World’s Toughest Job: Advertising mixed with reality TV makes for a brilliant viral video.

world's toughest job

In case you haven’t seen this video, please take a moment to watch – but DO NOT SCROLL DOWN until you’ve seen it, please. This is a skype or facetime job interview. Here is the article in Adweek that explains the details and lists the credits for the video. Seriously. Don’t read any further. Watch […]

Rare siting of mom with child actually in the photo at Salty Dog Cafe in Hilton Head.

Salty Dog Cafe

Moms, how often are you actually in photos? I am RARELY in a photo. I’m like Chandler in that episode of Friends … but I do want proof that I actually was present on all of these trips so I handed my camera over to actually be in the photo and am so happy with […]

Visiting Hilton Head: Large un-snapping turtles & an evening in Harbour Town

Stacking turtles

We are visiting Hilton Head and arrived yesterday. Thomas and Grandaddy found two large turtles in the lagoon behind our villa, and as you can imagine, for our 4 year old, it was really really REALLY fun to carry it around. These were not snapping turtles. According to a text from my husband, they are […]

If I had to blog all over again…


If I had to blog all over again, I never ever would have departed from my original name, Chattie Hattie. I started that blog in 2007 and then heard blogs could make money so I started a new one for that sole purpose – BIG MISTAKE. Now I am stuck with this name “freshmom” that […]

Fact: Automatic Faucets Frustrate Hand Washers.


Automatic sinks cause frustration and anxiety for hand washers trying to rinse off soap from their hands in bathrooms. Rarely spouting out water on the first attempt, hand washers are forced to exert needless energy to get the water to flow. Over the years, I’ve witnessed this frustration first hand. Scenes from a Bathroom “Why […]

Leaving Las Vegas with magic tricks, Timeshare Prom memories, and ideas.

leaving las vegas

I’m sitting on an airplane headed back to the east coast after spending almost a week in Las Vegas at the ARDA World Conference, where timeshare industry professionals gathered to learn, network, and attend parties. “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” is the mantra in Sin City, but I found that the freedom of […]