This fix came to me from the talented and incredibly lovely Abbie of Five Days...5 Ways. Her tech savvy husband helped her to out how to tame the unruly little box.
*Here is the text to insert into your blog html:
**Also, whenever you are editing the html language of your blog be sure to SAVE A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT TEMPLATE! That way, if anything goes wrong in your editing process, you have a copy of it to re-insert back into the text box.