloonybin as I know how proud she is of her whacked kids! 😀

This one just cracks me up!


So, which one was your favorite this week?


~~~till we laugh again~~~

Hey… Have you Met Dum Dum?

We all need a Dum Dum in our life.


Two Dum Dums lock their keys in the car. One of the Dum Dums tries to break into the car while the other one watches.

Finally the first dum dum says “Darn, I can’t get in the car!” The other dum dum replies, “keep trying, it looks like it is going to rain and the top is down”.


Q: How do you keep a Dum Dum busy for hours?
A: Write “Please turn over” on both sides of a piece of paper.


Q: Why did the dum dum get fired from the M&M factory?
A: He was throwing all the W’s away.


Looks like our Dum Dum was having a tough year

January – Took new scarf back to store because it was too tight.

February – Fired from pharmacy job for failing to print labels…..”duh”…..bottles won’t fit in typewriter!!!

March – Got excited…..finished jigsaw puzzle in 6 months… said “2-4 years!”

April – Trapped on escalator for hours…..power went out!!!

May – Tried to make Kool-Aid…..8 cups of water won’t fit into those little packets!!!

June – Tried to go water skiing…..couldn’t find a lake with a slope.

July – Lost breast stroke swimming competition…..learned later, other swimmers cheated, they used their arms!!!

August – Got locked out of car in rain storm… swamped, because top was down.

September – The capital of California is “C”…..isn’t it???

October – Hate M & M’s…..they are so hard to peel.

November – Baked turkey for 4 1/2 days…..instructions said 1 hour per pound and Dum Dum weighs 108!!!

December – Couldn’t call 911…..”duh”…..there’s no “eleven” button on the phone!!!

What a year!! Poor Dum Dum


A Dum Dum walked into a doctor’s office with two burnt ears. The doctor asked, “What happened to your ear?” The Dum Dum replied, “I was ironing and the phone rang, so instead of picking up the phone, I picked up the iron and put it to my ear.
Still not satisfied, the doctor asked, “Well, what happened to the other ear?”
“The sucker called again!”


Q. What is the fastest way to get a one-armed Dum Dum out of a tree?
A. Wave at him!


Ok, I’ll stop. I’m sure one of these made you laugh!

I personally liked the last one!

Have a great weekend and remember, if you don’t know a Dum Dum….

It might be you!


~~~till we laugh again~~~

I Hate Waking Up

Are you a morning person? A Night Person?

Confused as to  what you are?

Sign me up for option 3. 


I hate mornings yet can’ sleep in.

I love nights, but most of the time crash by midnight.

I think I’m a tweener. Caught in-between one extreme or the other.  Then again, seems to be the way I roll on most things.

I hate mornings. Yet I like them once I’m awake. Maybe it is the process of waking up when all I want to do is sleep. Especially if I was having a good dream to get back to. Not that I would remember what it was if you asked, I just know I liked it.

Yep, I hate getting up. Not just due to some funky alarm telling me to get up either. Although it is quiet irritating when I use it. However, most of the time my darn internal clock says, rise and shine it is light outside. Sure I can sometimes drift back off for a wee bit. But I finally figured out the problem…..My Brain.

Yep, it’s my brains fault. (double-check that I typed brain and not blaming some random guy name Brian)….

You see, once my brain engages, it doesn’t turn off. Thinking of all the junk I need to do, should have done, and better do. Sometimes I can quiet it back down if I do a few of the things that are keeping it going, but if someone starts talking to me…forget it. Then it is going a mile a minute.

I’ve already discussed how I can’t take naps. So now, I am stuck with a brain that will be engaged until midnight.

I’ve been up for a few hours already and want a nap. And it’s only 8:30.

Maybe if I stop typing and put my laptop to the side I can close my eyes for a 1/2 hour?

Or maybe I’ll lie awake realizing I haven’t accomplished anything yet and I have 50 million things to do. Like check blog stats or answer blog comments or feed the dogs or call back…. well, you get the point…

I hate you brain….


~~~till we laugh again~~~

Letter to Mr Ride My Ass

Dear Mr. Ride My Ass,

Yes, I see you behind me. In your big semi truck. I notice the speed limit on this little road we are on says 55 miles an hour. I notice that I’m going 60 miles and hour and I also notice that you are getting closer and closer by the minute. I’m pretty impressed by your 70+ miles an hour in that big rig.

I’m pretty sure those teeth on your grill are meant to intimidate me as you fill up my rear view mirror. Grrrrr, I’ll eat you up you silly ice cream truck!”. I can hear it screaming now.

But you know what? I’m not afraid. If anything, I laugh at your over aggressive driving harassment. Ha Ha Ha!  All you make me want to do is slow down to make sure you can’t pass. I have the upper hand on this two lane highway. Sure you might be bigger than me, but I have the power right now. I know those teeth aren’t real.

So you just chill right back and settle in. It’s going to be a long 10 miles for you bub! You done messed with the wrong Pink Ice Cream Truck!


The nice lady in the truck you are trying to eat.

PS. The Oreo Sundae on the side of the truck is fake. It is not real. So calm down.


