Halloween safety tips and myths

Halloween safety is a concern for every parent this time of year. Here are some helpful tips and also some myths discussed to make your Halloween Safety effective and still keep the fun in the holiday. Halloween Safety for your family this year includes not only being safe, but not falling victim to myths and…

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Alternative to Microsoft Streets and Trips?

I can’t handle being called an anti-Microsoft person — that would be like being called a Universal Mom over a Walt Disney World Mom. But with Jim retired from Microsoft due to his disability, I have been given lots of new found freedoms over the past two years. We all have iPhones for one.  I…

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It costs an awful lot of money to ALMOST die!

The picture below is not for the faint of heart.  If you are prone to heart palpitations, seizures or fainting spells, and have not taken your medication today, I warn you not to go any further.  If you are easily frightened at the movie theater, you may not want to read any more.  Go ahead,…

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Top Secret war plans leaked

One of the top secret documents leaked on wikileaks today My DH thought this was hilarious. For peace and domestic tranquility – aka a Starbucks Latte, I am entertaining his sense of humor

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10 reasons to never shop at PathMark

That might sound a bit harsh, because after all, who or what is Pathmark, and why will I never shop there? 1 – PathMark is a local supermarket chain, that has very few stores left in my area. Its not convenient.  For anyone. 2 – The stores in my area are old and they look…

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Don’t let Gordan Ramsay into your kitchen

Okay, to clear the air and be upfront, he can come into MY kitchen anytime.  Not only is he a hottie, but I am not the best cook, and I’d be glad for some assistance in that area.  From a hottie. I’ve been watching Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares for a quite a while – both the…

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Is Eastern State Penitentiary to scary for kids?

In a word, yes.  In a few words, are you freakin’ crazy?  This is a Dad asking this question, right?  No self respecting, child loving mother would even ponder the thought. To begin with, the place is pretty scary looking even in the daylight.  When it’s not Halloween. Even for grown ups. Then there’s that…

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Mother Daughter Halloween Costumes

Every Dad’s dream this Halloween is to have their wife and daughters all dressed alike for a memorable Halloween portrait.  Of course, with Dads being men, we know that they are rarely in their right mind, and the idea of putting women of all different ages, shapes and sizes in the same outfit pretty much…

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 101

One of my favorite events of all time at Walt Disney World is Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.  The party, which takes place on select nights from September through November 1st, takes place at the Magic Kingdom.  You have to purchase a separate ticket for the event, but I always think it’s well worth…

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