Monthly Archives: October 2012

Change is Inevitable so Be Prepared

Change is Inevitable so Be Prepared

Taking my daughters to swim practice is important to me. I enjoy watching them (and of course, socializing with the other moms) but it is also because I know how difficult it is for their dad to take them. He’s perfectly capable and i ...

Interactive Sesame Street

Our plans for today got a bit off track. We had planned on going out-and-about for the day but switched things up a bit when we all took too long to get moving. Since last Saturday and Sunday required us to be up at o’dark hour for a ...
Light on Calories – Not on Flavor

Light on Calories – Not on Flavor

I’m less than five pounds from my goal weight. Although it may seem like it has been a long process, since we aren’t dieting and are simply changing our habits, I couldn’t expect it to melt away fast.  Well, I could, but t ...

That Vudu That You Do So Well

There are only a few movies that I have on my short list of all-time favorites.  On that list is the Men in Black series.  This is a series that I not only see in the theater, but have to own my own copy.  Well, I just found out that the pr ...
The Frogs Are Safe

The Frogs Are Safe

I must have been in the 6th grade or so when I received my first BB gun.  I have long since forgotten the brand or model, but I do remember the great feeling of ‘power’ when I held it.  Down the hill from our house was a small r ...
An Upgrade for the Important Bits

An Upgrade for the Important Bits

Guilty as charged.  Like 99.9% of all guys out there, I am only concerned with my underwear when there is a problem.  NO, not that kind of problem…the “hey, there’s nothing clean to wear” problem.  At last count I ha ...
From Hot to Not: Pick a Pepper

From Hot to Not: Pick a Pepper

Despite the fact that I’m watching my weight and changing my eating habits, I still like to eat out. Scratch that. I LOVE to eat out.  Splurging on a meal out every once in a while helps validate our process.  We’ve made general ...
Safety for the Mobile Generation

Safety for the Mobile Generation

With my Mother-in-law scheduled to arrive in a few days, I’m in OMG-I-need-to-clean mode. So I solicited the assistance of my girls to dust and vacuum while I did more difficult tasks like steaming the carpet. They spent the morning b ...
Rewards of Poolside Shopping

Rewards of Poolside Shopping

As you know, the “SAHM” part of SAHM Reviews stands for Stay-At-Home-Mom. But as my kids get older, seldom do I stay at home. Aside from school activities, they are involved in gymnastics, religious education and the big time-si ...