for.giving.me

I love a good play on words.  I am my father’s daughter after all.

Normally word plays make me chuckle.  But this one caught me by surprise and got me thinking… Continue reading

Moving Sidewalks

I love the moving sidewalks at the airport.  Not only do I zip to my destination, but I have this sense of superiority as I blow past the people walking in the same direction I am.  “Eat my dust suckers!”  (Yeah, I know, real mature.)

But I really do wonder why they would choose to walk using just their own strength, when there is a greater source of power right there for them to access?

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Resume for ‘Mommy’

Wondering where I’ve been for the past month?

I got a job!

After 13 years of being a professional daytime TV watcher (aka stay-at-home-mom), it’s time to bring home the bacon. I don’t think I’ll fry it up in a pan though.  Too much grease.  I’ll microwave it surrounded by paper towels to absorb the excess fat. Continue reading

Your fireplace – sans fire!

Unless you live with Santa in the North Pole, I’m guessing your fireplace in the summer is like mine – nothing but a boring dust collector.

I’m gonna show you how to make it fabulous in hot weather without the hot flames!

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Child labor is a GOOD thing…

Okay, before you get mad at me, I don’t mean the kids in the sweat shops.  That is a universal evil.   I mean putting MY own kids to work!

What’s the best use for your Frugal Friday sponges?  Have someone else use them! Ha!

Today’s nugget will have your shower sparkling clean, and your kids thinking you’re the best mom ever!

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Old people rock.

Seriously.  Old people rock.  They’re awesome. (Well, most of them anyway.  We all know a curmudgeon or two.)

The wisdom from their collective experiences is pure gold.  Unfortunately it usually takes a bit of work to mine for that gold.  Lucky for you that I’ve got some fresh from the quarry, ready to share.

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Got teens who got zits? Get white.

You and your bank account will thank me for this one.  Trust me.

If you or anyone in your household struggles with the occasional facial anomaly,  you immediately need to switch your sheets and towels to all white.  (Don’t worry, you can still use them after Labor Day. Emily Post and I approve.)

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