Amazon Friday sale: Kitchen gadgets galore

If you’ve got cooks on your holiday gift list, check out the Amazon’s Friday sale. I noticed a bunch of great deals on kitchen stuff today, including my favorite gadget, the KitchenAid hand mixer. I use my hand mixer (also called an immersion blender) all the time — I find that my picky kids like […]

Featured find: Flip Video Camcorder

I love watching videos of my kids, but I hate dragging out the video camera. I find that inserting a camera between myself and the experience often turns me off to taking videos in the first place — which is something I already regret as I watch my kids grow so quickly. With the rise […]

Simple, beautiful Hanukkah crafts

Hanukkah’s next week! But you’ve still got time for some lovely crafts (if crafts are your thing). Check out Amber’s Hanukkah crafts at the always-fabulous Kids Craft Weekly. Toblerone chocolate box as a template for a Star of David stamp? Brilliant.

Use to track gift ideas

If you’re not already using a social bookmarking service such as, consider signing up for an account. So easy to use, so useful. I used to build my daily link roundups, and as a way to for us all to point out hack-ish links to each other (see posts tagged with "parenthacks"). Amie’s […]

links for 2007-11-28

How to Develop a Mindset for Math | BetterExplained Total geekery (in the best way) and caused my brain to short out a couple of times, but a fascinating, inspiring read. Via 43Folders. CityMama: NaBloPoMo Recipe #27: Easy and cheap homemade holiday gifts Stefania’s all about the dee-licious food. Mmm. (NaBloPoMo stands for National Blog […]