Swapping it forward with Swap Mamas

Swapping it forward with Swap Mamas

I used to do the consignment thing with my kids’ outgrown clothes, but I’ve just not found a store in our new locale that has enough stuff I want to buy to make it worth my while to sell there. And I admit that dropping bags anonymously at Goodwill can be...
Bootie-licious

Bootie-licious

If there’s anything that can give my retired uterus a few pangs, it’s a pair of adorable hand knit baby booties, like the new ones from CMP fave Tiny Sprouts. Known for their sweetly embroidered personalized baby blankets and baby clothes, they’ve...
Cartoons for the thinking mama

Cartoons for the thinking mama

When I was in high school, an artist friend of mine and I wrote a graphic novel during biology class featuring the adventures of our teacher’s prominent nose, thus beginning my love affair with random and edgy hilarity. If you adore the absurd, you are going to...
Don’t need no stinking hammer

Don’t need no stinking hammer

If you are like me and have a ton of photos that need to go on the wall, but you lack the motivation to frame and hang them, Stickr has got something to make the process a whole lot easier. We’ve recommended their more sophisticated reusable vinyl frames in the...
The lazy mom’s smoothie

The lazy mom’s smoothie

My kids are fruit-eating machines, which is great except for when we get the urge to make a smoothie and have only a sad spotted banana left on the counter. Short of planting my own orchard, I’m happy to have discovered the new all-natural Chiquita Smoothies...
Putting the hip in hippie

Putting the hip in hippie

So Woodstock and I both celebrated our 40th birthdays this year, the one big difference is that mine isn’t being commemorated with ridiculously cool apparel, like this Woodstock kids tee made by Rowdy Sprout. While the summer may be galloping towards the finish...

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