Archives for November 2010

iGo Charge Anywhere Giveaway and Review

Back in September, while  attending the Type-A Mom Conference in Asheville, I was introduced to the iGo Charge Anywhere charger made by iGo Inc. iGo Inc offers a variety of universal and eco-friendly charging solutions for laptops and mobile devices such as mobile phones, Bluetooth® headsets, smartphones/PDAs, MP3 players, portable gaming devices, digital cameras and […]

Decorate Your Tree with Handmade Ornaments

Tiny Upcycled Book Ornaments by paragraphcove Personalized Family Star Ornaments SET OF 5 by justhatched Reversible Upcycled Christmas tree decorations with accompanying poem by allyadeney recycled bicycle ornament by 1byliz Baby Girl First Christmas Ornament – Loving Words with Green Liner by PaperTigerNStitches Redwork Snowman Ornament by CherieWheeler Traditional Christmas Set of 6 Pinwheel Ornaments […]

Handmade Christmas Stockings

Give your mantel a personal touch this holiday season with a handmade Christmas stocking. Find a unique stocking for each member of your family. Santa will not want to put a lump of coal in these wonderful handmade creations! Red, Green and White Classic Vintage Chenille Christmas Stocking (Stockings featured in Paula Deen’s Christmas 2010 Special […]

It’s a YouTube Thanksgiving — Life Scoop

via This is my most recent post over at! I hit up YouTube looking for the best cooking videos to help appease any Thanksgiving anxiety you might have. So, slip on your stretchy pants, pour yourself a glass of wine and get in that kitchen!

Clothbound Penguin Classics For Children

I just love these clothbound books from Anthropologie. The books you remember from childhood are now bound in a brightly colored, embossed canvas covers to add that much more excitement to their enduring stories. The best part about these books is that you can donate them to Reader to Reader, a non-profit organization dedicated to stocking […]

Host a Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

via So many people have asked me how I host my cookie swaps, that I thought instead of writing a lengthy post on it, I would take you to my source. Better Homes and Gardens. I love them and the information on their site and they are my go to source when I need […]

Eau de Stud

It’s after 11 pm and I am sitting in bed with the air reeking Axe Deodorant; or as I shall hereafter refer to it as “Eau de Stud”. My son, bless his heart, has decided that instead of wearing not enough deodorant that he needs more. When he showers, Axe. When he gets dressed. Axe. […]

Our Best Bites: Oreo Turkeys and Cookie Pilgrim Hats

via These little turkeys are so cute! I just had to share!

Feature Friday: Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Flower fairy baby doll / upcycled organic hand embroidered child toy by SewnNatural wooden disc memory matching game – robot mania by lovemonkey Personalized Sweater Ball by handmadepretties Cat puzzle by michaelbarchalk Orchid Dinosaur – Clip On Dino Tail for Toddlers by TheBlueOrange Chocolate Strawberry Felt Dessert Set by mommy24cs Tic Tac Toe – Travel […]

Parenting on Easy Street

In parenting, I’ve learned it’s about picking your battles and consistency. That and a little George Clooney thrown in for good measure.