Friday’s Find – An Incredibly Cool Pantry Makeover

What is it about January that makes us so eager to get out lives (and spaces) in order?  For some reason I just can’t stop perusing organizing blogs for fresh ideas.  Yesterday I happened upon this lovely site.  Normally I would have linked to this post on my Facebook page but I liked it so much that I opted to devote a Friday Find to it instead. I’m a sucker for a great pantry...
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Merry ‘Kiss’mas Free Christmas Printables

So many of you have emailed me over the past few months asking me to create a Christmas version of the oh-so-popular Hershey Kiss tags I’ve posted in the past. Well, after a few late nights and a very chilly outdoor photo session, the Christmas printables you’ve been waiting for are finally here. Aren’t they charming? Wouldn’t they look just perfect on a teacher’s...
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Keep Top-Rack Dishes in their Place with this Easy Trick

If you’ve got little kids, chances are you’ve got a lot of plastic dishes, sippy cups and bottles. As cute and handy as they are, they have this annoying little habit…they love to flip over in the dishwasher. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled out my top-rack to find a bunch of cups and bowls that look like this. Gross. I hate getting splashed with the...
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‘Cooler’ Cold Lunches Mini-Tip 1

I hate to even imagine the amount of money I’ve spent on hot school lunches.  Actually, that’s not quite right.  What I really hate to imagine is the amount of money that was wasted knowing that my kids probably dined on the dessert and milk and pitched the rest of the meal…not to mention the overall quality of the food they were consuming. This year I decided to save myself...
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Where the devil has MeckMom been?

Yet again, I have to apologize for my lack of posts lately.  We’ve been a little busy around here getting ready for yet another move.  That’s right – this one makes 9 moves in just 12 years.  All 9 have been packed up and hauled by my big, tough husband and myself (with a little help from some fabulous friends and family along the way).   Thanks to some ‘minimize,...
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