Week in Review: My Little Valentine, a Win from Jax Mom’s Blog, Snow in Florida and Goliath Games

This past week we celebrated Valentine's Day with two cute little guys and a sunset beach stroll, I won $100 gift card to Winn-Dixie from Jacksonville Mom's Blog, we made it snow in Florida and tried out a bunch of fun games. Week in Review: February 11 - 17 We celebrated this Valentine's Day with … Continue reading Week in Review: My Little Valentine, a Win from Jax Mom’s Blog, Snow in Florida and Goliath Games

Stay-at-Home-Mom Sick is a Special Kind of Misery

I woke up sick today. I had a bit of a runny nose yesterday that developed into a full blown case of "the snotties" as my son would call it. It snuck up on me in the middle of the night and really came on strong. My head hurts. My eyes feel hot and watery. … Continue reading Stay-at-Home-Mom Sick is a Special Kind of Misery

A New Uncarbonated Life on Topamax

When the doctor put me on Topamax as a migraine preventative, he asked me if I drank Diet Coke, and then mentioned some people said it made it taste funny. Diet Coke has always tasted funny to me, so I didn't think anything of it. What he failed to mention was that it wasn't just … Continue reading A New Uncarbonated Life on Topamax

Free Home Depot Workshops for Kids

I got a neat homemade Valentine this year thanks to Home Depot and their free DIY workshops for kids! On the first Saturday each month, usually starting around 9 AM, Home Depot stores around the country offer a free building workshop for kids. In addition to their building materials, they also get an official orange … Continue reading Free Home Depot Workshops for Kids

Hump Day Giveaway: Grandma’s Secret Spot Remover

What better way to make it over the mid-week hump than with free stuff? This week we've got a 6 Pack of Grandma's Secret Spot Remover to send to one lucky (and soon to be very clean) winner! Scroll to the bottom to enter and for all the giveaway details. Every mom needs a secret … Continue reading Hump Day Giveaway: Grandma’s Secret Spot Remover

Two Easy Ways to Make Play-Doh Valentines

After a total Halloween and Christmas candy overload, this year I wanted to make my son Valentine cards that didn't have any sweets with them. Relatively cheap and easy were also at the top of my requirement list, so after a quick Google search, Play-Doh looked like a fun way to go. (*Warning: there will be … Continue reading Two Easy Ways to Make Play-Doh Valentines

Week in Review: An Early Surly Valentine, The Donna and a Stencil Revolution

This week was pretty uneventful with just a couple highlights - we celebrated Valentine's Day early with a Peruvian twist, cheered on runners at the Donna Marathon and made something pretty to hang on the wall with a seahorse stencil from Stencil Revolution. Week in Review: February 4 - 10 We celebrated Valentine's Day early … Continue reading Week in Review: An Early Surly Valentine, The Donna and a Stencil Revolution

Geek of the Week: Jenna Esposito Cosplay

This week's featured geek has been known to show up around town dressed like Wonder Woman, drives a car decorated with her favorite superhero and makes neat nerdy things in her Etsy shop Lazy Girl Art Studio. 1) Let's start with the basics -  I'm Jenna Esposito and you can find me as JennaEspositoCosplay on … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Jenna Esposito Cosplay

I Don’t Want You to Sit Next to Me Either

The other day on Facebook a friend of mine mentioned how she hates to be seated next to a family with small children when she's looking forward to a nice quiet dinner. Oh really? Like anyone wants that? It may be my own small child but I don't want to sit next to him either. … Continue reading I Don’t Want You to Sit Next to Me Either

Working Better with Migraine Glasses from Axon Optics

As I sat down at my desk this morning to type this post, my computer sprung to life and I immediately squinted as the harsh glare from the screen hit my eyes. My head had that tight feeling from a bit of sinus congestion thanks to the cold weather. Normally I can't look at the computer … Continue reading Working Better with Migraine Glasses from Axon Optics