5 Gifts for the Blogger Office

By |December 13th, 2015|

For the Type-A Parent Gift Guide for Digital Parents, we have a section on top gifts for the blogger office (whether it’s home-based or in […]

SHUT UP! The Kmart Blue Light is Back! #ShoppingIsFunAgain #ad

By |November 8th, 2015|

I remember as a kid the excitement of the blue light special. It was bright and flashy and noisy and we would rush over to […]

Back to School Shopping Bundles at Kmart (PLUS Win a Gift Card!) #ad #bundlebrag #yougotthis

By |August 25th, 2015|

I love and hate back to school shopping. I love that it’s the first step to getting excited for the new school year, and a […]

Black Friday from Home (and Starting Tomorrow!) #MoreChristmas #KClub #ad

By |November 21st, 2014|

Confession time: I don’t DO Black Friday. The idea of getting up pre-dawn, dealing with lines and competing with people over the hottest deal just doesn’t do it […]

The Thankful Edition of Talk of the Parent Blogosphere

By |November 23rd, 2012|

No big surprise, but this week’s most blogged about subject this week was thankfulness and I’ve got to tell you, I am thrilled.  So often […]

Mom’s A Circus Freak

By |October 9th, 2010|

People constantly say to me “I don’t know how you do it?” I smile and generically reply “I don’t either.” In my head […]

Getting Green Guilt

By |March 2nd, 2010|

I want to be smart about my own impact on the environment. I do. I recycle. And reuse. And reduce. But am I doing enough? […]

Thinking about Thankfulness

By |November 23rd, 2009|

Thanksgiving is upon us once again. The first thing that pops into my head when the season “hits” is – “What am I going to […]

Fancy Baby Clothes

By |August 31st, 2009|

Fancy baby clothes are for pregnant women. Practical baby clothes are for moms.

I remember being pregnant with my first daughter and spending hours in fancy […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guides

By |April 30th, 2009|

With Mother’s Day approaching quickly, many people are scrambling for ideas of what to get for the moms in their lives for Mother’s Day. Mommy […]

When Teens Do Not Get What They Paid For

By |April 14th, 2009|

Daughter J was wandering around here earlier looking for something to do, and hoping we’d let her out of the house to wander aimlessly around […]

Shopping the Farmers Markets

By |April 9th, 2009|

I’m not going to lie, the country scares me a little bit. I’m used to tall buildings, crowds and noise. The rolling fields just outside […]

Save on Groceries with Big Families Budget Challenge

By |March 8th, 2009|

Have you read our Budget Challenge articles yet? With the economy in the state that it’s in, we’re working together to help save money. […]

Benefits of Living Centrally

By |December 19th, 2008|

For the past few days Seattle has been fighting a battle with winter weather and losing. We’ve had late starts at school and for the […]

Blue Avocado Gro-Pak Grocery Kit Review

By |December 11th, 2008|

Blue Avocado has fashion shopping bags that will go with all your outfits.

These sturdy bags fold into a compact storage size to save room in […]

Holiday Guilt

By |December 5th, 2008|

Being a mom of many at Christmas-time is like any other time, more of everything! More happiness, more smiles, more food and presents and, well, […]

Holiday Shopping for Dads

By |November 14th, 2008|

What are you buying for your significant other this holiday season? Consider the following tips when choosing a gift.

1.   It’s not as simple as they […]

Holiday Shopping Tips for Military Moms

By |November 11th, 2008|

It’s holiday shopping season. Your military exchange is decorated to the hilt. The local big box stores have been playing Alvin and the Chipmunk Christmas […]

Cash Register Etiquette

By |October 12th, 2008|

I had yet another case of cash register rage this week. Yes, I’m sure you can all note that it’s a silly reason to get […]

Shopping for a Cause

By |July 3rd, 2008|

For hundreds of years women have been using craft as a means to help raise money and awareness for charity. From quilt raffles to bake […]

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