This is a very unusual post for me because it's about that special friend that visits us women every month. You know who I'm talking about, right? For me, every month is a nightmare because I just could not find the right maxi pad for me. The size, fit, and flow absorption was just never… Continue reading Always Made Me a Happy Woman Today
There is still a few more days until Halloween. That means you have time to really make your kids' Halloween a fun and memorable event, especially if there are plans to attend an exciting Halloween bash on Saturday evening. If you've been looking for the Princess Tiana costume from the upcoming movie The Princess and… Continue reading Great Costumes for Your Kids — Disney Has You Covered
We have a Wii. We love it, all except for one thing. It doesn't play DVDs. I hate that. It should be able to play movies. But that's for me to wallow over. As great as the Wii is, Sony at least understands that gamers and families want to use their console for more than… Continue reading PS3 + Netflix = Endless Entertainment
Melissa Jenkins, assistant English Professor at Wake Forest University, suggests four stories that are frightful, yet stellar reads for Halloween. If you're like my mother, there's always room for a scary novel. Jenkins suggests: Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson/Frankenstein by Mary Shelley “You think that you know these… Continue reading Four Scary Reads for Halloween
If you're like me you do everything at the last minute. Have I bought a pumpkin, yet? No. Does that give me angst? A little. How do I plan on carving my pumpkin? With stencils!! Even though I haven't bought a pumpkin yet I have done my due diligence to find stencils to make a… Continue reading Printable Pumpkin Carving Stencils
I rarely bake. No. I take that back. I NEVER bake. Bakegoods to me is whatever I pick up from Starbucks and honestly that has got to cease because Starbucks is expensive! Now that the weather is getting nippy and the leaves are colorfully littering the streets, I finally feel the holidays coming. This Thanksgiving… Continue reading Holiday Baking and Bundt Cakes
OK...I admit it: When I was pregnant with my second daughter I ate everything under the sun. In fact, the day she was born I recall eating Chinese sesame chicken and a coke. Both my pregnancies were vastly different. For my first, I did everything by the book and for my second I did everything… Continue reading Pregnancy Doesn’t Give You the License to Pig Out
As you're probably aware, the infant mortality rate in the black community is 2.3 times that of white babies according to the Office of Minority Health. Researchers, doctors, and even our government cannot determine why black babies are dying at such alarming rates, but there is power in knowing as much as possible about infant… Continue reading Test Your IQ on Premature Birth Rates in the U.S.
We are a family that is happily TV-free. Well, that's not entirely true. We do have a small set that is used expressly for gaming purposes. Beyond that, though, we don't watch the Tube. But we do watch the Net. I frankly can't stand paying a cable bill especially when most of the time there's… Continue reading Fancast — Because Who Needs a TV Anymore?
Snow White by Jane Ray My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every so often I run into an illustrator whose images are so beautifully rendered I become a bit obsessed with their work. It's akin to when I discovered Miro and Gustav Klimt while in college. I traveled to New York twice in one fall… Continue reading My New Favorite Illustrator: Jane Ray