~~~till we laugh again~~~


I Wonder if Sarcasm Can Be a Full Time Job

As you know, I’m looking to discover what I should be when I grow up.

They always say you should look at what you are most talented at or what you love to do. As I have built my list one item stands out that I’m wondering how can I make money from it. I love the sarcastic thoughts that come into my head.

There was a time when most of them came out my mouth, but life has taught me to keep them inside. Sometimes I’m cracking up and people don’t realize it’s from the thoughts dying to sneak out my mouth.

I can’t tell you how many times someone is telling about a conversation that just begged for a witty comeback and when I ask what they said in response, they just shrug and say “nothing”. OMG! You are killing me! These fools  just set you up and you didn’t take the no brainer comeback??

Or I’ll say, did you say… XXX and they will go “No, I didn’t think of that.”

So maybe I can make money with the Sarcastic Hotline.


Right when someone needs that good comeback, they tell the person “one sec” then they give us a quick call and my team and I can offer them great sarcastic responses for $3.99 a minute.

Hmm, this might have potential.


I might have to think this through. Surely with all the stupid things that get said, this can be a full-time gig. I can make tons of money!

To all my sarcastic brothers and sisters out there. Let’s think of how we can put this extreme talent we have to good use. After all, shouldn’t we use our special powers for good vs for evil?

Oh, and to those that think I’m serious…..Thus lies our problem……

<<<insert sarcastic comment here>>>


~~~till we laugh again~~~



Waiting….and Waiting….and Waiting to Pee

I hate having “windows” of time for a call or appointment.

Don’t you?


It seems like I’m always last.

Yet I get to get up early and wait. Then I get to wait some more.

And if I’m really lucky, I get to wait some more.

But you know what is the worse part of the wait?

Is when you gotta pee

Yep, by far, the worse.

Because you know deep in your heart,

that the minute you sit down that phone will ring.

So you wait some more.

And then it only get’s worse.

So you decide you can get in and out and do it in less than 60 seconds.

Surely that phone will not ring or if it does,

in 60 seconds you can pick it up by the 3 rd ring.

No problem.

And since by now you really have to go or you will be sitting in a puddle

You take that chance.

Then ….

It happens.

Not only is the phone ringing but it gets even worse

Yep, the stream keeps a coming if you know what I mean.

Quickly you analyze that if you do pick up, two things will happen

1. They will hear that bathroom echo that always gives you away &

2. Niagara Falls in the background will link to the echo and …



Well,  it really is their fault.

Did they really think I could hold it for the whole 4 hour window?



~~~till we laugh again~~~

Dumb Ducky Jokes

Quack Quack – Let’s Laugh


Thought I’d do something fun and share some Ducky Jokes. 

Shout out to this website who I “borrowed” them from


Q: What time does a duck wake up?

A: At the quack of dawn!


 Q: What do ducks get after they eat?

A: A bill!


 Q: What do you call a crate full of ducks?

A: A box of quackers!


 Q: Who stole the soap?

A: The robber ducky!


 Q: What do you call two ducks and a cow?

 A:  Quackers and Milk.

LOLLL (one of my favs)


 Q: What do you get if you cross a duck with fireworks?

 A: A firequacker!


 Q: What’s another name for a clever duck?

 A: A wise quacker!


 Q: What do you call it when it rains chickens and ducks?

 A: Foul (fowl) weather.


 Q: What says “Quick, Quick!”?

 A: A duck with the hiccups


Q: What has webbed feet and fangs?

A: Count Duckula


 Q: Where did the duck go when he was sick?

 A: To the Ducktor


Q: What did the detective duck say to his partner?

 A: I hope we Quack the case.



 Q: What did the duck say to the banker?

 A: My bill is bigger than yours.


 Q: Which side of a duck has the prettiest feathers?

 A: The outside!



Q: What did the duck carry his schoolbooks in?

A: His Quackpack


 Q: Why did the duck fly south for the winter?

 A: Because it was too far to walk.


 Q: Which animal grows down?

 A: A duck



 Customer: How much is that duck?

Shopkeeper: Ten dollars.

Customer: Okay, could you please send me the bill?

Shopkeeper: I’m sorry, but you’ll have to take the whole bird.


 A man and a duck are walking down the street together. Suddenly the man notices a low-flying airplane coming right for them. The man yells “DUCK!!!!” and the duck looks back at the man with an angry face and yells “MAN!!!!”


A duck walks into a pharmacy and says, “Do you have any chapstick?” When the pharmacist hands it to him, the duck replies, “Thanks, just put it on my bill.”


