Choosing the Perfect Toolbox


Choosing the Perfect Toolbox Whether you want to work on your house, add on to an existing structure, or simply get organized for upcoming projects, the right toolbox is a must-have for any homeowner. If you’ve been working on projects and home improvements for years without the right toolbox, you’ll be surprised at just how…  Read More

Tips for Foreign Travel


One of the perks of choosing your friends wisely is that every once in a while, when one of those friends does something amazing to further herself or her career, you get to go along for the ride. That is how I scored a trip to Germany under the guise of helping my friend “work.”…  Read More

Where to Find Unique Gifts


If you’ve read any of my articles on gift-giving, you know that I hold gift cards in disdain. Nothing says, “I’m giving you this gift out of a sense of obligation because I clearly know nothing about you personally” like a gift card. The exception is when you are providing gifts to teenagers who are…  Read More

Why Sleepaway Camps Are Great For Kids


This past summer one of my friends, who I affectionately refer to as a helicopter-mom, shocked me when she announced, “My kids just returned from a summer sleepaway camp.” Granted, her twins are 12 years old. But this never-ride-a-bike-without-a-helmet, can’t-leave-the-neighborhood-without-an-adult, never-swim-in-natural-bodies-of-water mom had a hard enough time agreeing to sleepovers at a nearby friend’s house. I…  Read More

Quality Garage Storage at Bargain Prices


Storing Your Tools has Never Been Easier Any mechanic who works on cars on a regular basis would agree that proper storage of tools is essential for a productive day. It is also vital to keep these tools in a durable storage system to maintain the tools’ quality design. By doing this, the mechanics can…  Read More

Buying a Home


Buying a home is an exciting experience. You get to meticulously pick the home that most closely resembles the one in your dreams. If you choose to obtain a home loan for building a brand new home, then you can create the home of your dreams with far fewer compromises. If you’re thinking about buying…  Read More

Reduce Stress With These Tips


Reduce Stress

In honor of self-improvement month, I wanted to share some tips and tools that have helped me over the years in my quest to be a Wondermom.   One of the biggest stress relievers for me is getting a handle on my time. With four kids, a couple of pets, and a family-wide propensity to…  Read More

Inspiration to Live a No Barriers Life


No Barriers

  I recently came across an inspiring story about Erik Weihenmayer, a blind adventurer who hasn’t let his lack of vision stop him from getting outside to enjoy and celebrate nature. Erik is the only blind adventurer to climb to the seven highest summits in the world. He’s spent the past several years training with Lonnie…  Read More

A Phone That Will Help You Get Fit


Home Screen

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Since becoming a Sprint Ambassador, I’ve had the opportunity to learn more about the company I have used for my own family’s…  Read More

Artisan Furniture as Heirloom Property


When an artisan furniture designer asks visitors to click here for more information, the designer is making a subtle promise. He is committing to tell others about the work he does in some detail and agreeing to help them learn more about his craft as an art. In an age of quickly constructed furniture pulled…  Read More