Have you ever seen the web site with all the funny pictures people send in with captions? Well, apparently, there are books of them. Who knew?!?! I learned this when my friends at Random House sent me the newest book in the series called Awkward Family Holiday Photos. Oh, you guys, it’s so stink’n funny! I […]
Anyone in the market for toys? We’re giving away a 25$ gift card to online toy store Imagination Forest. If I had a gift card to Imagination Forest, I would use it toward…a Plasmacar! What’s a Plasmacar? It’s a ride on toy for kids (or adults!) that can be used indoors and out. You wiggle […]
My kids LOVE mail or notes of any kind. Do yours? If so, I have a gift idea for you to consider… My friend Whitney Biggs and her partner Sabra Miller have teamed up to create a fun new product called One Little Mailbox. One Little Mailbox is a memory and tradition you create with […]
Secrets of The Mommyhood is everything I wish someone had told me about pregnancy, childbirth and having a baby. This book provides practical tips and humor for first-time moms, and it would make a great baby shower gift. [pinit] Amazon | Kindle | Barnes & Noble | Nook This Giveaway Is Closed Congratulations to #745 Linda […]
We love Halloween. Our current Halloween traditions include: Making lots of pipe cleaner spiders; Charlie wearing his favorite shirt, which he thinks says, “I’m Alvin”; and, Driving three hours to Atlanta to celebrate Halloween with our besties, who do Halloween like nobody’s business. Every year, our friends do an elaborate haunted scene in their front […]
The cookbook that Sisters of the Skillet created to support the Ronald McDonald House goes to… Xan Rawls in Snellville, GA Congratulations, Xan! (I asked and it’s pronounced “Zan.”) Xan told me she is just moving into a new place. Hope you enjoy your new home and this cookbook created to support a wonderful organization. About […]
The ladies who created Sister’s of the Skillet have collected and published a series of favorite recipes to sell in order to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. My sister, Amy, bought it and recently made one of the recipes and raved about it. This cookbook is full of simple eats that are easy enough for even me […]
Over the last year or so, I have come to appreciate the versatility of cardigan sweaters. I pretty much always have one nearby, even when it’s warm, because it can be chilly in air conditioning. So, when Lands’ End sent me a couple of their redesigned Supima® crew cardigan sweaters to try out, I was […]
As you know, I am really into the funny things kids say, I highly recommend you keep a quotes list, and I love me some Hallmark recordable story books. When I was little, my Dad made some audio recordings of us on cassette tape. He kept the recording a secret so they were truly candid […]
Cathy! Congratulations! You won a copy of the talented Heather Baird’s new cookbook SprinkleBakes. AND I also wanted to mention that Cathy writes a blog called Savory Notes. So, please show her some love and go check out her site. It looks really fun. Thank you, Cathy, for stopping by TheMommyhood.com!
- “Mama, I yawned and sauce came out!” (vomit)
– Sydney (3) Maryville, TN
- My husband has my babies all by himself this week. When I was leaving town today, I asked Walker if he thought they would be ok . He said, "Of course, Mama. You left us food and I have a light saber."
-- Walker (5) Tupelo, MS
- "You are really annoying, and it is NOT opposite day."
-- Bryce (6) to Reed (8) Eagain, MN
- "Mom: Do you think you can be good at school the rest of the week – it’s only two more days…
Son: I’m not sure… “I can’t tell the future and I don’t have a working time machine.”
– Ethan (6) Milwaukee, MI
- "No you cannot sit on brother's face. No sitting on faces!" -- Ravyn, Ramallah, Palastine
- “Sweetheart, please don't throw yogurt at kitty.” Like saying this would actually STOP her... - Anissa, Chicago, IL
- "Get your fingers out of your nose and START EATING!" -Me, Knoxville, TN
- “We don’t tie up our friends – even if they’re part of the game.” - Jackie, St. Louis, MO