Kitchen Changes

I'd love to remodel my kitchen.  However, Bill won't let do any big money changes until the kids are older (and can't wreck it.  Though I don't know why he doesn't think they can wreck it when they are older!).  Instead, I keep making cosmetic changes like adding an island kitchen cart (or was it a drop leaf kitchen cart), redoing the counters, buying new … [Read more...]

Art Gripper

I've always got things I want to be hanging on the kids's bedroom walls. However, it is very difficult to find something that doesn't take the paint off the walls or that doesn't leave a gooey mess. Art Gripper is exactly what I needed!  I have used it in Madison's room to hang a ginormous poster of a dog.  I've also used Art Gripper to hang poster board … [Read more...]

Nancy Drew Games Review

Can you believe it has been 12 years since the first Nancy Drew computer game came out? Me either! Secrets Can Kill was the start of a great legacy of great games for girls (like the books!). Even though the Nancy Drew games are for ages ten and up, it is a game I can play with my daughter who is six. I don't have to worry about content not appropriate … [Read more...]

Why do projects always take longer than they should?

I hope everyone had a relaxing Memorial weekend. Unfortunately, I did not.  I started a project that should have taken me a day (or so I thought).  Since we moved Will to a toddler bed, I wanted to reflect that in his room decor.  At the time, it seemed like a great idea. How hard is it to remove a wallpaper border?  Extremely hard!  Bill took the kids to … [Read more...]