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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Feature: It Is Never Too Late To Feel Beautiful, or To Be Courageous

It can be really hard thing to take a risk and put yourself out there.    There is always possibility that the  naysayers are right, or that the little voice in … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 12 Comments

Virtual Library #1: Collection of Attachment Parenting Books

When I was young, I was a proud member of the Harlequin book club and I have a complete set of the NormanRockwell glasses from successfully completing a series to … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Product Review #5: Space Saving Fold Away Baby Bath

We didn’t have a whole lot of the usual baby gear on our registry other than a car seat, jogging stroller, ring sling, breastfeeding supplies, a few baby clothes, and … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Craft #4: Do It Yourself My Little Pony Pinata (Part 1 – A 20% Cooler Frame)

My daughter had been asking to have a pinata since she was three years old.   This is how the conversation went: “Mom, can I have a beenyetza for my next … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Curly Girl Journal #2: Taming of the Curls (Bantu Knots)

Yet another experiment on my five year old’s hair this past summer (though she was four when we did this hairsperiment).     I don’t put this much effort into my own … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Picture This Picture That #2: Gym Sit Scooter, Watch Those Fingers!

You can actually still buy these gym sit scooters!   The ones we had didn’t have stinking safety handles.     We laughed in the face of safety!    And if you got the … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Musings: Ten Things That Make Me Think I’m a Writer

10.   I remember the first book I ever read and understood when I was between four and five years old.   Indeed, I remember the very word that made it all … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

Product Review #4: Hi Ho Cherry-O You Win!

We like games and since my youngest is still too young to play my all-time favorite game Uno, we’ve had to accumulate a few kid orientated games.     My son has … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #6: Rainbow Cake and Cupcakes for a Fifth Birthday My Little Pony Party

I was debating whether or not I should put this one under the category “Mad Craft”, but some online friends reminded me about the Pinata Mad Craft that I drove … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Curly Girl Journal #1: Taming of the Frizz (Sock Curls)

My Minions have inherited sensitive scalp and my hair — thin and curly.     We are prone to frizz, unintentional dread locks, knots,  and hair frust (tiny dust balls in the … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #5: Make Crock Pot Yogurt Like A Boss

My almost three year old son loves yogurt.  He has asked for yogurt every day since he was almost two and he gets very put out if there isn’t any … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Picture This Picture That #1: Humor for the Home

January 27, 2015 · 3 Comments

Product Review #3: Tortilla Press (with Kid Power)

I taught myself how to make tortillas, and while I won’t make any tortilla master chef proclaim me complete in my studies, I can at least make something that is … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #4: American Potluck Tacos

Today was that day. The day when you’ve been out and about all day, you come home not in the mood to cook much, you open the refrigerator and discover … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Mad Craft #3: Magnetic Paint and Blackboard Paint Project 2.0 (Part 1)

I’ve learned a lot about paint since the usable, but weirdly bumpy chalkboard project 1.0 (I may post that at a later time), though not enough obviously to remember that … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Product Review #2: Silicone Baking Cups

I never bothered to invest in silicone cups since I rarely made anything in my muffin pan often enough.    A husband and two kid later, washing a 12 cup pan … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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