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Oct23
Best Children’s Halloween Books

Best Children’s Halloween Books

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We love books around here and, what’s this? October is National Book Month. I just don’t believe how conveniently these holidays spring up for me. We’ve talked about costumes, taking great care to avoid overpriced store-bought costumes, we’ve talked about easy (and cheap) projects and treats you can make with your kids to celebrate Halloween […]

Oct17
Brusha-Brusha (Best Children’s Toothbrushes)

Brusha-Brusha (Best Children’s Toothbrushes)

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We have a very ‘forgetful’ tooth fairy who has been known to leave lost teeth under pillows for a couple of days before she finally staples a reminder to her forehead and picks up the teeth. Sometimes it seems like maybe the kids should leave their teeth on my pillow so the ‘Tooth Fairy’ has […]

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Oct13
Still talking about Halloween. (Best Halloween Trick or Treating Bags, Masks and Costumes)

Still talking about Halloween. (Best Halloween Trick or Treating Bags, Masks and Costumes)

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Halloween is quickly approaching and I’ve lost 4 Ebay bids for a Red Mystic Force Power Ranger SPD. I’m starting to feel the heat. I tried pulling out a Fireman dress up outfit we have and suggested a Fireman does a lot of really good things too! A Fireman is almost exactly the same as […]

Oct10
Haunted by frugal ghosts. (Best Halloween Cookies & Crafts)

Haunted by frugal ghosts. (Best Halloween Cookies & Crafts)

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Before we begin, I think it’s important in the name of transparency after Monday’s post, for you to know I have managed to steer my daughter away from ‘Gothic Child Prostitute‘ (as a related aside, Gothic Lolitas are all the rage in Japan. Thanks for the link, Mary.). Madison is now interested in being a […]

Oct06
Sometimes even I can’t believe how cheap I am. (Halloween: Best DIY Costume Ideas)

Sometimes even I can’t believe how cheap I am. (Halloween: Best DIY Costume Ideas)

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When I was pregnant with my daughter along with planning her bedroom and hoping for a girl I could shop for, I also browsed Halloween costumes thinking of all the costumes I’d create for her. I made her into a small monkey one year and an absolutely adorable chicken the next year. Then, at the […]

Oct02

Tips; good for a waitress, good for your health. (National Child Health Day: tips for raising a healthy child)

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Is anyone starting to notice how the fall seems really focused on health and wellness holidays? Because there was family dinner night, which as we discussed, is supposed to cure cancer. I think that’s what I read anyway. Then there’s Family Health and Fitness day and Breast Cancer Awareness and oh! What’s this? Today is […]

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