10 Thoughtful Gifts for Run-Down, Stressed-Out, Worn-Ragged Moms

I pretty much stink at taking care of myself lately. I will Go-Go-Go until I am forced to take a break and take care of myself. As I said in my last post, a friend made this observation about frazzled and stressed-out moms:  Generally a mom in that condition has either been running ragged taking care of everyone else, or has been checking out and “resting” in ways that aren’t actually helpful.  That has ME written all over it. I also think moms put off spending any money on themselves. Or at least I know that *I* am guilty. Most

A Guide List for Minecraft Gifts

A Guide List for Minecraft Gifts Raise your hand if your kids like Minecraft? All three of my kids do, and most of their friends as well. Even though it’s been popular for several years, the interest hasn’t died down. So for my third and final gift list post, of course I have to wrap up with a list of Minecraft gifts! I even got my son in on this one, asking for his input on some of the gift suggestions, and getting him to send some screen shots of a current project he’s working on (some kind of eccentric house

A Super Gift Guide for Marvel Fans

Where are my fellow Marvel fans? Marvel heroes are one of our geeky fandoms here. So it only seems fitting to draft up a SUPER gift guide for Marvel fans. We like to watch the Avengers movies, the X-Men, and Spider-Man, too. We watch The Flash and Arrow on tv, too (which I know are D.C. and not Marvel–we like them both.) And while I’m not particular to any one character, my 16 year old is a huge Iron Man fan. We are definitely Team Stark! If you’ve got a Marvel fan in your house, too, I’ve pulled together a