Guest Post: Food Planning For Busy People

Food Planning For Busy People We know life is more hectic than it was 60 years ago. Our pace is faster, our workload larger, and the time we have to get everything done is shorter. Convenience gadgets and fast food are partially a response to how hurried our lives have become. But getting into the ...

Aldi Produce Picks

If you've never shopped at Aldi before, you should read up on how the store is run before making a trip. You can read my introduction to Aldi post here. Aldi has unbeatable prices on produce. Here are the top picks for this week: Sweet Corn 4 ear packs - 99c If you've never shopped at Aldi before, ...

*RECALL* Emma’s Garden Polka-Dot Girls’ Dresses

Name of Product: Emma's Garden® Polka-Dot girls' dresses Units: About 21,000 in the U.S.; 2,600 in Canada Importer: The TJX Companies, Inc., of Framingham, Mass. Hazard: The decorative buttons on the front of the dress can detach, posing a choking hazard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the United States or Canada Description: This recall involves the Emma's Garden® polka-dot dresses. The ...

Guest Post on Getting Fit Frugally

If you're a mom, you know how difficult it can be to fit in excercise. Many women join gyms and take advantage of their daycare facilities. Unfortunately, gym memberships were one of the first things to go when we cut our budget in order for me to stay home with the kids. However, staying fit ...

Guest Post: Would You Pick up a Penny?

Would You Pick Up a Penny? My hubby said a couple of months ago that he had hesitated to pick up a penny in front of some friends that day. He said he should have just picked it up anyway because it was worth it. I agreed with him, but since I like proof, I decided ...

*RECALL* Target expands recall of Circo brand booster seats

Name of product: Circo Child Booster Seats Units: About 375,000 (43,000 additional booster seats were recalled in August 2009) Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. Hazard: The booster seat's restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured. Incidents/Injuries: Target has received 10 additional reports of booster seat buckles opening unexpectedly, including three ...

Preorder the *new* Llama Llama: Home with Mama book now!!

We all love the Llama Llama series from Anna Dewdney- sweet, whimsical and fun, and in each story, Little Llama learns a lesson- and Mama Llama always asks to "please stop all that llama drama" which is MY favorite part. I love everything about these books.  My kids do too- all three of them even ...

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2012 Giveaway (2 winners)

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I think I'm becoming obsessed with almanacs.  Thankfully my family humors me.  But I love finding out facts and information, as do my kids- their natural curiosity inspires me to be more curious- which just makes for very interesting conversation and adventures in daily life.  The 2012 National Geographic Kids Almanac is chock-full of information, ...

Samsung Focus Windows Phone Review and Giveaway

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  Are you looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? One that they will REALLY REALLY love! Then you need to check out the Windows Phones from AT&T . This would be a great gift idea for Father’s Day! Why Windows Phone? Here are some Details from Samsung: ...