Baby Toolkit: Geek parents write about baby gear

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Adrienne and Jim — the geek parents behind Baby Toolkit — are frequent commenters on Parent Hacks. If you haven’t yet dropped by their site, do!…you’ll find good hacks and practical ideas, such as how to babyproof a bannister without breaking the bank. Tags: Baby […]

Refilling bulk spices

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 I always buy my spices from the bulk containers at my favorite grocery store. Problem is, I squander much of the money I save by overshooting my spice jars as I try to refill them — a decent percentage of the stuff ends up spilling […]

Tabblo: Digital photo sharing artistry

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Liesel of Tabblo has been in touch to share the finer points of their incredible photo montage and sharing service. Have you seen it? Wonderful, easy artistry possible with digital photos. She even shared her hack: I took pictures of my son’s kindergarten Halloween party […]

Carry mini-Yellow Pages in your car to save on 411 cell phone calls

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Melinna’s hack falls into the “Duhhhhh” category, as in, “Duhhhh. Why didn’t I think of this myself?” To save myself the $1+ per 411 directory assistance call I make from the car, I’ve started carrying around the small version of the Yellow Pages from my […]

New Captain Bogg and Salty video

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 As you may already know, we’re big fans of the Portland pirate band Captain Bogg and Salty. In fact, we love them so much, we’ve mentioned them here three separate times. I was fortunate enough to meet Captain Bogg this summer at the Portland Pirate […]

Ann Douglas now on WebMD

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 In the ongoing Ann Douglas lovefest, I must point out that, in addition to her excellent books and blog, Ann is now a contributor to WebMD. She describes her new blog, Pregnant Pause, as "a motley mix of noteworthy pregnancy news, tips and pregnancy wisdom […]