You've heard that there are many benefits to family meal planning, but there are also many challenges. First, it’s difficult to plan a family menu for a whole week. How do you keep from duplicating the same meals over and over? Second, your family’s schedule may be very hectic with no one in the same place at…Continue
Added by Tracee Ali on July 24, 2014 at 4:59pm — No Comments
“Don't take your toys inside just because it's raining.”
With reference to the above thought, there are no conditions attached when it comes to a baby and his toys. The foremost thing he loves is- playing with his toys as it brings sheer fun and happiness. Since, it is nearly impossible for parents to be around their li’ll one all day long, toys entertain him and keep him occupied. It holds importance to offer our kids with a lot of toys to play with. And if we don’t, we are taking…Continue
Added by AshleySummer on April 14, 2014 at 3:18am — No Comments
Going to the grocery store is definitely not my idea of a good time. Sure it's nice when your kids are FINALLY old enough that you don't have to drag them with you every time you need to run out for a loaf of bread. A few minutes of alone time can do wonders for the sanity. However, a quick trip to the store can very…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on March 26, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments
** The weatherman seems to be telling us all to go back to our warm beds until April.
** It would be AWESOME if I was the octopus my children seem to think I am.
** When you tell your husband to pick up "holiday-ish" paper plates at the grocery store, you evidently need to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 13, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
I cannot be the only one...who hates to sound like a Scrooge, but sometimes when a thought gets in this old head of mine I have to go with it, no matter how curmudgeonly it is, such as my displeasure with Sonny Boy's school holiday boutique. I am sure you are wondering how could something as genial, warm, and inviting as a kid friendly holiday shopping event be annoying, we'll let me explain.…Continue
Added by Janice Perry on December 4, 2013 at 4:33pm — No Comments
** The reinforcements are apparently not showing up any time soon.
** If I had a dollar for every time I've answered the "Why do I HAVE to take a shower?"…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 16, 2013 at 4:09pm — No Comments
Happy Wednesday! Here's your weekly pink-inspired outfit. This time a light and springy combination of pink and teal.…
Added by Melissa Carrier on May 14, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments
Now Güd from Burt's Bees wants to bring your perfect Pinterest morning to life, too.Continue
Added by Latina Reddick on April 24, 2013 at 2:26pm — No Comments
There are 10.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, not all of these business are work from home opportunities, but more and more of them are either changing the options available for moms and dads to be able to make a choice in Telecommuting or they started as a work at home business and have grown into large companies with multiple locations. These smart game changers are becoming professional Bloggers or Journalist, opening Research Companies, becoming full…Continue
Added by Latisha McDougal on April 4, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments
I’m gonna pop some tags, only got twenty dollars in my pocket…(from the song, Thrift Shop by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis).
When my two step-kids were still living at home, they were pretty easy when it came to clothes shopping. Sure, they had certain likes and dislikes like everyone else, but they never really made a big deal about sporting the latest and greatest name brands on their backs.
As a matter of fact, when they each entered high school (they are two years…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on March 14, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
I have a confession to make. Cooking is not one of my favorite things to do. In fact, I really kind of hate it. OK, maybe hate is a bit strong. I mean, it’s not as bad as scrubbing the shower floor or putting clean sheets back on the beds (raise your hand if you hate dealing with fitted sheets). But those…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on February 21, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments
This blog entry is about the challanges of shopping with children. Sometimes I feel very horrible about not seeing the joy and wonder of my experience as a parent as others view it. What I see as frustration others see as nostalgia. Maybe I need to keep that in mind next shopping trip!…Continue
Added by Megan Lynch on January 10, 2013 at 2:33pm — No Comments
** Santa needs to be A LOT more organized next year.
** I may never see my son again now that Wii U is hooked up in the basement.
** Goatdog REALLY likes to open presents. Especially ones that don't belong to him.
** When it snows, everyone seems to have forgotten how to drive.
** Teepeeing the inside of your house…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 28, 2012 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Added by Reanaclaire on December 27, 2012 at 8:36am — No Comments
Heard it on the radio this morning... Christmas is also about Sharing and Caring, giving and receiving... peace and love for one another.... all these are true blessings..
This year I received a number of gifts... posted here and here.. and besides that, I also received a few gifts from my blogger friends…
Added by Reanaclaire on December 26, 2012 at 7:37am — No Comments
Ah, it's the holiday season -- that magical time of the year when you wanna sip hot cocoa by the fire and shove people outta the way for a deal on a flat-screened t.v. Cause let's be real, y'all. December tends to turn the very best of us into giant assholes.
Every year I tell myself I'm not gonna get swept up into all the hoopla of running here, there and…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 13, 2012 at 11:52am — No Comments
** 'Tis the season to be an asshole. Apparently.
** I am not the Energizer Bunny.
** The Elf on the Shelf might very well be my nemesis.
** Anything that's lost is very likely at the bottom of my son's backpack.
** I should really write a country song cause I've got the homework blues.
** Leaving your…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 8, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments
As a kid, it's hard to see the big, wide world outside your own tiny bubble of existence. (Heck, it's not easy even as an adult sometimes!) That's why I've made it my mission to try to teach my kids to help out people in need. And one of my favorite holiday traditions for our family is to help fulfill the Christmas wish list of a child in need.
For the past…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 30, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments
We have a fun week in our STYLE section! I have 3 Gift Guides (Women, Men & Kids) and a Black Friday Printable Check-List for you (available for print on Thanksgiving Day) along with a fun Black Friday Game… details at the end of post!
All of the gift guides include gifts that are…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on November 19, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments
Our next stop is One Utama shopping mall in Petaling Jaya. Know what? I have been to this place for umpteen times already and still I don't know the way till today! My sense of direction is really hopeless when it comes to recognizing roads. Thank goodness for my good friends, we managed to come and join in the Halloween atmosphere here...…Continue
Added by Reanaclaire on October 29, 2012 at 8:48am — No Comments