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If It’s Burnt, It’s Cajun…Gina’s Favorites

If It’s Burnt, It’s Cajun…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

I’m constantly dashing around my house, sniffing, and asking, “What was that crash? Do you smell smoke?”

Clearly, summer break from school is in full swing for my children.

So, I figured my If It’s Burnt, It’s Cajun post is perfect for Throwback Day this week. Laugh along with this Gina’s Favorites post.

Stupid Washing Machine…Gina’s Favorites

Stupid Washing Machine…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley
This has been one of those endless laundry weeks around the Valley household. You know the kind. The moment you drop that last stiff sock and wiggly towel into the washing machine, you turn around to find the laundry mountain has somehow instantly regenerated itself.
So, I figured my Stupid Washing Machine post would be perfect for this week’s Throwback Day post.

Is The Kitchen On Fire…Again?

Is The Kitchen On Fire…Again?
by Gina Valley

This has been a long, exhausting week.

And, as I begin to type this, I’ve just noticed it’s only Tuesday night.  Sigh.

I texted The Professor this afternoon that I would not be making dinner, as I was swamped with work and our kitchen was looking like a swamp.  He clearly didn’t take time to consider his answer before he sent it,

My Car Is Not On Fire

My Car Is Not On Fire

In a bad mood?  Quick, count your blessings!!!

My car is not on fire.

The people who woke up grumpy & difficult this morning have school and or work all day today.

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My dog is potty trained.  Mostly.

My kids are potty trained.  Mostly.

The garbage disposal stopped making that screaming noise and is still usable.

If It’s Burnt, It’s Cajun

If It’s Burnt, It’s Cajun
by Gina Valley

I received a letter from my kids’ school with a list of suggested activities to combat Summer Learning Loss.  Summer Learning Loss?  NOT a problem at my house.  Summer Mommy Mind Loss – huge problem.  That’s what I need to combat.  My kids, however, are learning plenty of things.

As always my children have selected their own mode of learning.  This year it’s being facilitated by our microwave (As a former engineer I am bound by my lifetime Humor Funny Parenting Moms Dads Kids Children Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Microwave Oven Fire Sparks Smoke Melting Metal Burnt Food Peanut Butter Burritos Butter Cookies Fork Pop-tart Toast Hot Dog Explosion Wiener Fire Extinguisher Smoke Alarm Fireworkmembership in the siblinghood of geekiness to point out that it is not a microwave.  It is a microwave oven.  It uses invisible microwaves to cook.  My children hate when I point this out.  I hate when they leave their underwear in the kitchen.