Monthly Archives: February 2011

Flooded Basement. Yuck.

Mark shook me awake this morning to tell me that there was a few inches of standing water all over the basement. Ack. So I drove to Lowe’s at 7:30 a.m. to get a sump pump and found other folks … Continue reading

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Goldfish Are the Bomb

Zoe has a love affair with Mini Goldfish (the Pepperidge Farm snack, not actual goldfish). She shoves them in her mouth by the handful. Sometimes all of those fish make her drool orange, which is super attractive. Her dad hopes … Continue reading

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Who Has Better Bargains? Dollar Stores or Grocery Stores?

I saw this segment on the Today Show yesterday. It showed that it can be significantly cheaper to buy some staples at dollar stores instead of grocery stores. I was actually surprised by this — it means I might start … Continue reading

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Online Deals Today for T.G.I.Friday’s, Beach Kreations

Groupon continues to rock the good deals. There’s two today: The Groupon for Cleveland is $10 off a $20 purchase at T.G.I.Friday’s. The fine print also says it is good at the Friday’s in Erie. (Who writes the Groupon descriptions … Continue reading

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Who Knew? The Mall is Fun!

So I never, ever, ever go to the mall, except under great duress or if I have a gift card. Zoe has been to the Millcreek Mall precisely once since she was born, to meet other moms who wanted to … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Orange

So Zoe the Princess  has decided that she wants to be picky about what goes in her mouth. That means that she won’t let deliciousness like strawberries, tater tots and oranges pass her lips. This is despite the fact that … Continue reading

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That Is One Expensive Beckham Baby

My dad sent me this story this morning about Victoria Beckham’s nursery for her fourth baby, due this summer. I could care less about Victoria Beckham, but I’d love to see this nursery. How do you spend $240,000 on a … Continue reading

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Two Great Local Online Coupons Today!

Two great deals today: Glass Growers Gallery is today’s Groupon deal, with a $20 gift certificate for $10. I love Glass Growers, and this is a good excuse to get in there. You can use the gift certificate to buy … Continue reading

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Our Brilliant Child Can Find Her Belly Button

Zoe is at that stage where she learns something new everyday. You can see her little brain whirring away and the “aha!” moment when it all comes together for her. It’s pretty awesome to watch. Here’s some of what she’s … Continue reading

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Zoe Says Happy Valentine’s Day!

Zoe is so thoughtful. She wanted to send her daddy a Valentine picture at work yesterday. But her mommy hadn’t prepared in advance, so Zoe had to use what she had in the house — namely a black marker and … Continue reading

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