Thanksgiving Lulla-Bear winner!

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Ours was relaxed and happy — just what I was hoping for. Thank you to those of you who sent in your Thanksgiving tips. As promised, one of you wins this adorable Lulla-Bear MP3 player: and the winner is jibssa, AKA Amy! You were favored by the […]

Score big savings during Black Friday Deals Week at Amazon

Amazon's doing its civic duty by giving Americans the chance to bypass lines and shopping insanity this weekend: they're offering "Black Friday" holiday deals all week. Every day this week, Amazon will post one-day deals that rival the crazy prices at stores this time of year. Check the Black Friday Amazon page for current deals, […]

Amazon Gold Box today only: Deluxe gingerbread house kit 60% off

Update: Folks have commented that you can get this kit cheaper elsewhere… Costco, Jo-Ann, etc. I always appreciate price reality-checking — thank you! If making a gingerbread house is part of your holiday tradition — but baking the gingerbread isn’t — today’s Amazon deal should make it more affordable. This deluxe gingerbread house kit contains […]

links for 2009-11-20 blog : Knifty Knitter Loom-Along: Alice Wrist Warmers We've talked about the coolness of the Knifty Knitter here! Great project for kids. A simple Thanksgiving solution | Unclutterer Erin and I are round-tripping the links! But she expanded on the oilcloth/chalk combo beautifully, and I figure y'all might like to know about it. The […]

Thanksgiving tip: Label the serving pieces

Here’s a tip I came up with as I was poring through my nifty Thanksgiving Supplies List (available for download at the Parent Toolbox over at Slideshare): label each serving piece with whatever dish you plan to serve. That is, stick a label or Post-It note that reads “mashed potatoes” inside the bowl in which […]