Monthly Archives: May 2015

When Your Only Friend is a Robot

When Your Only Friend is a Robot

The life of a researcher can be a lonely one. Hours upon hours of experiments, both successful and failures. Not to mention the unglamorous nature of the career. Lots of hours working in solitude in pursuit of that one discovery that might ...
Helping Those Born Too Early

Helping Those Born Too Early

This is a first for me. I tend to be brand loyal for many things and tout the benefits in person and in writing. But I have never felt so strongly about an item or cause to agree to become an official ambassador. That is, until now. I have ...
Finishing School. Starting the Hunt.

Finishing School. Starting the Hunt.

The countdown to the end of the school year is on. Actually, it has BEEN on for quite a while. The girls have reached their limit of having so much homework that their backpacks rip. They are both ready and excited for a summer filled with ...
My Battle Against Long Hair Continues

My Battle Against Long Hair Continues

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CleaningUntangled #CollectiveBias There is a war I’ve been waging ever since my girls have gotten older and let their hair grow ...
Thrift Treasure: PDQ

Thrift Treasure: PDQ

I’ve never been very good at word games. Probably because my brother has a natural talent for recalling (and correctly spelling) obscure words. I’d rather play something I actually have a chance of winning. We recently found ano ...
The Right Tools for the Job

The Right Tools for the Job

One thing I can never have enough of in the kitchen is cutting boards. I have tried all types. Traditional wooden, bamboo, various types of plastic (thick and thin) as well as ones custom made from Corian. Each have their benefits and drawb ...