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I Hardly Ever Ask for Votes… but…

I Hardly Ever Ask for Votes… but…

I work with a variety of companies and groups. I’ve forged relationships with some more than others and am delighted when they know me as more than just the average blogger. A few weeks ago, I was thrilled to have Mom Central intervie ...

Things that Made the Holidays Bright

It’s a new year.  Unbelievable how quickly the time goes.  There’s a lot going on and a lot coming up, but I want to take a few minutes to talk about how 2010 ended for us. As a family, we spent the middle of December celebratin ...
Did You Vote? It’s Not Too Late!

Did You Vote? It’s Not Too Late!

I’m not a political blogger nor do I like to talk politics in my posts. This is different so don’t turn away just yet… Hear me out. Did you take a few minutes earlier this week to vote? We did. Not only that, but we also b ...
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 ...
The Gift of Pencils

The Gift of Pencils

I have many fond memories of the school I attended from Kindergarten through 5th grade. I remember the really cool giant cube we had in Kindergarten that had different things to learn on each side. A zipper, some buttons, the shoe laces. I ...
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 ...
Purpose – An Important Thing to Learn

Purpose – An Important Thing to Learn

From the time I was in sixth grade until I graduated from college, I attended a Catholic school.  Through high school, we had dress codes so that all kids have a foundation of equality. Equality. It’s an important thing to learn. We h ...
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 ...
Recyling my Refrigerator

Recyling my Refrigerator

When we moved back from California, our house there wasn’t sold yet. The old owners (of our new home in Iowa) left their appliances behind so we figured we might as well leave our old refrigerator in California for the new owners.  Un ...
No Appliance Rebate? What Can You Do?

No Appliance Rebate? What Can You Do?

March 1st at 8:00 am. All I wanted was a small piece of the appliance rebate program to apply toward a new dishwasher. $200 was the allowable amount for a dishwasher. Is that so hard to ask for when the state of Iowa has (or should I say HA ...