• Hip2bMom’s professional hair cutting shears

    Just as I was congratulating myself on having successfully palmed off my hair cutting duties to Nick the Pro, he absconded on us. I’m really disappointed in you, Nick! I hope your hair turns algae green when…

  • New eyeglasses from Firmoo

    Okay, so I’ve been long overdue for a new pair of eyeglasses but between the hectic days and the usual dose of procrastination, this whole idea never quite got off the ground. Along comes Firmoo.com offering to…

  • My Pyrex mixing bowl set

    I’ve become quite the expert at tossing salads in a flat glass baking tray. If you’ve ever tried it, you’ll know it’s hysterical – veggies and dressing flying everywhere like confetti 😆 . I need a salad…

  • My Cuisinart SmartPower blender

    Now that I’m almost done setting up my new kitchen, I’m finally finding time to blog about what I’ve bought. First off, my new blender which I’ve been keeping pretty busy. When I was living in Vancouver,…

  • The perks of renting college textbooks

    The spring semester starts right after the holidays. If you’re a college-goer, or a mom with college kids, you know that aside from college fees, textbooks can really burn a hole in your pocket. Here’s the good…

  • Farm Rich Mozarella Bites review and #giveaway

    With hungry teens constantly raiding the fridge asking “what’s there to eat, Mom?”, I’m glad I found these Mozzarella Bites from Farm Rich. You can eat them as an appetizer, a snack or a side to whatever…

  • Free eyeglasses from Firmoo

    I was thrilled to be asked by Firmoo.com to pick out a pair of eyeglasses that they would send to me for free. It’s such a coincidence that lately I’ve been thinking maybe it’d be neat to…

  • Why buy when you can rent college textbooks?

    Books don’t come cheap these days. That’s why we limit our book purchases to sale periods. Even then, it’s not possible to do that for college books. For those of us with kids in college, there’s really…

  • Finding the right pair of eyeglasses…

    … isn’t always easy. Neither does it come cheap. Unless you know exactly where to go to get the best deals on your eyeglasses? Trust me, if you’ve got kids who wear glasses, the last thing you…