Walmart Beauty Box – Summer 2016


My Walmart Summer Beauty Box arrived in the mail unexpectedly – what a great surprise! The box is a little smushed, but everything inside was just fine.   Teacher snickered at my excitement, “I don’t think of “beauty” when I think of Walmart.” Good point, but our budget is more…

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Well, That Didn’t Work


We don’t have an office, and since I spend most of the day in the kitchen, dining room and play room, the kitchen counter ends up being a mini-office. A very messy mini-office. I’ve tried a couple of things to contain the clutter – keeping most of my To Do…

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Target Beauty Box – June 2016


Guess what…   Princess scored us June Beauty Boxes from Target!   They look really great this monty – I can’t wait to dive in!   Pantene Expert Intense Hydration Shampoo “Concentrated hydrating formula gently cleanses and nourishes to instantly quench dry hair.” This smells amazing and makes my hair…

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Target Mens Beauty Box – June 2016


For Father’s Day I ordered Teacher the Target Men’s Beauty Box. Of course I couldn’t wait to give it to him, so he got it the same day it arrived at our house. He was so surprised! And pleased too, I think.   I think it should be named something…

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Solea Tequila Tasting Dinner – February 2015


Yes, I realize it’s June 2016, but life has been hectic. So hectic that I didn’t have time to edit photos earlier. So hectic that we haven’t made it to any Tequila dinners since this one. Now THAT’s busy!   A beautiful table is set up to showcase and offer…

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Student Teachers


It was a hot, humid Friday nap time when I first met – and was totally intimidated by – my first student teacher, Miss N. Angel Face walked in the back door, “Mom, there’s someone here to see you.” Hot and sticky, in a tank top and cut-off jean shorts…

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Three Tips for Cleaning Any Shower


Please welcome guest author, Will Tottle, who will be sharing tips for cleaning your shower with us. As always, the benefit I receive from guest authors is time saved. Home remedies, cleaning products, club soda: what is the best way to really clean your shower? Any search on the web…

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DIY Plant Markers with Shrinky Dinks


Shrinky Dinks! Shrinky Dinks! Shrinky Dinks! When I was a kid we never did Shrinky Dinks. I have no idea why; it’s just one of those things we never did. Of course that means that ever since I was a kid I’ve thought that Shrinky Dinks were one of the…

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