My son really wanted the Star Wars LEGO advent calendar this year. I caved because I'm a sucker for holiday stuff, but that meant I also needed a toy-based advent calendar for my daughter. I figured that would be easy because she loves Shopkins and Shopkins are the perfect size for an advent calendar! Surprisingly … Continue reading A super easy DIY Shopkins advent calendar
Are you planning a Halloween party and are looking for some Halloween party tips? Luckily, some of my past guest authors have provided you with some great advice. Read these posts to ensure you have the best Halloween party where your guests will have fun without you feeling stressed. Tip: Never host a Halloween party … Continue reading Halloween party tips for hosts and guests
I asked the Internet "What's the most practical survival skill?" The responses I got were too good not to share. Choose to ignore these life skills at your peril. What's the most practical survival skill? From Facebook (If you haven't liked my page on Facebook do so here): Know where your food comes from (Edd Fairman) Wear … Continue reading What’s the most practical survival skill?
A quick tip for moms and dads who like to go to Lollapalooza or other outdoor festivals: Don't get rid of the changing pads that came with your diaper bags even when your kids are potty trained. Keep them as a seat for outdoor festivals like Lollapalooza rather than lugging around a full sized blanket. … Continue reading Lollapalooza tip for moms and dads (Works for other festivals too)
In a previous post I gave examples of how I was given access to other people’s personal information because they used the wrong email address on their accounts. (Read the full story here.) Every piece of personal information in an online account is a piece of information at risk of being shared through mistakes or malicious … Continue reading Tips for securely managing online accounts