Monthly Archives: February 2009

Bon bons as diet food? Why not?!

Bon bons as diet food? Why not?!

I don’t know about everyone else, but when I have a chocolate craving, it’s pretty much a diet killer. Most chocolates make me just want to keep eating them which makes my tummy very happy but my scale very angry.  It is really ...
Maybe She Caught Some Germs

Maybe She Caught Some Germs

We are always telling the kids that being selfish is not a good trait and encourage them to share.  As a result, our family has spent the past month practicing our sharing skills.  But not the good kind of sharing.  As in Miss M had a cold ...
Who Stole the Lucky Charms?

Who Stole the Lucky Charms?

I have to believe that I’m not the only mom in the world that has a problem getting kids to agree to try new stuff.  Yes, they’ll “take just one bite” because we tell them they have to but they have their mind made u ...
Grease for the Next Generation (Contest!)

Grease for the Next Generation (Contest!)

My mom enrolled me in dance classes when I was very young.   I’ve never asked why she started me in classes.  Did I show an interest in music or did the class come first and it created the passion?  Actually, until now I have never th ...
Three New Winners at SAHM Reviews

Three New Winners at SAHM Reviews

I’m excited to say that three contests recently closed and there are three new winners among us! Martina McBride CD Giveaway:  Congrats to Cheri2628 Lunch Box Cards Giveaway: Congrats to Donna Pledge Fabric Sweeper Giveaway:  Congrats ...
Outranked by a Cartoon Character

Outranked by a Cartoon Character

Did I mention that I recently won a set of Hasbro games?  Oops. I haven’t done that post yet, have I?  It was quite a nice package and included games Hasbro Family Game Night for the Wii along with several board games like Battleship, ...
Technology is Key to Being a Cool Mom

Technology is Key to Being a Cool Mom

If there’s one thing that I am NOT, it’s creative.  I’m not sure how I manage to keep my certification of being a mom since I don’t come up with all those cute crafty ideas that other moms do. During Miss M’s V ...
Your Inner Beauty. Literally.

Your Inner Beauty. Literally.

For the past few years, I’ve been exercising at the gym to try to physically get back into shape.  I’ll be 40 next year and I’m not getting any younger.  In addition to my physical appearance, I’m starting to refocus ...

Watching TV is Okay Sometimes

Some may call me a bad mom, but I think that there are advantages to letting kids spend time playing on the computer, playing video games and watching TV.  I don’t just hand over the reigns and let the TV be the baby sitter.  (Okay, s ...
Want it. Achieve it. Own it!

Want it. Achieve it. Own it!

I’ve always been a pretty strong-willed person.  Geez, I am one quarter Italian and was born a redhead so you could say it is in my blood.  I was never fearful of doing things on my own or standing my ground for the things I believed ...