Monthly Archives: February 2014

Portable Tunes with Earjax Echo

Portable Tunes with Earjax Echo

I believe I’ve mentioned before I have a problem with earbuds. I can never seem to find a pair that fit the way I like them, stay in while exercising and produce good sound. At least not in my price range. On the rare occasion that I ...
Thrift Treasure:  Quelf

Thrift Treasure: Quelf

There I was, standing in the living room with my arms outstretched and doing the can-can. Had I lost it? Mid-life crisis? Maybe, but our latest thrift treasure sure helped trigger it! I present to you our latest $1.38 purchase: Quelf. Buyin ...
Mail Didn’t Always Have an E

Mail Didn’t Always Have an E

We usually take Saturdays off from posting but Work From Home {with kids} recently shared about GingerMail and I think it’s a cool idea worth sharing, too. While I haven’t tried it out, I think the concept is great. Writing lett ...
Ambiguity Word Game Overview

Ambiguity Word Game Overview

Part of the fun of writing about games is we always get to try out new types of board games, puzzles and strategy games. What makes this game even more interesting to us is our ‘connection’ with the inventor. My brother, may he ...
Can 21 Days Make a Difference?

Can 21 Days Make a Difference?

Growing up, I had horrible experiences with the dentist. My parents emphasized good habits of brushing our teeth and made sure we were happy with the toothbrushes and toothpaste we had. From what I remember, we did a pretty good job. Unfort ...
Another Snow Day? Build a Roller Coaster!

Another Snow Day? Build a Roller Coaster!

For the fourth (or fifth) time this year, you could hear the collective groan of mothers across the area as the announcement went out that we would have ANOTHER snow day. Whether a mom works from home, has young children not of school age o ...
How to Correctly Replace a Shower Head

How to Correctly Replace a Shower Head

Take a look at your shower head. Go ahead, take a good look. I’ll wait. It is clean and free of buildup? Even if you answered “yes” to this question, is it clean on the inside? Do you enjoy the same amount of water pressur ...
Hot Chocolate, Popcorn and Bingo

Hot Chocolate, Popcorn and Bingo

Shortly after we were married, my husband was offered a job in California. Being young with no house or children to be concerned about, we decided it was an ideal time for us to take a chance. He would go out ahead of time and I would remai ...
Thrift Treasure:  Laser Khet 2.0

Thrift Treasure: Laser Khet 2.0

Imagine the classic game of chess. But with lasers! Yes, lasers! A mix of old and new makes up our latest thrift find:  Laser Khet 2.0 We had seen this game for sale on the store shelves, but at $39.99 couldn’t justify the price not k ...

HGTV Home Jessie Chair Giveaway

In December, we shared our adventures in furniture shopping where we walked you through our experience of purchasing an HGTV Home Furniture Jessie Chair from American. At that time, we told you about how many different options we had for se ...