Your Wish List Done Pinterest Style


Every year my Mom asks us kids for a list of what we’d like for Christmas. Back in the day my Sister and I would go to the mall and try on clothes and various other items, take pictures and make a collage. Lots of work. I used the same idea mixed with modern technology [ Read More ]

My Picks For The 2011 TomKat Studio Holiday Gift Guide!


I was honored to be asked for my favorite tech gift ideas for featuring in this years TomKat Studio Holiday Gift Guide. Last years gift guide did so incredibly well,everything Kim touches turns to gold, so I wanted to make sure I did a good job of finding those must have items to share with [ Read More ]

Yummy Holiday Dessert & Candy Recipes


In the midst of our moving, again, I failed to realize we reached our one year anniversary here at Some time in October we should have had a big ‘ol party! I wanted to highlight my favorite recipes posted through the past year that also fit the bill for the holiday season. Check out [ Read More ]

WordPress Theme Sale at StudioPress


As most of you know, I design wordpress themes and build websites The company I sell my pre-made themes through is having a sale this week and I wanted to share it with MomAndWife readers. It’s a good one If you plan on making the inevitable necessary switch to wordpress from whatever platform you may [ Read More ]

Adorable Chair Cover Pockets by Double the Fun Parties!


Goodness I don’t even know where to begin, these chair covers are precious! Jennifer of Double the Fun Parties sent me these two adorable chair covers with pockets for my Daughter and Nephew. They fit perfectly over our Ikea Mammut child’s chair backs. There’s a pocket in the cover to hold little surprises and supplies [ Read More ]

A History of the Hottest Holiday Toys 1903-2010


Here’s a fun little info-graphic from Goodness do I ever remember Pound Puppies and Teddy Ruxpin Greatness. is full of deals to help you plan your shopping for that crazy day… From… Research, plan and execute the best Black Friday shopping. View leaked Black Friday Ads for major stores plus my handpicked [ Read More ]

Homemade Tents


When me, my Brother and Sister were little we’d build tents in the living room all the time. We would use anything and everything we could to make our tent as big as possible. Inevitably someone would step on part of the sheet, a thumbtack would come loose, and our creation would come tumbling down. [ Read More ]

Homespun Wrapping Paper


I had some extra fabric left over from lining my daughter’s Dorothy basket this past Halloween, and I had some glittery green ribbon leftover from making dessert bar labels so I used ‘em to wrap presents. (iPhone photo, not the best of clarity) I also used my handy dandy craft punch to make gift tags [ Read More ]

Pillow Pets

pillow pet flat

The only thing my 2 year old specifically asked Santa for this year (beyond “all da toys!”) was a ‘buzzy bee’ pillow pet. I’d seen them at Target for $19.99 prior to her asking for one, but was at the mall when I saw a kiosk selling them. Only, at the mall they were $29.99. [ Read More ]

The Pioneer Woman on the Today Show & Cinnamon Rolls


One of my most favorite bloggers was on the Today show this morning making her signature cinnamon rolls. If you don’t already know who The Pioneer Woman – Ree Drummond is you must check out her blog. Be prepared to sit and read a while She’s just a regular (albeit, very talented) gal who started [ Read More ]