4. Hip Homeschool Moms
What blog is about – Everything homeschool
Featured post – Financial Literacy & Money Sense for Kids – “Truth be told it is never too early to start demonstrating and teaching your children how to manage their money.”
Have you ever read something that you know to be great information, but you just dread it? Well, this post does that to me. See, I am OCD. Allowance requires the child to help with tasks to be done around the house. If you are not familiar with OCD, then let me enlighten you. I clean a lot and I clean the way I like it cleaned. That’s it. Nowhere in there is there any room for help from my girls. I drive myself mad sometimes cleaning. I have tried so many times to let the girls help me, but I found myself pointing out everything they did wrong. And, then, the times I kept my mouth shut, I waited until they were done, gave them praise and started doing it again. I want the very best for my girls, so I need to suck it up and let them learn. Other than being a reminder for me, I have two things to say: 1. I was ripped off. I did not get a dollar for each year I was born; 2. My mother always told me that cleaning my room and helping with everyday household chores is being part of the family. Getting paid comes from doing something above and beyond. – Darla Lindauer
5. T-SHIRT TALK
What blog is about – T-shirt news, trends, coupons, contests and reviews.
Featured post – Smelly T-Shirts just might Spell L-O-V-E – “Participants take a plain white T-shirt, sleep in it for three consecutive nights.”
I started laughing when I read this post, but then, on second thought, I am curious a bit. I think I am going to need scientific proof of this. We have paid to find out how long it takes catsup to drip out of a bottle, so why not this? Why are scientists doing research on human pheromones and wasting money anyway? I think humans are way past the point of an animalistic joining by pheromones. Show me one person who would agree to choose their mate by smell alone. I can see the “young, single and adventurous crowd,” as they say, trying it at a party just to have some laughs, but I would like to see someone stay together because of smell alone. I see multiple showers a day in their future! – Darla Lindauer
6. KK Cool Tools
What blog is about – Any cool toy or product that can be reviewed.
Featured post – Kanger evod Electronic Cigarette – “Several months ago I tried my first electronic cigarette, and I haven’t smoked a real one since.”
I have heard so many people have started using an electronic cigarette instead of smoking. I have even seen stores go up around town, but I am not convinced it is better. It was said smoking was not bad for us. and we know that is not true now. I think the best thing for everyone is to just quit. I can say this, because I am going on five and a half months quitting after smoking since I was 16! No, I did not smoke during my pregnancies, but I started back up. It is hard! And the worst thing is, the cravings are not getting better, but worse! I have been telling everyone I am going to smoke again, but I haven’t yet. The only thing that has helped so far is I bought a pack of cigarettes last week, and I have not smoked them, but I can if I really want to. I now feel like I am in control of me quitting. The mind is weird. But if you are really considering going to the electronic cigarette, then this is a good review. – Darla Lindauer
What blog is about – People and things that roll around
Featured post – May 2013 – This site has no writing, but in doing some research, I have found out that the site has been considered for some awards and was featured in a book, so it is worth a look.
Well, the site took me through a series of emotions. My first one was this is the most stupid idea for a site. I then proceeded to look through the pictures, and I started realizing a few things. 1. I can’t seem to stop looking at pictures. 2. These pictures are quite amazing really. 3. They are kind of creepy and make me feel like I am in the movie “The Ring,” which is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film, “Ringu,” so the animation in these photos resemble the movies. The movie is a horror film about anyone who watches this creepy video going around dies in three days and the main characters have to find a way to stop the cycle. Pretty sure this site does not do that to you. Ha-ha. Enjoy. Try not to get addicted, though I think I have already. – Darla Lindauer
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