Monthly Archives: April 2014

Ritual Tea Mother’s Day Giveaway

Ritual Tea Mother’s Day Giveaway

With the magic of the microwave, boiling water for tea is a snap. For me, however, there’s something therapeutic about pouring water from a kettle after hearing the whistle blow. So a few years ago, I added it to my Christmas wish lis ...
Building Confidence and Empowerment

Building Confidence and Empowerment

It is the job of every parent to prepare their child for life. That comes in all shapes and forms for their entire life – teaching them manners when they are young, sharing the importance of healthy eating, helping them with their sch ...
Recycle Electronics and Be Rewarded

Recycle Electronics and Be Rewarded

While there are advantages to living in Iowa, there are many things about big city living that I really miss. When I was in LA we had so many things we could do… Awesome food, activities and events, sports and of course, seldom a lack ...
Wear Retro. Eat Retro. Watch Retro.

Wear Retro. Eat Retro. Watch Retro.

I have discovered something that I hate to admit. I’m old. Maybe I don’t always act like it. Sometimes I don’t look like it. I’ve been told I don’t sound like it. But I have memories of fashion, food and TV sho ...
Thrift Treasure:  Relic Raiders

Thrift Treasure: Relic Raiders

Most of the treasures we have demonstrated on SahmReviews are flat and two-dimensional. This week’s Thrift Treasure literally takes board games to a new level by featuring a pop-up playing field. The good people at Goodwill know a uni ...
Mother’s Day Swag Bag Giveaway Event

Mother’s Day Swag Bag Giveaway Event

While I’m fortunate enough to have a husband who does as much for the kids as I do (if not more), many moms are unsung heroes constantly on the go for their family. Mother’s Day is a time to give them a day off… pamper the ...
Silicone – Best Invention Ever!

Silicone – Best Invention Ever!

I’m a huge fan of silicone. We saw it everywhere when we lived in Los Angeles and it seemed like nearly every household had sprung for the upgrade or was planning to in the near future! The price kept coming down as it became more pop ...

Recipes to Celebrate National Pretzel Day

Did you know that April 26th is National Pretzel Day? Yuh-huh. It sure is. If you’re anything like me, you don’t really NEED an excuse to snack but having one doesn’t hurt. When we changed our eating habits a few years ago ...
Get the Air Circulating

Get the Air Circulating

This past winter has been ridiculously harsh. I’ve experienced some cold winters but this one was exceptionally bad. We’re already past tax day and the weather is just now getting to the point where we can wear something besides ...
Taking Extra Care of Keepsakes

Taking Extra Care of Keepsakes

I lost my father in 2001. He was trying to do better, but years of smoking and general unhealthy living had taken a toll on his body. It came as a shock to us all, he was only 57. I miss him. Those that knew my dad knew he collected about e ...