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Kindergarten Wisdom

Our friend Riley is a hoot! Not only is she a fantastic person, but she is unusually wise for her age and says things that are both intriguing and hilarious. Lucky for us her mom created @rileysays on Twitter to share her kindergarten wisdom with others. I just read through her quotes again and thought […]

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A Home Energy Improvement for Only $15

We recently switched from incandescent to CFL bulbs for our outdoor floods lights.  I got soft white, because harsh white CFL bulbs make me twitch. (Especially the indoor ones, which I prefer to use in places like closets). Anyway, a two-pack of the incandescent outdoor floodlights that we normally buy costs $13.97. The CFL two-pack […]

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Old Things New Use – China Cabinet Door Becomes Wall Art

This is the door to my grandmother’s china cabinet. I intend to refinish the cabinet at some point, but that’s not going to happen any time soon. The door happened to be sitting against the wall which made me think it might be cool hanging on the wall… Worried the door and glass might fall, […]

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Win a $50 Home Depot Gift Card

Win a $50 Home Depot Gift Card

If your New Year’s resolutions include making some affordable home energy improvements to your home, do I have something for you. The Home Depot is giving away another $50 Home Depot gift card to a reader of TheMommyhood.com! How To Enter 1.) Leave a comment on this blog post telling me why you love The […]

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The Barbie House Rules

It’s been a while since we checked in over at… If you’ve ever laughed at the way you found your kids toys, then you will appreciate this. The Barbie House is a series of photos captured and captioned by one seriously funny mom. Hannah Montana apparently throws a pretty mean backstage dressing room bash– being […]

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Santa, Mrs. Santa…and the Elf, too!

Moms work really hard at Christmastime. All I am say’n is my kids are lucky I love them so much. And it makes me think about my mom and all the work she did for us every year. (Thanks, Mom!) Hug your mother if she is near. If not, hug another mother, because she’s probably […]

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Win a FREE Facial at Spa Visage

Are you pooped and in need of a little relaxation and pampering? Well, if you are local to Knoxville do I have something for YOU! TheMommyhood.com is giving away a free Visage Facial from Spa Visage located in the Downtown West Shopping Center (near West Town Mall). To enter, all you have to do is: […]

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Some Recent Funny Quotes From Your House and Mine

I love the things kids say. And we moms come up with a few zingers now and then, too. Here are some recent funnies for your entertainment. Kid Quotes  “Mommy, I changed my mind on a gift that I want. Can you please text Santa?” Alston (4) Atlanta, GA (Whispered) “Get on my shoulders…and don’t […]

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Motion-Sensor Light Switch in the Playroom

I found the coolest thing while working on our home energy project with The Home Depot – a light switch that turns off automatically. This is genius, People! We got one ($39) and the hubs installed it in the playroom. Why there? Because that is the one place the kids ALWAYS leave the light on. […]

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Invisible Until the Christmas Tide

Invisible Until the Christmas Tide

There are a few articles floating around that have me thinking about people in need. If you haven’t yet seen them, read these two:  -  Boy Asking For Food -  Anonymous Donors Pay for Kmart Layaways   I’m in a warm house, with my healthy family, and we are surrounded by all our many belongings. […]

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