Monogrammed (Personalized) Fabric Covered Pin Board & Crafts She Saw on Pinterest

{Enter the Good Housekeeping Cookie Lover’s Cookbook Giveaway!}I walked into my daughters room and was blinded by the mad chaos of it all.Clothes strewn about.Dirty Clothes.Clean Clothes that I had just washed.Clothes that I’ve never seen before in my life.And as I hyperventilated, I reminded myself that I loved this child.That she, in fact is a child, and not some evil alien sent to earth to live in my house and make it impossible for me to have it clean. Ever.Breathe.Breathe.Breathe.Remember how Read more […]

Mama Lett’s German Chocolate Cake

Currently, I’m going through a bit of a metamorphosis.Which is actually quite apropos, since it’s Spring Break around these parts.I’m looking around my house and thinking I need to shed this old skin.I need to start making my house look like what it looks like in my head.I need to clean out my laundry room and paint, paint, paint!Maybe something blue like I saw on Pintrest.I’m thinking these wicker baskets should line the shelves to hide all the ugly cleaning supplies and mosquito repellent.And Read more […]

How To Keep Your Dog Smelling Fresh. . . . .with products you already have at home.

Me:  I need to go to the doctor in the morning.  Do you want to come with me?Mom:  Sure. Why do you have to go to the doctor?Me: Oh nothing serious.  I need to see the dermatologist for a follow up visit. My face just gets really rosy, with these fine little bumps. Kinda like a heat rash on my cheeks.Mom: *silence.* Oh.Me:  Don’t worry. It’s called Acne Rosacia and she’s just going to look and see what progress we’ve made. Probably just change my prescription up a bit.  It’s hardly even noticeable.Mom:  Read more […]

How to Steam Clean Your Microwave Lickety Split with Vinegar and Water

I looked into her eyes, and there was sadness.”What’s wrong?” I whispered.Nothing but a blank stare. She looked pale, her eyes droopy. In the ten seconds before it happened she just kept shaking her head signaling, no.no.no.I leaned over to hold her face, to beg her to tell me what was making her so gloomy. Then.. . . .She threw up.1, 2, 3, 4, 5. . . . .no I think it was 6 times. . .all over the gym floor. All over her cute little jump suit. Inside of my favorite red leather purse.In front of  . Read more […]

How To Remove Urine From Your Carpet

I suppose there are a lot of reasons why urine could be on your carpet.Like maybe, you were working in Washington DC, and your cousin came by to visit. Then, your cousin took you out for a night on the town, and when you two returned he/she was too drunk to go home. So he/she spent the night, and peed on your hotel room floor. Maybe.Or maybe, you met this really great guy in college,  who was an athlete and was cuter than pie. He was funny, charming, and had crazy fun friends.  So because he Read more […]