November 2010

Finger pinch prevention

November 30, 2010

My kid loves to open and close doors. He can entertain himself with a door for like 30 minutes straight if we let him. Open, close, open, close. But, like most toddlers, he has no sense of danger or self preservation. NONE. So, of course, his door habit has its dangers–closing the door on his […]

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I can write about most things except, apparently, myself

November 30, 2010

Is there anything harder than writing about yourself? I mean, I know I’m a blogger, I write about myself all the damn time. But that’s always in very casual, chatty kind of way.  Today though, I sat down to attempt TWO very specific, very NOT casual, very ME centered things. The first is the about […]

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How to save money on Cyber Monday (and any other time you’re shopping online)

November 29, 2010

Swear you are only shopping for other people’s gifts not yourself. Have a vague, not detailed, list of who you’re buying for. Have a general idea of categories, but again not detailed items, on WHAT you’ll be buying those people. Open your browser to the online retailer of your choice. Begin to browse. Realize you […]

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The remaking of a favorite room

November 28, 2010

Last year, I did a post titled My New Favorite Room, where I showed off Jackson’s nursery. Here’s a reminder of what it looked like: and the other side of the room Cute right? Functional and organized also. I loved that room. I still love that room, but something happened to it in the last […]

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Downtime at its best

November 27, 2010

I’ve fully been enjoying my holiday so far. I really needed a break from work–my right eye and cheek has been twitching for over a week before Thanksgiving. It’s a sign of stress and…well, yeah who wants an entire side of their face to twitch all the time? So there’s been food, and relaxation. N.C. […]

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