Category: Musings on the Home

SAHM Going Back to Work

I had my first child in 1996. From 96 through 2002 I was a freelance production editor for a health care publisher — the term WAHM had not been invented yet! Some weeks I was full time, other weeks part time.…

Consignments R Us

I recently entered typeamom.net’s That’s Ingenious Challenge. The challenge was to come up with an invention/solution to a sticky problem — this is not quite the wording, but that’s my interpretation anyway. My answer:  I’m a consigner. I might even call myself…

Purex: Not Just Detergent

This is one of those times when I wish I was doing a giveaway. But, I’m not. So, you will have to be satisfied by a review…but it’s a good one! I’m not a “Yay, Let’s do housework!” kind of…

Blog Housekeeping

The winner of the That Baby DVD and CD has not responded. Tomorrow I will pick a new winner. I need to pick one winner each for the Subway/NIH We Can! and DrWeigh.com giveaways. Giveaway coming for Macaroni Grill gift…

Parenting Fail

Chris writes NotesfromtheTrenches a blog I read every day. I usually leave a comment because I relate to her she has preteens and teenagers as well as younger kids. She had a post today about ways she fails as a…

Scaling Mt. Laundry

Is it O.K. to blog about cleaning tips while there are dishes piled in my sink, dirty laundry strewn about my children’s bedrooms, and several pairs of mismatched shoes under the didning room table? No? Well, I’m doing it anyway.…