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Inspirational Quotes for the Worry Wart part 2

Click the link for part one of my worry quotes collection in case you missed it. … [Read More...]

homemade ice cream

Homemade Ice Cream

We enjoy many products in our homes today thanks to manufacturing and automation systems such as CASI. Packaging of everything from pet food to car seats relies on a print and apply labeler as well as other complex machinery. Some machines are specialized for a specific industry such as this SolidSuite RX pharmacy automation system, while other are … [Read More...]

Eureka AirSpeed ABS

Eureka Airspeed ABS Vacuum Giveaway – Ends 10/11

Eureka is known for their innovative AirSpeed system which delivers a powerful suction through limited twists and turns in the vacuum's tubing. Previously only available in a bagless design, the newest Eureka AirSpeed vacuum combines the technology of the Airspeed system with the design of a bagged vacuum cleaner creating the Airspeed ABS. Some of … [Read More...]


Juice in the City Atlanta: 50% at Kid to Kid in Kennesaw

Sweet T is quite the clothes horse already. Her grandmother takes great pleasure in buying boutique-style outfits for her at boutique prices. While I'm happy to let her, my personal shopping style leans toward the frugal side, particularly when it comes to clothes for a rapidly growing toddler. I've been hitting kid's consignment stores and sales … [Read More...]


Inspirational Quotes for the Worry Wart – Part 1

Worry is a fundamental element of human nature, but some of us struggle with it more than others (if you're a worry wart put your hands up!). I Hope this collection of quotes will help squelch some worry in your life and bring a smile to your face. A wise, wise man realized that last one. ;) Click here for part two. … [Read More...]


Juice in the City Atlanta Daily Deal: 50% savings on laser tag

I haven't played laser tag since high school some ten (yikes!) years ago, but I remember it being a mega-fun way to spend time with friends. If only they hadn't gone out of business in our area! If you live near Atlanta, you can enjoy some games of laser tag for me thanks to Sandy Springs Funhouse. Sandy Springs Funhouse is offering Juice in the … [Read More...]

Happy Anniversary

The Melting Pot of Huntsville

Happy 9th wedding anniversary to us! Today is our actual anniversary, but we celebrated last weekend at Bridge Street Town Center in Huntsville with dinner at The Melting Pot. There's nothing like a decadent, romantic meal to transform a frazzled mom from feeling frumpy to sophisticated within a matter of minutes. Dinner at The Melting Pot is so … [Read More...]

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B. Toys Zany Zoo Review

B. Toys is an eco-friendly company that creates toys to inspire individuality and creativity in children at play. Sweet T woke up one morning last week to a big surprise. A Zany Zoo wooden activity cube from B. Toys! She wouldn't even let me get it completely out of the box before she starting playing with the loopty-loo routes. I grew up … [Read More...]


Juice in the City Atlanta: Chocolate Soup Children’s Clothing

  As a good Southern girl,I'm familiar with chocolate gravy (recipe coming soon!), but I've never heard of chocolate soup. Juice in the City Atlanta's deal of the day serves up a bargain that looks as tasty as it's name. Chocolate Soup children's clothing is offering $30 worth of boutique style children's clothing for only $15! I am loving … [Read More...]

Cheese Crab Dip

Cheesy Crab Dip

This delicious hot crab dip with cheese came from my mother's 1978 Junior League of Jackson, MS Cookbook (and no, no one in my family ever has had or ever will have enough wealth, clout, and class to be in the Junior League. We're still good enough to buy their cookbooks though. ;)) Ingredients: 8oz Velveeta Cheese 1 stick butter 1 6oz can … [Read More...]

Gerber Graduates Grabbers

New Gerber Graduates Grabbers Review

Sweet T hasn't met a squeeze pouch snack she doesn't like and Gerber Graduates Grabbers are no exception. When the Grabbers arrived during her naptime I unpacked them onto the kitchen table instead of placing them in the cabinet where they belong. Big mistake. She started whining and crying as soon as she laid eyes on them. She knocked back the … [Read More...]

stewed tomatoes

Southern Stewed Tomatoes

This is another of my Aunt Katy's fantastic original recipes. She's been making stewed tomatoes longer than I've been alive and we had the privilege of enjoying this treat over Labor Day. Now you can too! The great thing about this tomato dish (besides the wonderful taste) is the convenience. Stewed tomatoes can cook for as little as 15 minutes or … [Read More...]

vtech bunny

Vtech Peek-At-Me Bunny Giveaway – Ends 9/21

Something fun about being a parent that no one ever mentions is getting to play with your kid's toys! Whenever Sweet T gets new toys, especially electronic ones, her dad and I play with them for a good five minutes before she gets a chance. The Vtech Peek-At-Me Bunny was no exception. Fedex runs late at our house (we're talking 7:00PM) which means … [Read More...]


HappySqueeze Review

Have you heard of HappyFamily? This premium organic food brand, just launched new products to help the whole family enjoy nutrition on-the-go.  HappySqueeze, an organic superfruit smoothie, and HappyMorning, an organic supergrain breakfast smoothie. The new snacks are made with functional, healthy ingredients, including the supergrain Salba® – an … [Read More...]