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In a Sea of Pumgars, I'll Stick with Being just a "Mom" Thank you!

So, I read this news article, well, more of a pictorial, well, more just garbage with pictures, about how Hollywood Women are being categorized using zoo animals...well, saying that those in their 30's are "Pumas" and…
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Added by Insanitykim on August 23, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fun Giveaway!

Hey all! So, I was contacted by a fun company, Accent Furniture Direct (AFD), to do a review on an item in their notNetural collection, and, they also offered a giveaway item as well for all my wonderful readers! Happy happy joy joy!



First, here's what the AFD says about their featured collection from…
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Added by Insanitykim on August 20, 2009 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Poop, the Time Shifter and Pause Maker

So just when I think I don't have to talk about poop anymore.



I do.



I am sorry. I guess it's just that season of life; poop has anchored itself into every corner of our life, we can't wash it out, get rid of the smell, make it go away...



My kids of course learned to poop in the toilet, think the word poop is funny when made into a constipated word...wait, I mean compound word, like poophead, poopyhead, and poo-poohead...



But now they use poop as a way… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on July 28, 2009 at 12:43pm — No Comments

GREAT Giveaway for worry-wort mommies!! Go to my blog for an official entry!

So many of you might realize from reading my posts that I am a bit of a worry-wort, and I am pretty sure that germs, rabid bats, and the like are out to get me and/or my family. You may also know that I carry around copious amounts of hand sanitizer, using 3 ounces on just one outing, and I will spray you with Lysol if you sneeze in my direction, because I am pretty sure you have H1N1. Well, this awesomely paranoid behavior didn't develop overnight,… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on July 23, 2009 at 11:09am — No Comments

A great Mother's Day Giveaway!! GO TO MY BLOG FOR OFFICIAL ENTRY!

Not only is this my 103rd post (yeah I totally missed my 100th, what was I thinking? So I am doing a little happy dance with my big toe, happy over the 100th mark to me!) but this is also my fantastic I'M A SUPA HOT MAMA, SO I SO DESERVE TO WIN THIS ETSY GIVEAWAY giveaway!! (pant! pant!)



OK, so you want to know what am I giving away? Well, I am partnering again with my longtime pal Joni Marie of Avalee, who makes beautiful, hand-made jewelry in my home state of Alaska, to giveaway… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on May 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Bird Brains of Hysteria Lane

Gossip is bad. Right? Yeah, it’s bad. Especially when it involves pointing out the very worst we see in others. But, we have been tainted by the mainstream media, magazines, TV shows and “news stories” just enough to believe we have some sort of reporter/journalistic integrity and novelty when we spew out any juicy morsel that happens by our radar-sensitive eyes and ears. Just the type of behavior we want our kids to adopt, right?



Hey, I know I am on the mark here, because the Lilo… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on May 2, 2009 at 11:54am — No Comments

This Giveaway Just Might Change Your Life

I know that's quite the blog title for a giveaway to follow, but this one fits the bill. In fact, this giveaway is for a book written by Bill. Bill Giovannetti. My dear friend sent me his book about a month ago, and half-way through I just KNEW I wanted to do a giveaway for it! The book is called,…
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Added by Insanitykim on April 2, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

A Cake Sprinkled with 18 Kids

My friend will soon be hosting a “sprinkle” for her friend, who is having her third boy. I had not heard the term "sprinkle" before, but I guess this is used for subsequent children, rather than the full-out shower for the first bundle of joy. So I guess it's like, less gifts, maybe less games and less cake? I don't know. But that got me to thinking, how many kids does it take, really, to merit a sprinkle? Just three? What about like, 6, 10, or 18 even? Wow, I am not the kind of woman that… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on March 24, 2009 at 8:06pm — 2 Comments

Don't Open the Door...It's Potty Time

Just an FYI to all you parents...



If you can't get your kids to give you the "front and center" full attention you desire, and you are permanently hoarse from screaming, "come here, NOW!", and you are about to pull your teeth out to numb the pain of constant disobedience from your children, then here is a way to get their undivided attention...just go to the bathroom!



Yes. It works! See, every time I go to the bathroom and shut… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on February 28, 2009 at 1:46pm — 2 Comments

A Giveaway That Benefits You and the Planet!





You are about to enter a giveaway! Yes you are! Happy happy dance!



