January 2015

Daily Thoughts
Love this video
January 24, 2015 at 2:44 pm 0
Did you see this video yet?? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Me9yrREXOj4#action=share It really made me laugh! It could not be more true, especially for a new mom. To this day I will be the first to admit I am not a great mom. I think I am a good mom but could improve in many ways. But really is this true. I am great. I put my kids first all the time. I go above and beyond to be crafty and helpful, loving and kind, etc, etc. Do I say I am not great for exactly what this commercial depicts, because I am measuring myself to other moms who do what they feel is best for their babies. It doesn't make any one of us inferior. Just great in our own special way. As long as your kids are happy, healthy, respectful and productive who cares how you get there. Be GREAT in your own special way!!!
Useful Information
Which HE Laundry Detergent removes stains best???
January 11, 2015 at 1:46 pm 0
IMG_8190 It's Science Fair Time!!! Oh great, that is like hell for a family of finance industry adults that suck at science. My oldest just finished her experiment and I thought the results were worth sharing. She actually did a fairly easy and useful experiment. She tested what HE laundry detergent removes stains best. We tested Tide, All, Up&Up and The Honest Company. I was really interested to see how Honest did because there is always so much hype about using more organic types of products and Honest has been advertised a lot lately. We stained tshirts with Ketchup, Mustard, Chocolate Syrup and Orange soda. The results are in!!! The first thing we learned is mustard is a nightmare. None of the detergents got it even near cleaned. Out of all 4 stains TIDE did the best! Up & Up came in 2nd, All in 3rd and Honest was last. Honest actually did horrible and it cost the most!!
Daily Thoughts
American Girl Shipping
January 5, 2015 at 4:35 pm 0
Did you ever notice that American Girl charges these crazy shipping fees and it takes forever to be delivered. While Zappos charges no shipping and it is here the next day! Same with Amazon Prime. As I sit here just praying that my daughters birthday present will be here by Friday and at the same time realize that the answer is probably NO since i didn't get the shipping notification. And the item wasn't on back order!! Things that make me shake my head!
Valentine Crafts for the Tweens
Crafty Ideas
Valentine Door
January 4, 2015 at 3:48 pm 0
As I have said my oldest is crafty (just like mom). So yesterday was that dreaded but kind of refreshing day where you take down all the Christmas stuff. In my house, that is a whole day process. I have several Trees, signs and christmasy stuff all over my house. Once I had finished all of that I had decided I would put up my Valentines stuff. I am getting ready to start my busy season at work and I knew if I didn't do it today that it may never get done! I saw "E" going up and downstairs between our craft room and her bedroom. A couple of hours later I get the call to come up to her room. She had once again decorated her door. She strung buttons with yarn and hung them from the top of her door. Then she used our heart punch and punched out hearts and taped them to her door. Made a little sign on her computer and voila! It was adorable and a perfect rainy day project for your tween!
Welcome Post
Hello world!
January 4, 2015 at 1:42 am 0
Welcome to Glittery Chaos! This blog will be my random thoughts, opinions, crafty ideas and really just anything I want it to be!! So first let's start with me :)   I am a working mom of 3 girls and married to a great guy (well on most days - LOL!).    We have the same story as many of our friends and probably my readers!  We are always busy with life between work and running the kids to school and activities.   So needless to say we are always on the go.   My oldest daughter is 12 and she is just an incredible person.  She has a heart of gold.  She can be quiet and we often refer to her as an old soul.   She loves crafts and could spend hours on pinterest.  And there is another thing about her that will eventually come out in one of my posts that will make you say wow she is incredible too!  Then there is my middle.  She is 10 and is a ball of diva-ness! She is my dancer and gymnast.   She is a beauty.  People often just stop us to say how radiant she is, which is funny!    She keeps me on my toes and stresses me out the most!    Then there is my "baby" girl.  Well she is turning 6 in 6 days and would tell me she is not a baby!   She is this sweet little blessing.  She loves animals and is so independent.   She loves to dance and sing and she loves accessories!!  My husband is pretty great on most days.  He is a hard, loyal worker.  He is a great dad and tries to keep me happy!   And most of all he puts up with my crap and that says a lot!  LOL! For the past two years I have wanted to start a blog.  It has been my New Years Challenge for two years too.  So better late than never.  I saw a post on pinterest about how to start a blog in 10 minutes and just decided it's 2015 I was going to do it!  I don't know where this blog will lead me and I will apologize now because this could be a blog that is all over the place.  I do guarantee you some good laughs about my crazy chaotic life filled with glitter!