Archive | June, 2007

25 June 2007 ~ 3 Comments

A Sweet Silence

A Sweet Silence

I’ve recently had to deal with a lot a bickering between my sons. I am not quite sure how it all started, but the chemistry between my two little angels, ages 2 and 5, has not been in sync lately. Tonight I was pleasantly surprised when I walked out on to our deck to find [...]

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24 June 2007 ~ 4 Comments

The end of the road

The end of the road

It is finally finished. One long month later and my bathroom is finally ready for prime time! Here are the’before’ and ‘after’ pictures. I am pretty happy with it. Those who know me will be shocked to see the blue walls. Going blue was a huge step for me. My entire house is various shades [...]

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21 June 2007 ~ 2 Comments

True Friends Tell it Like It Is

Excerpt from a conversation with my good friend K. Me: Want to walk next door and get a cup of coffee?K: Sure. I could use one too. Scene: Tavern Room of our building, I am waiting for my K-cup to brew.Me: Ooh. They have Hazelnut.K: Look, Butter Pecan. Yummy.Me: Oooh, that is good. K: You’re [...]

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20 June 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Move Over Juice Box.

Move Over Juice Box.

I was browsing the InventorSpot blog this afternoon during my lunch hour and came across a post on Weird Drinks in Japan. Being fascinated by this sort of thing I read the article eagerly. The one drink that surprised me most? Kidsbeer. That’s right. Kidsbeer. Kidsbeer. We kid you not: Kidsbeer. What can be said [...]

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18 June 2007 ~ 5 Comments

I Just Need To Be "Me"

I Just Need To Be "Me"

You know what’s great? When you’re stressed out from work and your husband offers to take the kids to the pool so that you can go get your hair cut and have some “me” time.

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18 June 2007 ~ 2 Comments

Why 80′s Television Was So Great

Why 80′s Television Was So Great

Have you ever taken the time to really listen to the theme songs for popular television shows? Well over on the blog, Bricks Explode, they created a list of the “Top 10 Unintentionally Funny TV Intros” from just about every guilty-pleasure ’80s series you can imagine. My favorite has to be the intro to My [...]

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15 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

What the….??

What the….??

Have you ever been wittnes to something that happened so quickly that you couldn’t believe what you saw was really real? It happened to me this morning. I was on my daily coffee run this morning with two of my co-workers. The coffee shop we hit up is about 4 blocks away from our office [...]

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15 June 2007 ~ 1 Comment

What the….??

What the….??

Have you ever been witness to something that happened so quickly that you couldn’t believe what you saw was really real? It happened to me this morning. I was on my daily coffee run this morning with two of my co-workers. The coffee shop we hit up is about 4 blocks away from our office [...]

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15 June 2007 ~ 1 Comment

How to tell if you need a break

How to tell if you need a break

So this week at work I had a bit of a “crazy” moment. If you know me you know that I have been absolutely slammed for about 3 months. Most recently I worked a HUGE art fair, a gigantic home show and am working on the national launch of a a popular beverage. All this [...]

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14 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

How to tell if you need a break

How to tell if you need a break

So this week at work I had a bit of a “crazy” moment. If you know me you know that I have been absolutely slammed for about 3 months. Most recently I worked a HUGE art fair, a gigantic home show and am working on the national launch of a a popular beverage. All this [...]

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13 June 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Beastie Boys on Tour!!!

That’s right… The Beastie Boys are heading out on tour this summer. I had the pleasure of seeing them a few years ago… OK it was like 8 years ago, (whatever) at the Tibetan Freedom Concert in Chicago. Run DMC played right before the BBs went on. It was a night made in music heaven.Check [...]

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13 June 2007 ~ 11 Comments

Thomas the Tank Engine Recall

Thomas the Tank Engine Recall

Being the mother of two young boys, both obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine, the following scared me a bit when I first read it. RC2 Corp., the maker of Thomas the Tank Engine toys, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today the recall of a number of Thomas the Tank Engine [...]

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11 June 2007 ~ 3 Comments

Who Are These People??

Following is a list of cities where visitors to this blog reside. Other than Cincinnati and Chicago (shout out to Marketing Mommy and Self Made Mom), I don’t think I know anyone that lives in one of the other cities listed.It’s strange, to know that there are people out there learning about me and the [...]

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08 June 2007 ~ 4 Comments

What Grocery Stores Really Need

What Grocery Stores Really Need

There has been some talk locally in Cincinnati about grocery stores offering valet service. While this is nice, what they really need are “grocery runners” for moms (or people in need). I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had my boys with me in the car and needed just an item or two. It [...]

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07 June 2007 ~ 2 Comments

Garbage Pail Kids Go Hollywood

If you loved Garbage Pail Kids as a child then you’ll be happy to hear that our kids will soon have the opportunity to enjoy something similar – Hollywood Zombies. The new series of cards, depicting monster-like versions of celebrities like Michael Jackson, Nick Cage and Paris Hilton, hit the shelves June 13. I’ll post [...]

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