Monthly Archives: May 2015

10 Things to Pack for Disney

10 Things to Pack for Disney

A few days ago we returned from the most magical place on earth: Walt Disney World. The purpose of the trip was to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, an invitation-only event held once a year offering behind-the-scenes opportu ...
Happy Birthday to All of Us

Happy Birthday to All of Us

Seven years ago I wrote a post that wrapped with the following line: “Guess we’ll see where this takes us.” For a few years I had been pouring my thoughts and feelings into my personal blog, but things were changing. I was spend ...
Thrift Treasure: Booby-Trap

Thrift Treasure: Booby-Trap

I never had the luxury of playing this game when I was a kid, but that didn’t mean it wasn’t on my Christmas wish list each year. I remember seeing commercials on Saturday mornings for Booby-Trap, but never was ‘good enoug ...
Are You a Werewolf?

Are You a Werewolf?

If I mention the game company Looney Labs, undoubtedly you’ll think of the Fluxx line of card games. That’s quite OK, it is their most popular line and has more variations than I can count. We told you about the latest iteration ...
Today’s Best Wireless Earbuds

Today’s Best Wireless Earbuds

Isn’t technology wonderful? Every day things get smaller, faster, more powerful and cheaper. Every time I turn around I see something I cannot live without. That is until a month later when something better catches my eye. Last August ...
My Kids Are Bonkers for The Bradys

My Kids Are Bonkers for The Bradys

I was not a latchkey kid in the 1970’s, but for some reason, my brothers and sisters and I watched A LOT of after school television. Gilligan’s Island, Brady Bunch, Hogan’s Heroes, Bewitched, 321 Contact. The list goes on ...
Maintaining a Chemical-Free Lawn

Maintaining a Chemical-Free Lawn

Regardless of which part of the country you’re in, your yard and garden should be in full bloom by now. I realized recently that I had become too dependent on store-bought weed killers, fertilizers and pest control solutions in pursui ...
Thrift Treasure: Mille Bornes

Thrift Treasure: Mille Bornes

Our latest Thrift Treasure came with a free copy of déjà vu. Just reading the instructions caused memories from my childhood to come flooding back. I knew I had played this game many times before! Mille Bornes from Parker Brothers was a cla ...
Stay Connected With Mom

Stay Connected With Mom

As much as people like to complain about how technology has taken over everyone’s lives, there is no disputing the fact that it has made the world a smaller place. Stop for just a minute to really think about it. Yes, we see kids gath ...