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‘Midnight Sun’ Was So Misogynistic I Burned My Copy In A Trash Can

I just started reading Midnight Sun.  I will admit, as an adult, it was with hesitation. However, the idea of reading the Twilight saga from Edward’s perspective was just a little too intriguing not to. Once I got the book, I set aside some time. Just me, Edward, and maybe even a little Bella. But then …

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Today My Daughter Told Me She Doesn’t Want To Be A Girl Anymore

Today my daughter told me she didnʼt want to become a woman. It was 11 pm and I heard a shy tap at my door. Groggily, I said “come in” and was annoyed to see my 10 year old out of bed. After a short scolding about being up after bedtime, I asked her if …

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Everything You Need to Know before Going to Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay Water Park

Images courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort Volcano Bay Water Park is Universal Orlando’s newest theme park making it the third park alongside Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. This theme park is different in that it is a water park with rides and attractions! You can spend a full day enjoying the park just …

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19 Hilarious Harry Potter Quotes More Magical Than Laughing Potion

What does Voldemort use Twitter and not Facebook? Because he only has followers, not friends. If you rate that joke a 9 ¾ out of 10, you can count yourself as a dedicated Harry Potter fan. And as a dedicated Potter fan, chances are you’ve read many inspiring Harry Potter quotes, such as, “Happiness can …

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A Tactical Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Yet another year has zipped on by, leaving us all in much the same position we were 365 days ago:  wondering if it’s technically a “regift” if you only touched the packaging twice, hovering over our bank balance like a hawk, and dreading the inevitable racist comments from Grandma.  But we tolerate it, because the …

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Parenting While Hungover: It Isn’t Pretty, But You’ll Survive…

Today’s guest post comes from Dayton Uttinger…our newest author for Totally The Bomb…and one of the funniest ladies you’ll ever read. Enjoy! Usually, the situation is reversed.  Usually, I am the one waking him up, opening the blinds as he lays in bed.  Usually, he is the one pulling the covers over his head, moaning …

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True Story: Smoothies Changed My LIFE!

Today’s guest post is brought to you by the amazing Veronica Shah of Healthsomeness.com! Veronica says she’s been a long-time reader of Totally The Bomb, and we are So Happy to have her posting for us today! Welcome, Veronica! I was first introduced to smoothies around 4 years ago and absolutely fell in LOVE with …

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5 Ways Cooking With Kids Makes Them Smarter

Kids are such kinetic little beasties and so many times they learn thing better by doing than by any other method. That’s why Cooking With Kids can make such a difference in your child’s life. Not only are you teaching them valuable life skills that will take them into adulthood, you’re also teaching mathematics, reading, …

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15 Doctor Who Party Ideas for Tweens

If your tween loves Doctor Who, surprising him or her with a Doctor Who themed party may just result in exclamations of “Fantastic!” Planning a Doctor Who party can be accomplished easily with a few tips from entertaining expert Jennifer Carver of Spaceships and Laser Beams.  Jennifer has rounded up creative ideas from invitations, to themed décor and refreshments and …

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The Advice First Time Dads Need To Hear

Men prep. Every day of our lives we are preparing for something. We can’t make a decision without prep being in the step. I’ve spent my life prepping. I might be buying tools for any situation, or ammo for the zombie apocalypse, or keeping old car parts for recycled use. Being a First Time Dad, here’s …

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{Letting Go} 5 Keys to Moving on After Divorce

Few things in life are as difficult to recover from as divorce. This is especially true when there are children involved. Whether you wanted it or not, there are things you have to tackle if you want to live a happy and fulfilled life after your divorce. While the road to happiness may seem long, …

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Orange Soda Slow Cooker Chicken

I am obsessed with this crockpot chicken recipe. It turns out an orange soda and chicken in a crockpot makes AMAZING orange soda slow cooker chicken! I seriously had no idea. We are excited to welcome Tawra Kellam from Living on a Dime today. We love everything about their blog! To Make Orange Soda Slow Cooker Chicken …

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Maple Glazed Chicken Recipe ~ SO Yum!

Maple Glazed Chicken. Let me say that again, Maple Glazed Chicken! Just writing that makes me hungry because it’s just so very good. Oh, and it costs less than seven dollars to make. SEVEN WHOLE DOLLARS. Awesome. Totally The Bomb is excited to welcome Tawra Kellam from Living on a Dime today. We love everything about …

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Creamy Chicken Breast Recipe

Lately, we are all about the slow cooker. One of my favorite things to put in a crock pot is chicken. This Creamy Chicken Breast recipe can be made for less than $7.00! Totally The Bomb is excited to welcome Tawra Kellam from Living on a Dime today. We love everything about their blog! What You Need …

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Easy Damper with Golden Syrup {Australian Breakfast}

Try your hand at making this traditional homemade Australian bread, Damper–topped with butter and golden syrup! INGREDIENTS FOR MAKING DAMPER 3 cups of self-rising flour 80g of butter A pinch of salter 3/4 cup of water   HOW TO MAKE DAMPER 1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees celsius and line a baking tray with either …

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Emergency Dinner ~ Marie Callenders Pot Pies to the Rescue

We had a small, impromptu family dinner the other evening. One of those “oh, we were in the neighborhood” pop-in’s from my parents, my daughter was hungry and suddenly I needed dinner-in a hurry! It was Marie Callenders Pot Pies to the rescue! The holidays are just around the corner and I’m so not in the mood to …

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10 Floor Cleaning Hacks I Can’t Live Without

There’s nothing I hate more than cleaning before a holiday party-or just cleaning in general. And cleaning the floors can be the worst chore of them all! I’m not kidding. My floor took notes from this floor-then they shared a cry-session. That’s why I hunted the internet-verse and found these 10 Floor Cleaning Hacks I Can’t …

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Graham Cracker Houses and ‘Smore Snowball Cookies!

Today, I needed a break from cooking pre-Thanksgiving food. Holy Smokes, I want to be a Thanksgiving Hero sooo BAD! But, ultimately, a girl can cook only so much before she just gets tired of thinking about that one meal. I wanted something fun and tasty…I had some Honey Maid Graham Crackers, a jar of Skippy Peanut …

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The Best Birthday Gift for Kids EVER!

Finding a gift for your own child’s birthday or special event is tough…even tougher if it’s not your kiddo, but someone else’s you’ve been invited to celebrate with.  OR, even worse, when you need to send a card to someone (particularly a kid), but don’t want to ship a whole big-giant gift. In comes the …

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