Mother’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

In the 17 years I’ve been married, I’ve learned how to get what I want. Or at least a cheaper version of what I actually want. The key is giving my husband a very clear list, complete with where to find the item. He’s mentioned more than once that I have “champagne tastes on a beer budget.” But I have a talent for sniffing out the cheapest champagne… OR the fanciest beer. (I’m not sure this metaphor is working…) Here’s […]

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts from SLACKER MOM

Slacker Mom Saves Your Ass… Again. Ah, holy hell. It’s holiday gift-giving time. And if you’re a slacker like me, that means last minute holiday gifts.  As if having to roast overstuffed bloated birds while squabbling children run underfoot wasn’t enough, we’re also expected to find and select personalized holiday gifts for family members far and near. And then wrap them. And then mail some of them. I’m tired already. Well, Slacker Mom’s Guide is back, ready to save your […]

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The Best NEW Ideas for Family Game Night

Ready to up your Family Game Night game? So were we! For anyone who wished for more family downtime in 2020, I bet you got waaaay more than you bargained for. Covid spikes have brought school closings, work shutdowns, and quarantining. And all that means A LOT (dare I say too much?) family time at home. We needed NEW ideas for family game night. We’d played all of our existing board games to death, finished Game of Thrones, and were […]

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What Should Dads or Kids Get Moms for Valentine’s Day?

To moms, Valentine’s Day is just another day to make sure you don’t forget something for school… Remember when buying some Sponge Bob Valentine’s from Dollar General was enough? No longer! My kids’ school requires hand-made Valentine missives. Like I have time for that! This year it falls on a Thursday so if the kids have any after school activities or sports, it’s going to be hard to fit in romance. Want to make a mom happy? It doesn’t take […]

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