Archives for 2011

Chocolate Chip Cookie Halloween Costume

I must be PMS’ing, because this Chocolate Chip Halloween Costume looks good enough to eat! Now? My only problem is wondering if I’ll be able to outrun the kids who are chasing me with a large glass of milk!   Home / Crafts / Chocolate Chip Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookie Make a clever costume in […]

The Great Brownie Smackdown 2011

Last night was like any other night. I cooked dinner, my husband came home from work and we spent some quality family time together. We normally don’t have anything out of the ordinary happen. Yet, I’m still trying to figure out last nights events. Those that have left me scratching my head and wondering “who […]

Planet Tweendom

There are days you can count among your proudest moments as a parent and different for everybody. The day they march off to Kindergarten, head held high. How about you being a hot mess as they walk into middle school without a care in the world? What about when they discover their first armpit hair […]

A Love Letter to Single Parents

Dear Single Parents, I’ve always admired you. I grew up a true Gen-x’r and a child of divorce, with my mother leading the charge. She raised us, went to nursing school and worked her ass off to provide a better life for me and my sister. However I didn’t really get it. My husband just […]

Happy Birthday Jim Henson!

You were a great influence to all kids born in the 70’s and without you there wouldn’t have been Sesame Street, the Muppets, Fraggle Rock, and the Dark Crystal.

Angry Birds Halloween Costumes = Awesome

To say I’m a fan of the Angry Birds game would be an understatement. I’ve been playing it since right before it came out and each time, aim for perfection. When I saw Angry Birds Halloween Costumes in Target yesterday? I went a little bonkers. They are AWESOME! My friend, Katja Presnal, just won a […]

Bounce It Off Millions — Have A Tough Decision To Make?

We’re faced with decisions daily and let me tell you what, I get tired of making them. My husband, bless his heart, would be content with me making the majority of decisions. In one area, my work. Lately, I’ve been pondering the subject of styles of writing for my sites. Should I write more about […]

Feature Friday: HAPPY HALLOWEEN Design Collection by AndersRuff

Who doesn’t love to celebrate Halloween? Bobbing for apples, spooky ghouls whose cheeks you want to squeeze and fun parties! Except, I’m not that great with the actual visualization party decor. Anders Ruff Custom Designs is a company I keep going back to. Their print packages are fantastic. They manage the design work, send you […]

Feature Friday: MoMA Playable Art Ball

MoMA has always had great items for kids. Especially if you’re looking for a gift that’s out of the ordinary and makes an interesting conversation piece. This Playable Art Ball is no different. Designed by Bernd Liebert in 2007, little and big kids alike can create art by simply twisting and turning twenty colorful interconnected […]

7 Tips to Make School Mornings Easier

School has been in for a few weeks and mornings were a hot mess when we first started. Peanut isn’t the most organized kid in the world and mornings are a challenge for him to get moving. With us starting middle school this year, well, it’s been a shock to the system to say the […]