Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cheese & Badgers

I am stuck in Madison, WI after attending a seminar on behavioral economics. I learned some valuable info, but would now like to get the hell home. The Diva’s kindergarten ceremony is tonight at 7. Pray that I get home… … Continue reading

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Decorating Kids Rooms

One of my favorite design blogs, Isabella & Max Rooms, just had a feature on HGTV on decorating kids’ rooms.   The recent redo of her son’s room boasts a lot of items from Ikea to stay on budget.  Check it out here.    … Continue reading

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A Great Mail Day…

  Yahoo!  If only I had the time and peace and quiet to actually read them.  Sigh.

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They came, they saw, they painted…

The painters came yesterday to paint the kids’ bathroom and our guest room and bath.   Can I just say that is the best money spent?  I worked the entire time and didn’t have to paint a single stroke OR clean … Continue reading

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The Perils of iCarly

Here is the conversation that took place in the car on the way to the library: Grand Slam:  “Go faster, Mommy!” Diva: “Don’t tell her to go faster ’cause the police will pull her over and take her to jail.  … Continue reading

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Thanks, Kacey!

No, I am not thanking myself.  It’s ANOTHER blogger Kacey over at A Life of Blue.  Same name, same spelling, but she kicks my arse at furniture painting! Anyway, I won her latest giveaway from CSN Stores!  That means I … Continue reading

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Master Bath Envy.

Most of the time, it is about the journey and NOT the destination.  But in this case…it’s all destination, baby.  I don’t know how I got there, but I am glad I arrived.          I stumbled upon the newly designed bathroom … Continue reading

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Bambi is in the House.

I am finally getting around to posting my deer project in Grand Slam’s room. I bought the deer from Uncommon Goods and noticed how teeny tiny it was once I put it together.   It needed a little  j ne sais quoi. … Continue reading

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The Poll is in….

I hope you got the chance to vote on the “How Often Do you Want to Read SNM” poll?   ‘Cause the polls are now closed!    The results are in — and somewhat surprising.  The consensus is that 35% of … Continue reading

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