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Unsolved Mysteries


Why do they insist on going outside in stocking feet?


Why do these little girly strollers always come apart?


Why does sauerkraut have only 5 calories per serving, but chocolate ice cream has 140?


Why are there never any spoons?


Where did all the other socks go?

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  1. TinaMaria says:

    This is one of my favorite posts to date! It's so good to know that these unanswered questions pop up in other peoples lives.

  2. So true! I think the spoons are gone because of the ice cream. I have extra socks with and without holes. Should we have a sock exchange? :D Or just make sock puppets?

  3. Nancy M. says:

    These are life's great mysteries! Wish I had an answer.

  4. Tara aka "Mama Koala" says:

    I thought I was the only one with the missing spoons–seriously, we have a sock monster and a spoon monster in this house.

  5. Donna and Greg says:

    Monthly I have a "socks without partners" meeting at my house! If after 2 months some still don't have partners….they are out of here!

    Hummm…maybe is you eat sour kraut and chocolate ice cream together you would burn more calories? Don't think I want to find out.

    Here is another one for ya…how come when its school time, no one can find a sharpened pencil?

  6. Mominin says:

    Do you live at my house? I even called my husband over because these same mysteries occur at our house, too. (Except for the sauerkraut. None of that here!!).

  7. Jenn @ Beautiful Calling says:

    There are a few years between my husband and I. My husband was a bachelor for 14+/- years before we met and got married. He CLAIMS (not that I am saying he's not telling the truth…LOL) that he never had missing mates to socks until I came along and started doing laundry. I'm not sure about that but I am so glad to hear that someone else has a sock eating monster at their place.

  8. Jessica :) says:

    Ah, the great mysteries! At our house, we have a hard time with dishes mysteriously dissapearing. I still can't figure out what happened with those two bowls, the one plate and the saucer. :D Great post!

  9. Katie @ goodLife {eats} says:

    A pair of my daughter's capris have mysteriously disappeared. She wore them one day a couple weeks ago. I could have sworn that I washed them (and the matching shirt). The shirt survived, but I have not seen the capris since.

  10. LOL – ditto on ALL of them!

  11. thehorizontalyoyo says:

    Oh how misery loves company. Last night, I got my green laundry basket out and started pairing up missing socks with their partners. It hasn't been done in a good long while. As we speak, I had to put about ten single socks back in the basket and in my laundry room and wait for the pairs to come out of hiding…. *sigh*

  12. OH LOL to Funny! I believe our socks just run away from home! they run in FEAR of my kids! We are always missing drinking glasses at our house and spoons.Oh and ink pens!!
    I guess when they are all grown we will miss these crazy things!

  13. BusyMom says:

    Our stroller is constantly having to be fixed so that dolly can sit back down.

    Great post!

  14. Jennifer says:

    I finally caved and bought a box of plastic spoons to cover me when we ran out, which is frequently.

  15. Coupon Cravings says:

    Love this post. I have the same EXACT issue with spoons. I just had to buy a set of 8 spoons at Target that kind of match with the other silverware. Where did they all go??

    Erin :)

    • Desert Rose says:

      @Coupon Cravings, We found a few outside; INSIDE the couch…I’m talking in where the springs are!; and of course…the kids room in drawers, under the matress, and under the dressers!

  16. Desert Rose says:

    LOL!

    So glad to know I’m not the only one with these questions!!

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