20 Terrific Teacher Gifts

Teacher gifts are one of the most difficult gifts to buy, since we don’t usually know much about their likes and dislikes. To top it off, many parents need to…

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35 Upcycling Ideas for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! One of the easiest ways to take care of the Earth and preserve our natural resources is to recycle, or the popular variation, upcycle. I love finding…

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Firing up the blog again…Happy New Year!

So, I’m firing up the blog again. Don’t ask me why. I’m not sure why I’ve been feeling the need to. I’ve learned a few lessons over the years, though,…

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20 Adorable Easter Treats

Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. That means lots of goodies like chocolate, jelly beans and marshmallow Peeps are popping up in stores. With a little…

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What to Do With Unwanted Holiday Gifts

When the holidays are over and you’ve got a pile of ugly Christmas sweaters and a bunch of toys you would never let your kids play with, what do you…

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The great Santa debate – do you deliberately lie to your kids?

The great Santa debate – do you deliberately lie to your kids?

So my question to all of you is this – do you do Santa in your house, or do you feel that it’s lying?

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20 Big Hero 6 Gift Ideas

It’s hard not to notice Baymax – to someone my age, he’s like a cross between the marshmallow ghost from Ghostbusters and Frosty the Snowman.  But he’s cute.  I haven’t seen…

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Mike Brown, #Ferguson, Riots, and Other Nonsense

Mike Brown, #Ferguson, Riots, and Other Nonsense

  Let’s talk a little about Mike Brown and Ferguson. In case you live under a rock and don’t understand what’s going on, Mike Brown was an unarmed teenager shot…

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Stores should NOT close on #Thanksgiving

  I’m sitting here at 6:21 am on a Sunday morning browsing Black Friday ads, which have become more of a Thanksgiving night tradition than a Friday morning tradition.  On…

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The right to die with dignity

A few weeks ago, I stated that if I found out I had a terminal illness I wouldn’t tell my kids. I don’t want them to put their lives on…

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