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Surprisingly Versatile and Good

Surprisingly Versatile and Good

When Miss M was about to turn a year old, DH and I went on the South Beach Diet. I felt out of sorts all day long.  Changing my eating habits so dramatically shouldn’t make me feel as funky as it did so I took a pregnancy test and, ho ...
Music to my Ears: Can We Play Barbies?

Music to my Ears: Can We Play Barbies?

I started to see double or triple… actually more. Plastered in just about every sales ad last weekend – from the ToysRUs ad to the grocery store ad – was Barbie.  Donning a 2009 version of the same swimsuit she wore when s ...
Who Stole the Lucky Charms?

Who Stole the Lucky Charms?

I have to believe that I’m not the only mom in the world that has a problem getting kids to agree to try new stuff.  Yes, they’ll “take just one bite” because we tell them they have to but they have their mind made u ...
Sex Sells but That’s Not Me

Sex Sells but That’s Not Me

Welcome to SAHM Reviews, HP (and @HPCheer)!  If you are reading this, then you’re here to find out why I think I deserve the HP Mini Vivienne Tam edition.Since it’s your product, you already know what it looks like… but si ...
Sneaking Some Love into the Lunchbox

Sneaking Some Love into the Lunchbox

I’m so excited about the fact that Miss M is finally reading.  She’s soaking up everything she possibly can – signs at stores, papers at home, even the newspaper.  Anything with words, she tries to read and does a pretty g ...
Crocheting is like Riding a Bike

Crocheting is like Riding a Bike

As a kid, my mom taught me all kinds of crafty things. She enrolled me in a sewing class, taught me to crochet, embroider and cross-stitch. I felt like I was good at it, but I didn’t stick with it. Now, I’m not confident in my a ...
Where the Worlds of Diego and Risk Collide

Where the Worlds of Diego and Risk Collide

About two years ago, I went through a “Risk” phase.  I played Risk-style games online against players from all over the world.  The site that I frequented utilized several different maps, not just the standard world map like the ...
Small Steps toward the Worlds of MMORPGs

Small Steps toward the Worlds of MMORPGs

Around this house, MMPORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games) are the online game of choice. DH usually finds one that he likes then I get hooked. For anyone not familiar with this genre of games, they have evolving storylin ...
My Appetizer has an Identity Crisis

My Appetizer has an Identity Crisis

When I was growing up, my paternal grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins all converged on one house at Christmas to exchange gifts and eat. My dad was the oldest of eight children (no, they weren’t Catholic) and despite living in a ...