31 Days of Halloween: 31 Costumes for Kids

31 Days of Halloween: 31 Costumes for Kids

A good Pinterest worthy Halloween costume does NOT have to cost you an arm and a leg! Don’t be tempted to browse that costume aisle–you know everything is either cheap or sleazy. Or both. It’s hard to tell the witches from the hookers with most store bought costumes! Yes, you really can make a simple kid’s costume that he orContinue Reading

31 (Weekdays) of Halloween, starting Friday

31 (Weekdays) of Halloween, starting Friday

Halloween is just 43 days away! I know, it’s not officially fall yet, and here we are freaked out about Halloween already. Walmart had their stuff out a couple weeks ago. Geez! I’m going to post a new series for you guys, called 31 Days of Halloween, but I don’t want to wait until OctoberContinue Reading

Review: Epson LW-600P Label Maker

Review: Epson LW-600P Label Maker

Sometimes you need to label your stuff, or more to the point, your kid’s stuff. Otherwise you’re never seeing it again. Like that jacket that never came back from camp or the lunch box that disappeared at school. If only there was a way to put your kid’s name on these things….hmmmm. This post isContinue Reading

Soap that makes you feel warm and fuzzy

Soap that makes you feel warm and fuzzy

Today I’m talking soap. Real soap, handcrafted from natural ingredients and nourishing oils, made right here in Missouri. Cedar Hill, to be exact. I grew up around the Cedar Hill area, so when I heard that Misty, owner of Mrs. B’s Handmade Soap was looking for a little blogger outreach, I was immediately intrigued. AfterContinue Reading

A new blog and a Giveaway!

A new blog and a Giveaway!

I’ve started a new blog called Beer and Gluesticks! And to kick things off, I’ve got a giveaway! One lucky reader will win a pair of SOL Republic RELAY headphones–just in time to make back to school a little sweeter! Headphones are a must for older kids these days. I know my teen would be lost withoutContinue Reading

$2 Breakfast at McDonalds

$2 Breakfast at McDonalds

Hey guys, just in case you missed my little Facebook blast last week, I wanted to remind you that McDonald’s is doing a special breakfast deal this week for Back to School! Tomorrow is the last day to get an Egg White Delight McMuffin or a Fruit & Maple Oatmeal with your choice of aContinue Reading

You can do WHAT with a paper towel?

You can do WHAT with a paper towel?

Paper towels. We use them to dry our hands, sop up spills, wipe the counter, clean the kids, clean up after the dog, wash the windows, dust the TV, detail the car, fry bacon in the microwave, preserve some lettuce and make an emergency coffee filter. Wait, what? Sure, there’s hundreds of uses for paper towels. HowContinue Reading

Be a Lunch Box Hero

Be a Lunch Box Hero

It’s time for packing those school lunches again! Does your kid like super heroes, but you don’t want to commit to ONE (way over-commercialized) hero for the whole year? Then don’t! Let your kid be the hero with this SuperME lunch bag! FYI: SuperME sent Mitch the lunch box pictured above to try out (and forContinue Reading