Imitation vanilla (aka vanillin) is full of chemicals made to mimic the flavor of real vanilla. I've stopped buying imitation vanilla, but it can be so expensive. I'd love to take it one step further and start making my own! Saving with Shellie has some great information about doing just that.
My little one is cute and cuddly and adorable, but he doesn't like to play for more than a few minutes at a time. Of course, I don't expect him to "play" yet, but it still means I don't get much done. MBA sahm has some great tips for those struggling to work around the house and take care of a baby at the same time.
This street lamp turned floor lamp is amazing, right? How cool would it be to have this in your house (or on your porch or in the man cave)? Instructables has the instructions so you can make your own!