& you ruin everything, pinterest

This little story entertained me so much on a grey hazy “too cold for spring” Oregon morning that I actually laughed out loud over it.  No, I won’t type “LOL” – this laughing deserved typing out the three words “laughed out loud.”

Thank you for this. It genuinely lifted my spirits. My favorite phrase in the piece was “swirly doodads”.

& squatch makes three

You know Pinterest, right? Of course you do—everyone knows Pinterest. It’s that awesome little social media pinboard website that lets people share all kinds of amazing gems hidden on the internet.

WRONG.

PINTEREST IS OUT TO DESTROY YOU AND EAT YOUR SOUL.

Once upon a time, when your wife volunteered to make a birthday cake to celebrate her mother’s and sister’s birthdays, she could just throw a can of frosting on top of one of Mrs. Crocker’s finest box mixes and call it good. In, out, done. Boom.

Then along comes Pinterest to make everyone look bad. Now just to keep up with the internet’s Joneses, she’s gotta buy two cake mixes and some food coloring so that there are multiple layers in incrementally deeper hues of pink. Then she has to separate out the cake mixes, dyeing each batch perfectly and baking them so they come out right before…

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