Tips On Planning Your Staycation

Spring break is over, and we’re back in school.  I’m going back to work and will once again battle wits with elementary school kids trying to reason with me over the most trivial of things.  Snuggling in bed with my daughter, tickling her to tears … [Continue reading]

Tips On Buying a Condo Unit

photo credit: Christopher Barson via photopin cc Thumb-sucking was never something I loved doing when I was little- at least that’s what I think!  What I do remember is that I used to always bring along my Ernie (of Sesame Street) stuffed toy with … [Continue reading]

A guide to choosing maternity clothing

photo credit: You’ve just found out you are pregnant – congratulations! And now, other than cooing over teeny tiny clothes for baby, you’ll also be thinking about your own wardrobe, and what … [Continue reading]

My Childhood Lawn: Memoirs of Heaven Lost

Spring has sprung.  It feels so good just saying that, as this is the season which brings hope for new things.  Hope is something I am in desperate need of right now.  Things have seemed to hit a blank wall, and I’m dying for direction and purpose.  … [Continue reading]

Remodeling Tips for Small Bathrooms

Image courtesy of nuttakit / Every girl dreams of becoming a beauty queen someday.  When I was little, I used to picture myself with scepter in hand, and a bejeweled crown on my head.  Although I may never get to make that … [Continue reading]

4 Ways to Save Money and Live Green

Many people look at living a "green" life as something only hippies do.  However, the truth is that green living is becoming mainstream, and with good reason.  Not only are those who try to live a green life preserving Earth's natural resources, but … [Continue reading]

How Many Single Moms Does It Take To Change a Light Bulb?

I swear I’ve heard way too many light bulb jokes in this lifetime, that I’m not sure anymore which answer goes with which joke.  One thing I do know, when it comes to electrical jobs or repairs at home, sometimes doing it yourself may not be the best … [Continue reading]

Tips On Cleaning Glass Windows

Ever since I can remember, I have always been enthralled by rainbows.  It’s not everyday I get to see one, so whenever I chance upon one of them rainbows, I almost get teary-eyed and feel a sense of hope and optimism rush through my body. The last … [Continue reading]

Lamenting a Dying Planet

As an elementary school kid growing up in the synthesizer-riddled music era of the 80’s, I used to enjoy essay writing a lot.  Putting pen to paper was an activity I immensely loved.  One particular topic which I remember writing a lot about was the … [Continue reading]

Tips On Choosing Cargo Pants for Women

I used to consider myself lucky because at the university I went to when I was in college, we pretty much had the freedom to wear what we wanted to school.  On most days, I’d trot to my classroom in plain shorts.  On better days- especially whenever … [Continue reading]