Where’s George Stamps Make Money Fun for Kids

Where's George Stamps

Are you looking for a fun activity for kids? Maybe an inexpensive gift idea? One day while sitting and eating ice cream, my kids were looking at the change and saw a dollar bill with the words “Track This Bill www.WheresGeorge.com” on it. We pulled up the site on our phones and saw that you […]

10 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Despite the fact that we only had one kid trick-or-treat this year, we somehow ended up with even more candy than ever before. Between our trip to Disney for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and my apparent overbuying for our own anticipated trick-or-treaters, we ended up with an entire table full of candy. As […]

Birthday Cards for 40th Birthdays (And Other Ages!)

40th Birthday Cards

This has been the year of 40th Birthday celebrations in my Facebook news feed. In the last 12 months, pretty much everyone I graduated from high school with turned 40. I found some fun cards at the store but nothing that REALLY applied. I wish that I had found Greeting Card Universe before now! On […]

Review of George: New Transgender Book for Kids

George by Alex Gino

I read a lot of books with my kids, particularly ones that have anything controversial in them that I want to talk to the kids about while they are reading or after they are reading the book. So I knew immediately when I heard about George by Alex Gino that the girls and I needed […]

Beware the IRS Phone Scam

IRS Phone Scam

Yesterday I received a phone call from phone number 509-588-7291. I was on the other line, so it went to voicemail. When I checked the voicemail, I only heard the tail end of the recording which was basically “and a lawsuit is being filed against you. Please return this call immediately.” I figured I might […]

Easy Sponsorship Money for Your Group from Pear

Pear Sponsorships

If you or your kids are in any kind of non-profit group, you know that “fundraising” is not always “fun.” In fact, a lot of times involves trying to convince people to buy things they don’t need or just paying money out of your own pocket because you don’t want to participate. I’m always looking […]

Thank God It’s the One Thing We Agree On


On a daily basis my Facebook news stream is an endless series of debates, discussions, and downright arguments. Some of it is all in good fun like sports fans trash talking. Some of it is pretty heavy but understandable like gay marriage and global warming. Some of it is even questionable how it can be […]