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Tunes and Toons

Tunes and Toons

I was one of those people who told myself when I have kids, I’m not going to have them watch TV. all day. I was going to set limits and not spoil their minds with such a bad habit. I mean, what would they learn? Little did I know. That 36” ...
Resolutions by Any Other Name

Resolutions by Any Other Name

I cannot believe that the new year is already upon us. This past year has just flown by and I don’t know where it went. Seriously. It seems like just recently that I celebrated by 40th birthday but that was way back in April. I am not ...

Skateboard Fun without the Injuries

This past summer, Miss M learned to skateboard.  She’s only 7 so I was in awe… it’s something that I NEVER learned how to do.  I enjoyed skiing and ice skating, but put wheels under me and I was a mess. DH, on the other ha ...
The Annual Power of Pink

The Annual Power of Pink

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’re fully aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I typically avoid duplicating posts because I want diversity on SahmReviews.com. However, for an annual campaign, I need to bend ...
Put a Spin on Bingo

Put a Spin on Bingo

When DH first moved to California, we decided he would go alone.  My reasons for staying behind were twofold – (1) to start to wrap things up and (2) to make sure that the job was going to work out before we packed everything up and m ...
Prepare for School. Prepare for a Cold

Prepare for School. Prepare for a Cold

It should happen any day now. One of us will probably get sick. DH and I have an ongoing joke about how two weeks from the start of school, one of us has something. We can only do our best to ward off germs by cleaning, washing well and get ...
Playing Monopoly with Real Money

Playing Monopoly with Real Money

I recently read an article about how Waddington’s, the British distributor of Monopoly during World War II used the game to assist allied POW’s. In addition to smuggling compasses, files and maps into board games delivered by th ...
From Glam to Social Awareness

From Glam to Social Awareness

It’s back to school time. The one thing that I absolutely love about this time of year is the immense amount of bargains to be found. We shop for all kinds of school supplies for, you know, school. But we also shop for school supplies ...
Back to School with Bonus Box Tops

Back to School with Bonus Box Tops

It’s time for the kids to head back to school. As much as they love each other, they’re ready to not be in the same house with each other 24×7. And as much as I love them, I’m ready to have a quiet house for at least ...
Hey, Ice Cream Man! Keep on Driving!

Hey, Ice Cream Man! Keep on Driving!

Countless times, we’ll be standing outside, playing sidewalk chalk or working in the yard when that familiar ring-a-ling wafts in the distance. The kids look at each and try to figure out if it’s coming or going. DH and I look a ...