Thanksgiving for Dummies

It’s three days until Thanksgiving and I just Googled, “Thanksgiving for Dummies.” Yup. Because I’ve made it to the age of 40 (shh!) without ever having to host Thanksgiving dinner. But in just three days, I’m the lady in charge of the turkey. And guess what? I’ve never cooked a turkey in my life. If you’ve been a long-time follower here, you know that I literally created a series called, “Slacker Mom.”  Up until now, I’ve been able to get […]

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You’ve Been Addressing Holiday Cards All Wrong!

Consider us officially SHOOK! It turns out we’ve been addressing holiday cards wrong for YEARS! And we bet you have, too. via GIPHY Addressing Holiday Cards… So you don’t look like a dumbass. Let’s start with: Apostrophes. These little beasts are hard to place, especially if you are addressing more than one person in the household. Wanna send something to Sarah Jordan and her husband? This is NOT the way to write it:   Apparently by throwing an apostrophe S […]

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Small Space Living with KIDS! Inside one MomCaver’s Apartment

(This post contains some affiliate links to the products in the video) As performers in the heart of Manhattan, my husband and I were intimately acquainted with small space living. With the cost of housing in New York City, we had no choice. When it was time to add baby to the mix, we were still living in a one-bedroom apartment, the size of most of my suburban family’s “bonus rooms” or basements. And somehow, we made it work. It […]

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Easy Baseball Birthday Cake FOR SLACKERS! *No Baking Required

Hello fellow #SlackerMoms! Birthday parties can be a heck of a lot of work. Which is why I was thrilled when my kid said he didn’t want a big party this year. For his seventh birthday, in lieu of a party, he wanted to take a friend to an all-day outing to a ropes climbing and zip lining course. His dad and I were psyched! Less work than a party, cheaper than buying all the crap for the party, AND […]

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EASY Christmas Crafts for Kids! (and lazy moms..)

Two more super easy Christmas crafts for kids! Kids love crafts. But planning and executing Pinterest-worthy projects takes work. And we’re too lazy for that. Check out the videos below where we show you two EASY and cheap Christmas crafts for kids.  Make Christmas ornaments out of Popsicle sticks and sequins and a Christmas tree out of Duck Tape!   Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids If you missed our previous craft video (Pom-Pom Pinecones), check it out here.    

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EASY Christmas Craft for Kids | Pom-Pom Pinecones

I’m lazy. And cheap. Pinterest makes me crazy. But I LOVE Christmas. Christmas trees, Christmas ornaments, Christmas pajamas… And I love my son, who loves crafts. I searched ye olde Google for an EASY Christmas craft for kids and found one I reckoned we could handle. On one freeze-your-butt off Manhattan evening, we ventured to the very new to New Yorkers craft Mecca called Michael’s and for less than the price of a round-trip subway ride, bought the supplies to […]

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How to Keep Your House Clean With a Toddler | Guest Post from Modernize.com

How To Keep Your House Clean With a Toddler Guest post by Kaitlin Krull of Modernize.com Because this is totally realistic…via Modernize When the toddler tornado comes whirling into your life, things are going to change. Your possessions will quickly go missing, appliances will start to break , and everything will suddenly become stickier than a frat house floor. Here are a few tips to help you keep your house as clean as possible while you ride out the storm. […]

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