Your Wallet will FLIPP over this APP (plus a giveaway)

  Our weekly grocery bills have become exorbitant. Obviously it's because I cook a lot and we like to eat, but that doesn't make the sticker … [Continue Reading]

FLIPP couponing app

The Coolest Tools for BTS 2014

  ATTENTION LAST MINUTE SCHOOL SUPPLY SHOPPERS! (That's me...)   Last year I (not bossily) shared my tips outlining the 15 school … [Continue Reading]

Tips from an Old Mom: Cool Tools for School

The FML Files: Good Things do not Happen in Threes

    Welcome to today's episode of your life is probably better than mine. Now I know that you think I live a charmed life with all my … [Continue Reading]

The FML Files

Life

FLIPP couponing app

Your Wallet will FLIPP over this APP (plus a giveaway)

  Our weekly grocery bills have become exorbitant. Obviously it's because I cook a lot and we like to eat, but that doesn't make the sticker shock any easier to take. Last week when someone asked me if I buy organic meat I started laughing my head off as I answered, I HAVE TEENAGED SONS. My … [Read More...]

Tips from an Old Mom: Cool Tools for School

The Coolest Tools for BTS 2014

  ATTENTION LAST MINUTE SCHOOL SUPPLY SHOPPERS! (That's me...)   Last year I (not bossily) shared my tips outlining the 15 school supplies your high schooler REALLY needs.  Since no ground-breaking information has been unearthed since then, other than the release of some neat new … [Read More...]

Recent Reads

Virgin by Radhika Sanghani

Book Review: Virgin by Radhika Sanghani

  Feeling mortified about filling out the section on the medical form that asks if you’re sexually active.   Wondering if that hair removal cream should sting that much.   Deliberating on whether or not a bargain shop Brazilian wax is a bad idea.   Finding a guy, any guy, to end your endless state […]

Kelley Armstrong Cainsville Series: Omens and Visions

For Kelley Armstrong Fans: Win Omens & Visions

Last year I was captivated by Kelley Armstrong’s new Cainsville series. I devoured Omens and I have been impatiently waiting ever since for Book 2, Visions. Luckily, it releases today. I’m pretty sure it’s the perfect read for the end of summer. Guess what! You can win both! Enter below for the chance to win one of […]

Laughter

The FML Files

The FML Files: Good Things do not Happen in Threes

    Welcome to today's episode of your life is probably better than mine. Now I know that you think I live a charmed life with all my reading and cooking and witty repartee. You may be right-ish (not right-O. That means ok in British). After all, I have a roof over my head, enough … [Read More...]

46 Things I Know Now that I'm 46

46 Things I Know Now That I’m 46

I just turned 46. Yes. 4 decades plus 6. 50 - 4. 100 minus 54. o +46. Look Ma! I'm doing Maths!   Unlike a lot of people, I don't lie about my age. I'm not turning 35 for the 10th time. I'm not 26 plus 19. I'm not 40-ish or over 30 *wink*. While some people don't think I look my age … [Read More...]

Cookery

Super summer smoothie: Watermelon Julius

Pretty-In-Pink Watermelon Julius

  This summer I’ve been craving two things: sunshine and watermelon. Not sure why. Maybe I’m dehydrated and starved for Vitamin D or maybe it’s just because I like watermelon. Surprisingly, since it’s so juicy and good that’s it’s hard to believe it’s possible, but watermelon has health benefits. It’s not just all water. Apparently, […]

Sweet Potato Chickpea Stew

Michael Smith’s Family Meals: Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

  Life’s busy. We’ve all got a lot of places to go, things to do, and people to see. And what’s the first thing that suffers when we’re hopping from one place to the next (besides the laundry?)  Family meals, of course. With our crunched time schedules and a families full of picky eaters, it’s just […]