The end to “reply all?” It’s a miracle!

The end to “reply all?” It’s a miracle!

My kids have been back to school for a few weeks already, and my inbox runneth over. I need more volunteers for the coupon drive, says the coordinator. This is quickly followed by a bevy of reply-alls which are making me crazy, so I can only imagine the poor...
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...
What’s the baby going to look like?

What’s the baby going to look like?

So you’re pregnant, and every blurry black-and-white ultrasound photo of baby is up on the fridge, and you spend many a quiet moment imagining what your baby might look like. Will she have your eyes? His chin? That funny little dimple you get in the corner of...
Maybe not the final frontier, but possibly the cutest

Maybe not the final frontier, but possibly the cutest

Ever on the search for more money-saving ideas that don’t compromise your design sense, we’ve found there’s no need to pay for stickers when you can download awesome designs for free and print them right in the comfort of your own home. Lotta Bruhn...
animoto: Video editing a non-techy mother could love

animoto: Video editing a non-techy mother could love

Not to brag, but for a non-geeky girl I know my way around a computer.  I’m not even afraid to dive into code. But where it comes to video editing, I’m a complete dolt. So when I created my very own free (free!) 30-second video at animoto, I was astonished...
Smaller is big on inspiration

Smaller is big on inspiration

I love flipping through lifestyle magazines. The combination of the beautifully styled photographs, creative recipes and fresh ideas really inspire me. I guess that’s why I love Small Magazine and their new online blog, Smaller. The free downloadable e-magazine...
Get on track with Mommytrack’d (for free)

Get on track with Mommytrack’d (for free)

I’m unlikely to buy any sort of paper planner, because I’d probably lose it, for one thing, but also because I prefer lists and diagrams and other things scribbled on the backs of napkins. (What?) I like organization in front of me when I need it, ready to...

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