Archive | September, 2007

Crafty Ideas

By Kay on Sat, Sep 29, 2007

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Are you looking for cheap, crafty things to do with your kiddos to keep them from driving your batty? I stumbled across this blog the other day and thought it had some great and creative ideas for doing artsy types of things with kids and for repurposing all sorts of things around the house, too…

Check out scrumdilly-do and have hours of fun!!!

scrumdilly-do project

Ode to MeckMom’s Pantry

By Kay on Thu, Sep 27, 2007


If you don’t know who MeckMom is, I highly suggest that you check out my original post on this fantabulous lady! I told Shawn, “I want to be more like her when I grow up!” 🙂

Dawna’s Pantry Karen’s PantrySo, after two of my beautiful friends followed her steps on organizing a pantry and sent me the pics to prove it, I decided I should probably get on the ball and get mine done, too. Continue reading…

Cleaning Up After a Bloody Nose

By Kay on Wed, Sep 19, 2007


When I woke Kate up for school the other morning, she had a pretty good bloody nose going. It had gotten on her night gown, soaked into her pillow, and gone through her sheet and into her new mattress! I got her cleaned up, pulled all the sheets and pillow off her bed before she could see it all, and got her off to school.

When I got back home I started to google how to get blood out of a mattress. The last thing I wanted was for the stain to set and be there for the next 20 years! (BTW, yes, I do normally have a mattress protector on the bed, but the last time we changed sheets it was because she had peed, so I had to wash everything and of course, it wasn’t all dry in time for bed, so we just put on the extra set of linens without the mattress pad…) Continue reading…

MeckMom ROCKS!

By Kay on Wed, Sep 12, 2007

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I think I figured out one of the things that makes my heart sing… Apparently I’m in love with all things organizational. (I know. All of you who know me well are saying in unison and very loudly, ‘well, duh!’)

A few days ago, my sister sent me a link to a mom’s website that has all sorts of organizational tips. This is not the first link like it that she’s sent me and each one she’s sent has made me fall more and more in love. But this site… this site made me really happy. In fact, I made the mistake of clicking on the link only an hour before we needed to leave for church. I couldn’t stop reading. Continue reading…

More Target Savings – 10% off Coupon

By Kay on Tue, Sep 11, 2007

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Target Logo10% off Target.com coupon: Extra 10% off almost everything

Target.com knocks 10% off with no minimum required, this time via coupon code “TCTARGETWELC”. This coupon works on many items at Target.com, such as iPods, bedding, and kitchen gadgets. Some exclusions may apply and sales tax is added where applicable. Coupon expires September 14.

Many thanks to dealnews.com for this great article!!

Oh, and by the way, Target also having a great sale on baby stuff, too!! Time to get that new car seat? Check out the prices on Target.com

Holy cow!! Great use of visuals to help explain the proposed budget cuts and their actual impact on the overall budget.

You’ll never fold tshirts the same way again!

If you ever wanted to hear someone put a mommy’s day into a song, try this one! (I guarantee you’ll laugh your butt off.)

A little on the political side, but interesting nonetheless…

Children’s Books We’ve Read