Friday Finds – May 16, 2008

Susan’s Finds

Just about every mom I know has at least one brilliant invention up her sleeve. Of course, many of them are pipe dreams. But if yours could actually become a reality with the right resources, why not enter it in the Whirlpool Mother of Invention contest? The grand prize winner gets a $20,000 grant, Duet® Steam or Cabrio® washer and steam dryer pair, a Whirlpool® dishwasher and a $3,000 stipend for a new home office. And will someone please invent a Rosie the Robot Housekeeper for me?

Are your kiddos crazy about yogurt? See how they like Yoplait Kids products — try one free with a coupon.

Sk*rt is now Kirtsy. If you liked the portal where women share and rate the best content on the web, you’ll still love it–just with a different name. Embrace the change with a super-sweet giveaway.

Nati family fun alert: Pull out your chaps and cowboy hats, and mosey on over to the Old West Festival, May 24-June 15. It’s kinda like the Renaissance Festival, only with gunfights instead of jousts.

In case you missed my Wednesday post about anti-mom bias in the workplace, first read that. Then read the article I referenced. Then, read this excellent response by a Cincinnati city councilwoman who’s preggers for the first time and sees what all the fuss is about.

Cara’s Finds

Make a mix tape. This is so cool! Visit Mixwit to create your very own mix tape. Then, post it to your blog, Facebook, or MySpace page. Listen to my special “Workin’ Mom Mix” below. Mouse over the tape to click through the tracks.

3 thoughts on “Friday Finds – May 16, 2008

  1. I can’t wait to make a mixed tape- AWESOME!

  2. Awesome – I’ve made one and posted it to the bottom of my blog…

  3. Audrey E Keyes says:

    This is so fun! It takes me right back to my high school days making mixed tapes for boyfriends! Love it!

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