The Grammar Belle

Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time

Somebody alert the CDC, stat!

Hey, y’all. I have far too many friends out there battling cancer, diabetes, divorce, joblessness, and other craptastic stuff right now. And while cancer isn’t usually a laughing matter, I … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

If the shoe fits . . .

Hey, y’all! If you’re reading this blog post, it’s likely because: 1.    You’re related to me 2.    You work with me and want to see if I’m making subtle references to … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 16 Comments

It hit me like a lead pipe.

Hey, y’all! You won’t find me writing much about football on my blog. I enjoy it, especially the college variety and ESPECIALLY when my SMU Mustangs win (59–49 this weekend … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Falling for You

Hey, y’all! It’s finally feeling like fall ’round these parts. And that makes me very, very happy. I’ve never mentioned it here before, but fall is my favorite season of … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 12 Comments

Have a drink on me!

Hey, y’all! Hope you’re having a fantastic first week of October. One of my brilliant coworkers at my day job had an amazing idea: Why not hold a bracket-style Jell-O … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 7 Comments

Unruly: Rules That Really Aren’t

Hey, y’all! True and not surprising confession: I’m a big rule follower. Always have been, likely always will be. I’ve gotten a bit more adventurous/rebellious about certain things in my … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Very Pregnant Pause

Hey, y’all! If you’ve spent any amount of time in the South or read anything by a Southern writer, you already know how much we Southerners love our colorful comparative … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 11 Comments

A Black-Tie Affair

Hey, y’all! From what I see in magazines and on the morning talk shows, the end of the wedding season is approaching. All those June brides are home from their … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 11 Comments

A Veritable Who’s Who

Hey, y’all! Hope you’re having a lovely week. And I hope I can make it a bit lovelier with a little grammar/spelling lesson AND a new cocktail recipe! Who’s with … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Here We Go Again

Hey, y’all! It’s back-to-school day here in the TGB household! It may come as very little surprise that I love getting back into a regular routine after the unscheduled chaos … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 10 Comments

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