How Do You Get Motivated?

Sometimes I get in this cloudy little funk where I just don't want to do anything except...nothing. I just have no desire to do ANYTHING. I posted on Facebook today that this was my moooooooood: So how do you change that? Any brilliant tips when you just don't want to Do The Thing? My first … Continue reading How Do You Get Motivated?

MomLife: Of Course I Keep ALL Your Artwork!

A kid in school (or daycare) means lots of artwork. From hand print turkeys to pages of scribbles, it can be quite a lot of stuff to save. I had been quietly slipping about half of it into the trash until the day my son caught me in a typical parental fib and discovered I … Continue reading MomLife: Of Course I Keep ALL Your Artwork!

New Desert Essence Probiotic Hand Sanitizer is a Must for Moms

Sneezy, sniffly cold season is approaching! Are you ready? Every mom usually has a stash of hand sanitizer handy, so why not make it something that also delivers a little extra bonus like probiotics? Desert Essence recently released a new set of Probiotic Hand Sanitizers with the fresh botanical-infused scents of Tea Tree, Lavender and … Continue reading New Desert Essence Probiotic Hand Sanitizer is a Must for Moms

Our First Show and Tell

When I picked my son up from school last week he had a big announcement- "Mommy we have Show and Tell tomorrow and that's when we get presents." I'm not sure where he got the idea that everyone was bringing presents, but it took me a little and while and several different conversations that evening … Continue reading Our First Show and Tell

This Mom Blog Experiment

I started this Momtastic Mommy Blog as an experiment to see how I felt about having a less personal style mom blog. One that was set up to make money, used stock photos, did reviews and posted useful articles, etc. It was going to be "all the mom stuff." I also thought it might give … Continue reading This Mom Blog Experiment

Ramblings About a Return to Retail

I designed, made and sold custom costumes for more than a decade. I also sold a lot of ready-made retail brands and accessories in my boutique. I absolutely LOVED making the costumes. The part I hated was actually selling them and dealing with customer service issues. Most the time my customers were wonderful people who … Continue reading Ramblings About a Return to Retail

Ebates is Now Rakuten, Everything Else is the Same

One of my favorite shopping sites for the past couple years has been Ebates, which recently changed its name to Rakuten. Same site, same deals, new name. It means "optimism" in Japanese and I'm very optimistic you'll love using it. If you’re shopping online and not using Rakuten yet, stop reading this and just go … Continue reading Ebates is Now Rakuten, Everything Else is the Same