Recently we had some powerful storms rip through the area, causing widespread blackouts. Contrary to popular belief, losing electricity isn’t all that bad. Depending on how long it’s lost for, of course!
Some of the "upsides" to going without power I found were:
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Woogsworld's foray into pet ownership has been littered with highs and lows. A few years ago, we (or should I say I) took possession of a puppy so fricking adorable, it hurt your eyes.…
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At GaGaGear, we recently reviewed Pocket Charlie's eco-friendly stain spray for laundry, and are pleased to offer our readers a giveaway of that product, courtesy of EcoMom.com.
Here are the rules:
Post a comment in our giveaway post about your family's ickiest, loveliest, toughest, or most mysterious laundry stain! (If at all possible, let's keep this Rated PG…Continue
Though Fall season seems a gazillion light years away, it’s a time to start eyeing boys outerwear: cardigans, blazers, hip trenches and the hit of the fashion moment, utility and cargo
jackets. GAP leads the pack, while Little Asos offers an…
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The photo above was taken at our local Super Walmart this weekend. I spotted this shirt as we headed for…
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Melon Balls, what a perfectly refreshing snack or dessert.
Have fun teaching your kids how to use a melon baller then scooping out the colorful balls.
Did you know?
Watermelon seeds were found in the tomb of King Tut.
In the US the largest producers of watermelon are Florida, Georgia, Texas, California and Arizona.
The first recorded watermelon harvest was 5000 years ago in Egypt.
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I took my kids out to eat at a place called Picnic in Houston, it is a nice small place that appears to be named after an old movie. It has a couple of picnic tables inside, but has a deli "feel" to it. We ordered some simple sandwiches and dined inside, it is hot in Houston this time of year.
We decided to look around while we waited for our sandwiches, and noticed that practically everything we picked up was either made in Texas or some other state in the U.S., now this was…Continue
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While the primary responsibility of au pairs is to care for your children, au pairs can also help with “light household chores”. Beyond an expectation for a program that is focused on childcare, it is also a U.S. Department of State regulation that host families abide by when joining the program. Let’s define what “light household chores” are and what tasks au pairs can or can’t do.…Continue
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Several days ago we were at Target and my kids talked me into buying Silly Bandz. You know, those bracelets shaped like all kinds of things that magically seem to…Continue
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About two years ago, when we were living in Italy, we were at an end-of-the-year picnic with Pip’s school. I found myself talking a father of one of her classmates, who spoke English quite well.…Continue