Ok, hope you liked some of them…

Some were cute and some did cause a grown or two. (ok, maybe three)

~~~till we laugh again~~~




Sunday Funnies ~ Edition 12

Sunday Funnies Time!

Where each week I share some of the funny things I’ve come across on Facebook or Google


Another Great Use for Our Ducky Friends

This just cracks me up


Why is it someone you know popped in your head when you read this?


This would be so awesome if it delivered too


Guilty as charged!


We all need to practice safe sex


If he flushes, don’t be in the car behind him


Imagine the look of surprise on your face when you open your eyes after the big note


Love this one! Too cute


This was my favorite of the week



This one wins!

Cracks me up!!


Have a great Sunday Everyone!!!!


~~~till we laugh again~~~

Forgive Me for I Have Sinned


Well, I made it 200 days into my 366 before I fell from grace.

I can always say that I will hit a normal 365 days and leap year is a bonus day for a Mulligan if you need one.


Yes, I have sinned. I will not complete my 366 days of laughter since I missed my post yesterday. Although, technically I had many people stop by and visit and I’m sure one or two laughed. But that is not the point.

Deep Sighhhhh   🙁

I got up early to go to my sisters to help with some stuff around her house. I was fixing stuff and working until the wee night. Ok, not the wee night, but I did get home a little after midnight. Then it hit me. Oh no! I missed my post.

I balled up in the corner, rocked and cried till I fell asleep.

I feel bad since surely at least 11 – 17 of my followers sat by their computers all day long just waiting for that email to hit them from Laughing at Everyday Life. They too probably cried in the corner as well. To them I am sorry.

I’ll try to make it up to you. I’ll try to do two posts today. (Tammy…you shouldn’t promise things you may not be able to do) But darn it! You 11 – 17 are worth it!!

I need to go say some Hail Mary’s and confess my sins. Wait I’m not Catholic. Whew, good because to me a Hail Mary is that pass the quarterback throws in the final seconds of the game. And I’m pretty sure that was the wrong one.

I know, how about I share two cakes I made today? Do you like the Angry Birds? I made a red bird and the black space bird. Both came out cool. Maybe if I share these ice cream cakes with you all you will forgive me. Feel free to eat them. (although I’m pretty sure buckwheatsrisk will wrestle you for them ~~ inside blogger joke)



They look yummy don’t they?

Ok, I have to go do a few other things. I’ll be back later. Thank you for forgiving me. Or at minimum, not turning me into the WordPress Post a Day in 2012 Police.


~~~till we laugh again~~~


Two New Duckies for the Collection

OK, I will not lie. I am doing a fluff post today.

But I’m excited about my two new additions to my ducky collection.

Ducky #1 was actually given to me by Buckwheatsrisk, when she saw him she knew I just had to have him.


This is Squirt

Isn’t he cute?

He is a happy little fella!


My other new addition came from my nephews and sister.

He is a big boy. He is much bigger than the other duckies.

Then again, he isn’t a he. I’m pretty sure she is a she.

This is Dotty

Guess she could have been spotty, but she is dotty

Which now makes her the 3rd Dotty in my life.

My late grandmother went by Dotty

(I doubt she came back as a rubber ducky though, but you never know since she went to the beat of her own drummer)

Then I have Dotty Headbanger who lent me her two duckies

Note to self, I may need a page on here for the collection of duckies

(update- check up top – I added one!)

After all, I am sharing with you my adoring fans as I collect them. Seems only fair.

Well there you have it. My two new babies.

Feel free to send me any duckies you think will be good for the collection.

Only catch is, they have to help other’s smile or laugh.


~~~Till we laugh again~~~

Never Stop Laughing


You don’t stop laughing because you grow old,

You grow old because you stop laughing


This is so true.

When you lose your ability to laugh I feel a piece of you just starts to die. What keeps us alive is our ability to laugh.

It never fails, if I want to cry over something that has happened, I always find myself laughing. I’ve even gotten in trouble at times due to this.  However, I would never change it.


I know I will be an 80-year-old woman who feels half her age due to my ability to laugh. I have met many, many people through this blog who live their life with the same theory. That no matter what garbage that has been thrown their way, they still find a way to laugh.

I wish at times I could help everyone find the humor in a moment. It is even more critical to find our laughter in our darkest moments. It is what helps us survive those times. The greatest feedback I receive is when folks let me know that my blog is part of their daily routine for a laugh. I feel privileged and honored.


Let’s all commit to spend the rest of our time here on this earth laughing.

When you have those days where you can’t find your laughter from within, then quickly find your laughter through friends (real or cyber) or through any method you can (TV, movies, Facebook, people watching) – anything – just find it!

I promise, that laugh will help you get moving again.


~~~till we laugh again~~~