Friday Finds – July 4, 2008

Susan’s Finds

My friend and Cassie’s sitter Karen makes super-cute reusable canvas grocery bags AND the most adorable matching ribbon jeans and t-shirt sets for little girls. (She made one of these sets for Cassie’s 2nd bday, and I’ve gotten raves from strangers whenever she wears it out.) Karen took my advice and put them up for sale on Etsy–they’re way too good to limit to the local craft show circuit. Check ’em out here.

Looking to flex your work options? Employers, employees, and stay-at-homers can get a little help from MomsRising’s newly beefed-up Open, Flexible Work section.

Get a sitter, STAT! BabysitEase serves the Cincinnati, Columbus, Lexington, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas with babysitting services. Tell them the who, what, when, and where, and they’ll hook you up with a qualified sitter for your night out.

Imagine a YouTube just for little kids (and their parents, too). OK, you don’t have to wish for it. TotLOL is here! (Love the name.) Currently in beta (testing phase, for you non-geeks), TotLOL touts itself as “a brand new community-moderated video website designed to be enjoyed by those between the ages of 6 months and 6 years.” Now if I can just get my kid to STOP SMASHING ALL THE KEYS on my laptop, maybe we can watch a few entertaining videos …

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Cara’s Finds

Want your mortgage paid for? Or how about some free gas? Visit and simply add or update your profile picture. You’ll automatically be entered in the Mortgage and Gas Giveaway. 10 people will win $30,000 to help pay their mortgage. And 100 people will win a $500 gas card!

Happy 4th! Looking for last minute 4th of July parties games or something to bring to the cookout? There you go.


1 thought on “Friday Finds – July 4, 2008

  1. BlondeMomBlog (Jamie) says:

    Happy 4th!

    p.s. LOVE those outfits…too cute…I need another excuse to shop for my girls. 😉

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