92 hacks in May 2008

31 May 2008

Amazon Father's Day DVD sale: up to 50% off hundreds of "manly" movies

I saw the new Indiana Jones movie last week, and, while I was generally underwhelmed by the film, I was perfectly content to be in the company of one of my favorite movie heroes for a couple of hours. This morning, I found myself digging through our DVD collection to...

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31 May 2008

links for 2008-05-31

I'll be right here | Sweetney On why we will always love E. T. Beautiful. Mighty Junior: 14 Perfect Father’s Day Gifts Great ideas at this wonderful shopping site. Unclutterer » Workspace of the Week: Parent and child office Adorable. Shoes Ruse See what we do to get our kids...

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31 May 2008

Cool summer entertainment: pinwheel in front of a fan

Blythe's got the right idea on a hot afternoon: My toddler and I were looking for ways to beat the heat yesterday (he was sweaty and screamy and I was trying to move as little as possible). I finally came up with a pinwheel toy that fascinated him, and both...

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31 May 2008

Cool summer entertainment: pinwheel in front of a fan

Blythe's got the right idea on a hot afternoon: My toddler and I were looking for ways to beat the heat yesterday (he was sweaty and screamy and I was trying to move as little as possible). I finally came up with a pinwheel toy that fascinated him, and both...

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30 May 2008

When packing for a trip, "pack by numbers."

In her hack submission, Katherine said her tip was "perhaps blindingly obvious, but still made her happy." Once again, what's obvious to one parent makes another smack her forehead at the brilliant simplicity. *smacks forehead* When packing for excursions, it's easier to keep track of toys and baby accessories if...

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30 May 2008

Amazon Friday sale 5/30/08: Huggies, Similac, Sonicare, KitchenAid slow cooker

Here are some worthy deals in today's Amazon Friday sale : Good news for disposable diaper buyers: while you still have one more day to take advantage of the May Pampers/Luvs diaper deal , Huggies fans get a break, too. Huggies Supreme diapers (Step 3, 16-28 lbs., 70-count) are $17.99...

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30 May 2008

links for 2008-05-30

How to Be a Sports Family: 20 Do’s and Don’t’s Interesting read for those of us non-jocks. Ask Moxie: Getting along with your parents as an adult, part 1: The parent's responsibility A multi-part series. As always, great stuff from Moxie. Leaving a legacy | Savvy Daddy More about Gmail...

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30 May 2008

Amazon Friday sale 5/30/08: Huggies, Similac, Sonicare, KitchenAid slow cooker

Here are some worthy deals in today's Amazon Friday sale : Good news for disposable diaper buyers: while you still have one more day to take advantage of the May Pampers/Luvs diaper deal , Huggies fans get a break, too. Huggies Supreme diapers (Step 3, 16-28 lbs., 70-count) are $17.99...

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30 May 2008

links for 2008-05-30

How to Be a Sports Family: 20 Do’s and Don’t’s Interesting read for those of us non-jocks. Ask Moxie: Getting along with your parents as an adult, part 1: The parent's responsibility A multi-part series. As always, great stuff from Moxie. Leaving a legacy | Savvy Daddy More about Gmail...

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30 May 2008

Preggo non-alcoholic margaritas (because calling them "virgin" margaritas doesn't make sense, does it?)

The pregnant and nursing mamas of the world thank you, Annette! A delicious non-alcoholic margarita only requires one simple substitution: I absolutely LOVE margaritas. However, as I have a nursing 10 month-old and am 13 weeks preggo, I have basically been dry for almost 2 years now. Well, after yet...

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30 May 2008

Preggo non-alcoholic margaritas (because calling them "virgin" margaritas doesn't make sense, does it?)

The pregnant and nursing mamas of the world thank you, Annette! A delicious non-alcoholic margarita only requires one simple substitution: I absolutely LOVE margaritas. However, as I have a nursing 10 month-old and am 13 weeks preggo, I have basically been dry for almost 2 years now. Well, after yet...

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29 May 2008

links for 2008-05-29

Top Ten Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Gifts : Eco Child’s Play Lovely ideas here. Thanks for the pointer, Cindy! Free Summer Movies for Kids - 2008 Edition @ raising4boys.com Yes! We see at least one free movie every summer thanks to these programs. And They Slept Happily Ever After: Using Art...

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29 May 2008

Use a sponge mop to push the tricycle and save your back

Catherine, your hack may prevent hundreds of back strains this summer: I just bought my 3 year-old a tricycle this weekend and after assembly, she immediately wanted me to push her while she steered. My father and I took turns breaking our backs with this exercise, then he stepped into...

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29 May 2008

links for 2008-05-29

Top Ten Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Gifts : Eco Child’s Play Lovely ideas here. Thanks for the pointer, Cindy! Free Summer Movies for Kids - 2008 Edition @ raising4boys.com Yes! We see at least one free movie every summer thanks to these programs. And They Slept Happily Ever After: Using Art...

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29 May 2008

Use a sponge mop to push the tricycle and save your back

Catherine, your hack may prevent hundreds of back strains this summer: I just bought my 3 year-old a tricycle this weekend and after assembly, she immediately wanted me to push her while she steered. My father and I took turns breaking our backs with this exercise, then he stepped into...

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