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Constructing a Miniature Yellow Submarine

Constructing a Miniature Yellow Submarine

If I wasn’t opposed to music here, then I would totally have Yellow Submarine by The Beatles cranked up on auto-play and looping. But I hate music that auto-launches because frankly, it’s just annoying and kind of clues your bos ...
Safety for the Mobile Generation

Safety for the Mobile Generation

With my Mother-in-law scheduled to arrive in a few days, I’m in OMG-I-need-to-clean mode. So I solicited the assistance of my girls to dust and vacuum while I did more difficult tasks like steaming the carpet. They spent the morning b ...
Generic Wine? Not at all!

Generic Wine? Not at all!

When I was a kid, I remember the first generic item we purchased. It was a bag of wanna-be Doritos. They came in a yellow bag and we got them at Eagle. Generics were a new thing back then and we weren’t sure what to expect. Surprising ...
Generic Does NOT Mean Worse

Generic Does NOT Mean Worse

When I was pregnant with Miss M, I was naturally nervous.  She would be my first child and I wanted to do everything right.  I read books, talked to people and surfed communities (like iVillage) online for information.  I took the opportuni ...
SAHM Reviews is Adding Contributing Writers

SAHM Reviews is Adding Contributing Writers

I love SAHM Reviews – sharing life stories and relating them to a product.  But there are several products that I’m asked to review that I either can’t due to time restraints or won’t because it’s just not a pr ...
Winner – Exergen Temporal Scanner

Winner – Exergen Temporal Scanner

Are you one of those people who utilizes as many bonus entries as possible when you enter a contest? Well, Danetta did a few of those bonus entries, including tweeting on Twitter about my Exergen Temporal Scanner giveaway.  It paid off!Cong ...
Giveaway Teaser, Popularity Contest and a Winner

Giveaway Teaser, Popularity Contest and a Winner

All I can say is “Wow.  I’m so excited!”  This is my biggest list of entrants to date and I just cannot believe it.  The first time I broke 100 comments in any of my posts.  It’s very exciting and I’m pleased t ...

Confessions of a Lazy Cook

I’m not much of a cook. I take that back… I’m a lazy cook. When I set my mind to creating a great meal, it usually turns out great. Even fancy things like chicken Kiev or beef rouladin. I love to cook; I’m just not r ...
Enchanters Game (Deluxe Box) Overview

Enchanters Game (Deluxe Box) Overview

Each year I read no less than 500 game rulebooks. I also keep up to date on the hobby game world by subscribing to almost every publisher’s newsletter. I religiously read ICV2 for breaking news, lurk the /r/boardgames subreddit on Red ...
2Can Card Game Overview

2Can Card Game Overview

We aren’t even empty nesters yet, but it sure feels like it since our youngest is so busy. I already miss the days of being able to pile in the family van and play games until late into the evening at our weekly board game meetup. But ...