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How I Created a Home Office that I Love

For most of the last six years and a half years, I have worked from home. For the first few years, I worked from my own MacBook on the couch or living room chair. Later, I had a much larger Windows-based machine (provided by my job), so I had to work at the dining room table. We have a relatively small house with three bedrooms, and there just didn’t seem to be a need for a home office. It worked just fine. But then this past March, I got a new job (that is amazing!) with a national health insurance company, … Read more

I Love My Cats Featuring a Free Pet Tag Offer & $25 Giveaway

I am delighted to be one of twenty bloggers featured in Arm & Hammer’s Switch & Save Challenge. During the next five months, I’ll be testing several Arm & Hammer products and sharing my experiences with you. This post is supposed to be about my final thoughts after using Arm & Hammer’s Double Duty Cat Litter. (Also, scroll to the bottom for a free pet tag offer and a giveaway.) Well. I don’t have any final thoughts. In the past four weeks, I have noticed the smell of cat poop only once, and then only because nobody cleaned the litter … Read more

Veggie Tales: An Easter Carol

I’ve mentioned before that there are only three things that Grace can watch on television – Sesame Street, Barney, and Veggie Tales. We have allowed her to expand her repertoire slightly to include a few Disney movies, but her choices and viewing time are still strictly limited. I bent the time limit rule two nights ago. We had gotten a new movie, Veggie Tales: An Easter Carol, and Grace asked so nicely to watch it over and over again. It helps that I think the movie is a riot. It is sweet and cute, and it has a great message, … Read more

Where to Find More Giveaways

From time to time, my Dear Readers ask me where they can find more giveaways. Some readers want to find giveaways to enter, and some readers want to list the giveaways they’re holding. In both cases, you can use this list of Giveaway Lists. It contains a long list of sites (some blogs, some bulletin boards, some other sites) that list blog contests and giveaways. I compiled this list along with two other bloggers: Andrea from Mommy Snacks and Ellen from Thrifty & Chic Mom. Andrea is maintaining the list, so please contact her if you would like to be … Read more