Mama Magic

My magic wand is eighteen inches long. A pewter mermaid-fairy perches on top of a thin stainless steel stem, hands held high above her head offering up a clear crystal marble. Knee-length hair winds around her body, and her wings – embossed with tiny pink and yellow crystal stars – fan out from her back. A miniature crystal bouquet hangs from her tail, which wraps around the stem. Read more . . .

2012: resolve to be prepared

2012: resolve to be prepared

Make this your first – and possibly the most important – New Year’s Resolution: if you do not have an easily accessible fire extinguisher in your kitchen right now, either stop messing around online and head straight to the hardware store to buy one. Here’s why:

An excellent Christmas gift

An excellent Christmas gift

Kid One’s Mija solves the problem of what to get for your boyfriend’s father for Christmas with √©lan. Check it out.

Puppy love

Puppy love

Can a dog tell the difference between a cat and a human? My four-year old self wondered, and subsequently swore off the beasts forever. But things change; some people think of dogs as preparation for children. But I would never have gotten a dog if it wasn’t for the kids. And now I understand the phrase “puppy love.” Here’s how it happened:

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