Monthly Archives: March 2010

Outdoor Play… but Inside

Outdoor Play… but Inside

We have a new Julie to add to the Contribution Author list at SahmReviews! When I talked to Julie about whether she would be interested in reviewing California Baby Bubble Bath, she explained that her kids love bubble baths.  Seriously, wha ...
The Lazy Way to Share

The Lazy Way to Share

When Miss M was born in 2003, we were simultaneously thrilled and relieved following many years of fertility treatments and a high risk pregnancy. So each day for the first year of her life, I either photographed her or videotaped her (or c ...
Magic Marker on my Computer

Magic Marker on my Computer

Despite enjoying to write, I’m actually a math geek by trade. Accountant to be specific. So my brain enjoys things relating to numbers – math in general, spreadsheets like Excel, money, calculations and puzzles. When I was a kid ...
Finding Inner Peace

Finding Inner Peace

I have a Guardian Angel. It’s true. I’d call myself “crazy” except there was a witness. It was back in 1994 when I met her. A blustery snow storm in South Carolina on my way back to Florida after a visit with my mom. ...
Read the Fine Print

Read the Fine Print

In case you hadn’t figured it out yet, I’m one of those people who has an opinion and loves to share it. I’ve been that way for as long as I can remember and I’m certain my parents would attest to that… as woul ...
A Whine Tour through France

A Whine Tour through France

I read a *lot*, averaging more than one book a week, and close to half of what I read is non-fiction mostly spread across history, biography, autobiography, and memoirs. I actually prefer autobiographies and memoirs because it tends to brin ...
No Appliance Rebate? What Can You Do?

No Appliance Rebate? What Can You Do?

March 1st at 8:00 am. All I wanted was a small piece of the appliance rebate program to apply toward a new dishwasher. $200 was the allowable amount for a dishwasher. Is that so hard to ask for when the state of Iowa has (or should I say HA ...
So Easy You Can Do It Twice

So Easy You Can Do It Twice

I don’t proclaim to be the best cook in the world, but I don’t believe I’m the worst, either. I can make some really wonderful meals if I plan for it. Cooking is something I enjoy and if I thought I had a good knack for it ...
Vegetables Don’t Lie

Vegetables Don’t Lie

My youngest child is four and has learned to lie. It drives me bonkers! Usually his lies are about things that aren’t really that important. He has an issue with getting into my things. He climbs up shelves in the closet and pantry an ...
I’ve Been Shot…Oh How Unsurprising!

I’ve Been Shot…Oh How Unsurprising!

During the past month, I’ve been learning how to play Call of Duty Modern Warfare. One of the things I asked for when I had my birthday earlier this month, was to play COD MW on the XBox 360. Well I got my wish! After everyone but my friend ...