Happy New Year, Parenthackers!

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Ah, back home after a sunny vacation in Southern California (and copious Twittering from Disneyland!). I’m now cuddled on the couch with husband, kids, and dog watching movies till the clock strikes twelve, but I wanted to pop on and wish all of you a […]

Cure for a bitten tongue: an icicle

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Brian’s just given us the excuse we’ve been looking for to suck on an icicle! The other night at dinner my little girl accidentally bit the daylights out of her tongue, and the standard owie-remedies were not cutting it. Impromptu solution: Run out to the […]

Use freebie calendars to make your own custom gifts

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Rita’s got a great way to turn promotional calendars into beautiful gifts: I have been intending to create a custom calendar with scanned images of my 5 year-old’s art projects from school, and photos of events throughout the year, but finding the time to do […]

Use window markers to identify party drink glasses

Like 2 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 1 Kari’s savvy party hack: At parties and family gatherings, everyone sets their cups down and then wonders, "is that mine?" Wonder no more. I just figured out that you can use window markers on glassware. I wrote my name on one of my glasses and […]

Christmas Wrapped: Time to let go and enjoy the holidays

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 My final contribution to Target’s Christmas Wrapped site implores everyone to forget the last-minute Christmas cramming. It’s time to let go and enjoy the holidays. This post was inspired by a wonderful, heartbreaking conversation I had with a long-distance relative yesterday — her 14 year-old […]

links for 2008-12-23

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Flexible Dreams: Crayon Hack Egg carton as crayon holder! Brilliant, Amy! Smart-Bottom Enterprises: Made with Love – Celebration Posters A sweet, simple way to makes your kids feel special on birthdays or other big days. Thanks, Darcy! Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin […]