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Geometry Don’t Fail Me Now

Geometry Don’t Fail Me Now

Way back in school, so may people said “What am I going to need Geometry for when I grow up?”  I’m a mom now and I can say that geometry is crucial in knowing how to cut things to prevent sibling arguments.  Think cake, br ...
A Package Inspired by Van Gogh

A Package Inspired by Van Gogh

Over the years, I’ve seen some interesting product packaging… but this one takes the cake.  I opened the box and this is what I found. No, this isn’t a gift from some deranged stalker.  They are Coosh headphones. It’ ...
Did the Borg Get Barbie?

Did the Borg Get Barbie?

The school had their local book sale recently during parent/teacher conferences and each of our girls were allowed to pick a book. Miss K, who is all things Barbie, headed straight for the selection of Barbie books. I giggled when she grabb ...

Retiring Before 40. It IS Possible

There was a time in my life when I had approximately 20 boxes of cereal in my pantry at any given time. Why? Because they were free after promotions and coupons. It was a time when I was very coupon and sale conscious and helped me develop ...

I Did Spy It…Oh, I Guess Not (Giveaway)

When I was the age my girls are now, we didn’t have video games.  We played with dolls and worked our way up to board games like Sorry, Parcheesi, Winning Ticket and Monopoly.  I love board games and will be the first to admit that I ...

Feeding the Cookbook Addiction

If there’s one thing I have a soft spot for, it’s cookbooks.  While at the library book sale or at yard sales, I can’t help but buy them – even if they aren’t something I would normally cook.  What’s funn ...

If You Were Listening, You Would Know

Have you ever been someplace where you see a kid just totally misbehaving? Before I became a parent, it drove me crazy. I promised myself that once I had kids that I wouldn’t be THAT parent that had THAT kid. I swore that I would take ...

Putting the Mystery into Parenting

Being a first-time mom is tough. I’m not a new mom, but I’m forever feeling like a rookie at the job. Miss M, my oldest, just entered Kindergarten but I still feel new to so many things. I guess with the first child, there will ...

Idina Menzel Giveaway

NOTE: Due to formatting issues, the contest is being extended. Your comment should post immediately. If it does not, please email me! When I posted my opinion of Enchanted back in April, I had no idea who the actress was playing Nancy Trema ...

Like I Need Another Obsession

I love to read.  Really, I do.  When I was very young, I remember my mom taking me to the library in Muscatine, Iowa and letting me pick whatever I wanted.  Bobbsey Twins, I tell you.  And Beezus and Ramona.  And one of my all time favorite ...