A lovely company called ecostore, originally based out of New Zeland, contacted me for a review and a promotional giveaway for their line of natural, chemical-free household products! For 15 years, ecostore has had a "passion for improving the planet while providing products that are safer and healthier for your family", from spray cleaners to soaps for your… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on February 22, 2009 at 12:15pm — 2 Comments

Stringing Along a Bloody Tooth



So, Jacob's tooth is precariously dangling by a piece of rotting skin, really a stretched-out fleshy "gum tag" that is either suctioned to the tooth or attached by little teeth hooks or something. Or maybe it’s tape, or glue. I really don’t know; I didn’t bother to learn anatomy. Anyway, the tooth has been a shiny enamel mobile in my son’s mouth for over a week, and, no matter what we say or do, he won’t let ANYONE near him to yank the sucker… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on February 15, 2009 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Hey Baggy Eyes!

My kids vacillate between laughing at my “jelly belly”, “jelly butt”, “flappy arms” and my "baggy eyes". Then they start asking me if I am going to die (eyes brimming with tears, mind you). Yes, even my kids can see, I am getting old-er.



My husband and I were driving home two days ago, trying to remember how old we actually are. Being together since we were teenagers, and actually having to do MATH to figure out our differences in age (he is younger…oh yeah baby!) we realized we had… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on February 10, 2009 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Chicken: It's What's for Dinner...Again...

SO EAT IT AND BE HAPPY ABOUT IT!



Sigh...



I swear it is like the Twilight Zone for me.



Every single night, 2 hours before dinner, I am wracking my brain, while the nagging question crawls all over me like a million tiny spiders- WHAT WILL I MAKE FOR DINNER TONIGHT?? I rock back and forth, with a pool of my sweat and tears collecting on the floor around me, as the kids bounce about endlessly, screaming,



“we’re huunnnnnngry! What’s for… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on February 7, 2009 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Duck and Cover! The GERM BOMB is Comin' Down!

I love watching How Clean is Your House? for two reasons:



1. When I feel my house is a total pit and should be condemned, I turn this show on and immediately feel better.



2. Even in my moment of pride, I am still highly motivated to pull out the vacuum and spray everything in site with bleach...



I am truly amazed that these people, after living for YEARS in dust mite poo, liquid E-coli, sleazy salmonella, and animal filth, are STILL functioning and like, have… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on January 31, 2009 at 8:16pm — No Comments

I Burned Africa into My Back!

As a mom, we all look for those “happy little moments” where we get peace, or just a moment to feel good. I often found those moments in a long, hot bath, all alone, soaking and enjoying the silence. Those precious moments are few and far between, am I right or not??



But recently, with the cold weather snap, and the kids bouncing off every surface in the house, I have found nearly the same comfort in a heating pad, placed on my back. The warmth makes me feel cozy and… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on January 28, 2009 at 8:07pm — No Comments

Let Me Eat Cake

I waited my whole life to become an adult, not so I could drink, or get married, or drive fast cars, or to dye my hair blonde (actually I did…it was bad), no, not for any of those reasons. I wanted more than anything to be an adult, so I could eat cake for breakfast.

Truth be told, I want whatever is most fattening and atery-clogging in the morning with my cup of coffee. I mean, doesn’t that make the most sense anyway? I starve myself all night,… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on January 21, 2009 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

My Giveaway!

HERE IT IS!!!



OK! This is my first official giveaway! (doing a happy dance)



I am quite excited to be doing this! I have been itching for something pretty and unique for myself for some time, and my dear friend of 23 years has the goods on her Etsy site!



I love it all so much, I wanted to do a giveaway! And so, this giveaway comes courtesy of her site, Avalee!



Joni Marie is a certified "Made in Alaska" artist. Born and raised in the Last Frontier (such… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on January 4, 2009 at 1:49pm — No Comments

You Are One Sick Mother...

A few weeks ago the smack-down happened; I was minding my own business when suddenly my throat decided it was time to set itself on fire. Hmmm, I thought to myself, I wonder if this is the result of my son sneezing directly in my face while I was flossing his teeth? Probably, I surmise, since the smell of his infected tonsils wasn't successful in knocking me out initially, I guess The Cold thought it would give it a try. So, I got sick. Does this day sound familiar?



-You feel The… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on December 30, 2008 at 4:40pm — No Comments

I Need to Stop Shopping the Junior Section (like at Fred Meyer)

How do I know I need to do this? Well, probably because I am usually the only one there pushing a cart through the mercilessly skinny aisles, filled with milk, trash bags and hemorrhoid cream, with two kids grabbing every other clothing item they see and throwing them on the floor. I get Jr. High School-worthy scowls and rolling eyes from teenagers every time, but, I don’t care...much. And truly, when I have the guts to venture in, I never find much.



Of course I am not interested in… Continue

Added by Insanitykim on December 29, 2008 at 10:48am — No Comments

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