This summer, I joined the Ultimate Mom’s Club in Cedar Park, TX. It has been a great place to start my pilot classes on homemade skin care. I have met some remarkable families, many of whom are doing what I’m doing – getting things done for themselves AND giving their kids a wonderful place to […]
Category Archives: Ramblings
I am taking A LOT of time off to spend with family and friends. But I will be back in cyberspace with even more posts on skin care, how-tos, and anything frugal family living related. Wishing everyone a safe and Happy New Year!
Boycotting and changing the way you shop at Whole Foods will have no impact on health care reform. None! But boycotting Whole Foods will have more of a negative impact on the environmentally grown and sustainable food movement. Regardless of my views on health care reform, I applaud Mackey for publicly sharing his personal opinions […]
Wishing all the mothers a wonderful day! I’m not doing anything special today…Just going about my regular day but free of ALL kid responsibilities!
Austin Baby store has expanded to their new location at 701 S. Lamar Blvd. To celebrate, they are throwing a big party this Saturday, May 2nd. Events include live music with Laura Freeman and Staci Gray, kid entertainment, food from Thai Fresh and vegan cupcakes from Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop, raffles and giveaways! I will be […]
I don’t even know where to begin. So, I will direct you to my all-time favorite resource for the sewn product industry: Fashion Incubator. Kathleen Fasanella addresses the CPSIA issue actively and thoroughly and has even opened up her forums discussing this topic to the public. By the way, Fashion Incubator and Kathleen’s book has […]
Some of my New Year’s resolutions have been the same for the last several years. Declutter. Buy less. Make more stuff from scratch. Since I started blogging 3 months ago, I’ve also discovered a few blogs along the way that I’ve found useful and also inspirational. My 3 favorites are: Elise’s Simply Recipes Tip Nut […]
It snowed yesterday! It was enough to make a small snowman. Very small.
I’m signing out for a few days… Thought I’d share with you my favorite apple pie recipe first. Happy Thanksgiving!!! I used the recipe found on CooksRecipes.com, Apple Pie – Best Recipe by a Country Mile, with the following modifications: I only used 1 cup of granulated sugar in the filling. For the pie crust, […]
Today, I went to Maker Faire for the first time. All I have to say is, WOW!!! I took my son with me and there was something to see and do for both of us. The highlight for him was definitely the RoboGames. If you’re in Austin and looking for something to do for the […]