Yearly Archives: 2008

A Turtle Walked into a Bar

A Turtle Walked into a Bar

I haven’t figured out why my mornings are so chaotic, but I think it has something to do with having a kindergartner that doesn’t move very fast in the mornings.  After getting her off to school, I grab a quick yogurt or piece o ...
A Package Inspired by Van Gogh

A Package Inspired by Van Gogh

Over the years, I’ve seen some interesting product packaging… but this one takes the cake.  I opened the box and this is what I found. No, this isn’t a gift from some deranged stalker.  They are Coosh headphones. It’ ...

Once you get past the toothpaste shrapnel, it’s great

I love getting stuff to review because it opens my eyes to new companies and products. As part of a blog tour through Family Review Network, I received an Oral-B Vitality Toothbrush.  To be completely honest, I didn’t realize I was go ...
Did the Borg Get Barbie?

Did the Borg Get Barbie?

The school had their local book sale recently during parent/teacher conferences and each of our girls were allowed to pick a book. Miss K, who is all things Barbie, headed straight for the selection of Barbie books. I giggled when she grabb ...
Winner – I Spy Game and Scratch Beginnings Book

Winner – I Spy Game and Scratch Beginnings Book

As much as I love winning blog giveaways on other sites, I also enjoy giving stuff away on mine.  Special thanks to KidStuff and Briarpatch for providing the “I Spy Private Eye” game.  Also thanks to Adam Shepard for the autogra ...

My Cup Overflowith. With Chocolate.

I remember when I was growing up, Halloween was a special day where we would drive from neighbor to neighbor and get candy.  Yes, I said drive.  We lived on an acreage and the houses weren’t close enough to walk to – especially ...

We Like to Move it Move it

The new Madagascar movie is opening up this weekend and I’m sure we’ll be heading to it. The girls have been counting down since we saw a preview for it in the theater several months ago.In conjunction with the launch, McDonald& ...

Retiring Before 40. It IS Possible

There was a time in my life when I had approximately 20 boxes of cereal in my pantry at any given time. Why? Because they were free after promotions and coupons. It was a time when I was very coupon and sale conscious and helped me develop ...

I Did Spy It…Oh, I Guess Not (Giveaway)

When I was the age my girls are now, we didn’t have video games.  We played with dolls and worked our way up to board games like Sorry, Parcheesi, Winning Ticket and Monopoly.  I love board games and will be the first to admit that I ...

16 Feet and Counting

I’m not shy about admitting that I’m not the best housekeeper.  Stay-at-home-MOM, not stay-at-home-MAID, I always say.  Several months ago, I read on a friend’s blog that CHAOS stands for “Can’t Have Anyone Ove ...