Monthly Archives: April 2015

When Blue Doesn’t Equate to Sad

When Blue Doesn’t Equate to Sad

Back in the PK days (pre-kid, that is) Scott and I worked hard, but we also found opportunities to enjoy ourselves. We had season tickets to the Lakers and still reminisce about the incredible game where Robert Horry beat the buzzer with a ...
Do You Dare(Devil) Miss This Show?

Do You Dare(Devil) Miss This Show?

Those of us who are Marvel superfans have been anxiously awaiting the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. From watching all the prior movies to shopping for Avenger snacks and clothes then catching up on episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ...
Saving Backs and Backpacks

Saving Backs and Backpacks

Since when do kids have so much homework? When I was in school we had homework, but it seemed like we brought home two books a night at most. Each night as the kids load up their backpacks with everything they need for the next day at schoo ...
Incontinence is No Joke

Incontinence is No Joke

The kids are into jokes these days. Not practical jokes, they leave that to their dad. We’re talking riddles, knock-knock and logic jokes. They’ve been sharing ones they read in books or heard at school while Scott and I have be ...
Thrift Treasure: Stack-Ominos

Thrift Treasure: Stack-Ominos

I thought I was familiar with nearly every version of dominoes. Whether it was just different-colored pieces, pieces with more than the standard 6 dots per side, triangular-shaped Tri-Ominos or the dusty version in every thrift store in Ame ...
A Date With The Avengers

A Date With The Avengers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions and comments are my own. Photos are ©SAHM Reviews. #AvengersUnite #CollectiveBias I hate stereotypes. As someone with two older brothers and a family i ...
Stretching the Dinner Dollars

Stretching the Dinner Dollars

While Scott and I choose to make (some) frugal choices now, there was a time when watching our pennies was a necessity. I shopped with coupons and stretched each paycheck as much as possible while making a lot of ground beef meals. The goal ...
Bonding With Paddington

Bonding With Paddington

As a kid of the 70’s, there weren’t many things to do. Play outside, read, do crafts, talk on the phone, participate in sports or hit the neighborhood or club swimming pool (if you were lucky enough to have that option.) By toda ...
Smarter Protection with IntelliArmor

Smarter Protection with IntelliArmor

What’s the old saying? “Can’t see the forest for the trees”? You’d think that if I had great success with a product I’d become brand-loyal. But there is something inside of me that cannot resist a bargain ...
No Calories in this Dessert Bar

No Calories in this Dessert Bar

Saturday, April 11th was a special day. It was an entire day where people everywhere were encouraged to play board games, card games, dice games and whatever other types of games someone would normally play on a table. Hence the name: Inter ...