Yearly Archives: 2010

This Halloween was Extremely Cool

There are some holidays that I can take or leave.  I’m not exactly a Hallmark person.  While a lot of people say that Christmas is their favorite holiday, it is a bittersweet holiday for me.  As the kids get older, I warm up to it a b ...
That’s a Piece of Cake… err, pie.

That’s a Piece of Cake… err, pie.

When I was a young child, each year for my birthday my mom made a cake for me as well as one for my brother, whom I shared a birthday with. Once we were older, she let us pick what we wanted and without fail, he asked for her homemade cherr ...
The Annual Power of Pink

The Annual Power of Pink

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’re fully aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I typically avoid duplicating posts because I want diversity on SahmReviews.com. However, for an annual campaign, I need to bend ...
How Many Watches is too Many? ∞

How Many Watches is too Many? ∞

I love watches. There, I said it. For as far back as I can recall, I have always enjoyed wearing some type of watch on my wrist. I grew up in the multiple-watches-on-one-arm Swatch era, and while I don’t recall sporting more than one ...
The Gift of Pencils

The Gift of Pencils

I have many fond memories of the school I attended from Kindergarten through 5th grade. I remember the really cool giant cube we had in Kindergarten that had different things to learn on each side. A zipper, some buttons, the shoe laces. I ...
Like a Subway but with Jello

Like a Subway but with Jello

I’m starting to realize that we have one of two problems. Either my kids watch too much television or they are just too impressionable. Since I know how much television they watch, I choose the latter… they’re too impressi ...
A Little Less Unbearable Flu

A Little Less Unbearable Flu

I hate getting sick and trying to take care of the kids at the same time. Worse, I’m miserable when they are sick because all I do is worry, worry, worry. We’re planning ahead this year and already got our flu shots. DH and I to ...
Sandwiches with a Treasure Inside

Sandwiches with a Treasure Inside

Years ago, in my pre-kid days, I was a consultant for Pampered Chef. I have this thing about kitchen gadgets and selling the products was actually an opportunity for me to buy them for myself at a discount. When products rolled out, we coul ...
Dreaming of the Giggles and Squeals

Dreaming of the Giggles and Squeals

Cheerios® is giving you the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, your ultimate family vacation. As part of a paid promotion for their “Do What You Love” Sweepstakes, Cheerios® is sponsoring my post today about what my ultimate fa ...
Does Cola Cause Intoxication?

Does Cola Cause Intoxication?

I’m guessing that the title of this post raised a very resounding “Duh. NO” response from everyone that read it.  I’m not an idiot so I totally know the answer.  Then why on earth would I pose the question “Doe ...