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Ever Heard of Cafe Press?

So what would your kids say if you asked them what taxes are? My kids know people have to pay taxes, but I don’t know if they understand what happens to the money. Here’s what happened when some little kids were asked: What Does the Government Buy With Tax Money? (The little girl at the […]

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Imagination Forest (My Sister Opened A Toy Store!)

So, you know how there are people who talk about doing things but they never actually do them. I fall into that category most of the time. Not my sister. She is a can (and WILL) do kinda girl.  Case in point: She wanted to open a toy store. So she left her job in […]

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Unclaimed Baggage

So, do you know what happens to bags that go missing from airports that never get claimed by their owners? They might end up at a store that sells the contents called Unclaimed Baggage! I heard of this for the first time about a year ago, from a mom friend. And recently, we went to […]

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My Addiction

Okay, so I am still off the soda.  But today I want to talk about another addition I have: I LOVE to buy inflatable water toys for my kids. Slip’n n slides, inflatable slides, water hop scotch, you name it. I contribute to the trade imbalance one plastic inflatable at a time. My latest score […]

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Don’t Carry a Purse? You Might Be Interested in This…

My friend, Rachel, is always on the go and rarely carries a purse. But she always has her phone and you gotta have a drivers license and some money.  So her brother found her this cool phone case that holds your license and credit card, too. Check it out.   The company that sells this […]

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Deodorant for Kids: Ever Heard of Pit Paste?

Know someone who is allergic to deodorant? Or are you looking for a deodorant for your kids? WELL. I was having dinner with some girls and a new friend, Debbie, was raving about something called Pit Paste that her little girl uses. We were all, “Um, ‘scuse me? What’s THAT?!?!” Apparently, i t’s an organic […]

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Tips for Saving Energy & Water With Your Dishwasher + A Quiz!

Tips for Saving Energy & Water With Your Dishwasher + A Quiz!

It’s Earth Day, so let’s talk about the water and energy efficiency, shall we? In particular, I want to discuss my new GE dishwasher and share tips everyone can use to save energy, which saves money. Quiz! How much water does my new dishwasher use per cycle? a). 22 gallons b) 4 gallons c)  15 […]

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A $52 Lesson

Just because it costs more, doesn’t mean it’s better. A friend and I went to Soma Intimates for the first time recently. I have heard their pajamas are to die for. She had a $20 off $100 Soma coupon that she got after buying someone a gift certificate, so we decided to go check it […]

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Learned Something That Makes Dishwashers Work Better

I love engineers (enginerds, I call them). They are smart people, who make things happen. And they were some of my favorite people to be around when I worked at UPS. When you hang out with engineers, you learn things. I have recently came to appreciate all the engineering that went into my new GE […]

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Dishwasher Appreciation

Washing Dishes By Hand One of my earliest memories of washing dishes by hand is at my childhood BFF Missy’s house. We were probably 4 or 5 years old. We had two chairs at the sink and were washing dishes together. We sang while we worked, and the song was from Pop-Eye: “I want a […]

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