Author Archives: McMom

About McMom

I am sarcastic and love to laugh. I hope you do too!

Hey what’s in your closet … and why?

I made myself this solemn vow after moving from a  much sought after single-story home to the Outer Banks where our new single-story home was on stilts. 😳 After hauling a carload of clothing up those stairs more times than … Continue reading

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Messy Marvin Doesn’t Get to Watch TV… but Tidy Tim Sure Does!

Before you allow screen time, make the kiddos pick up any toys that are not put away. (See my toy organizing for tots post!) If your kids are like mine they can’t touch a toy and not play with it. … Continue reading

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Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Nana needed a way to keep the grand kids occupied on a rainy Christmas day. Continue reading

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News Flash! A 4 year-old can put away laundry

If a kid can annihilate an entire house in one morning then it can also hang up a shirt. I fold towels and that is all I fold, ever … Not even my t.p., sorry TMI … I digress … … Continue reading

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Sweet and Salty Done Right!

Dear Planters Peanuts, Please tell me where I can purchase the feed bag size of your NUT-rition snack mix.  I would like to place an order for 200 pallets. Sincerely, Your Biggest (literally) Fan Holy moly.  Why do I love … Continue reading

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It Puts the Lotion in the Spray Can…IT PUTS THE LOTION IN THE SPRAY CAN… (thank goodness)

I’m sure we’ve all been there.  You’re all settled down into your beach chair, sunblock applied, chair properly positioned for optimal people watching and ray catching. Then out of the corner of your eye, you see him approaching.  The perfect … Continue reading

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Keurig Single Serve Coffee Maker

A wedding gift from my husband to himself was a new coffee maker.  I’m not sure how we finally decided on the Keurig Single Serve Coffee Maker, especially since I do have experience working in a local coffee shop for … Continue reading

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Drinkin’ Red Wine in that White Sweater Again?… no problem with Wine Away

Since I have never had wine colored carpeting in my home… (intentionally) and we sophisticated people don’t drink our cheap red wine out of sippy cups….  then I highly suggest Wine Away.  I discovered it in the Wine Depot checkout … Continue reading

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The Fastest Wine Corkscrew in the West

Truth be told I am not one to turn my nose up at box of wine… my preferences in wine often are influenced by proximity rather than age, vineyard, mood of the grape, whatever…. However when I am feeling a … Continue reading

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Screw Scrubbing or Harsh Chemicals with Mr.Clean® Magic Eraser®

For those of you that know me…and know that I have dated more than one bald man in my past, this has nothing to do with that.  So you can refrain from your comments entirely. 🙂 Now for those of … Continue reading

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