Carol A. Gerner

Carol is a Yinzer from birth and wears many hats. She is a Classroom Assistant for Pittsburgh Public School’s Early Intervention Program, the owner/chief blogger at Steel City Mom, wife (10 years and going strong), mother (4-year-old and expecting in November 2016) and a woman who likes to help others. Carol attended Pittsburgh Technical Institute and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh where she earned 2 Associate Degrees. She loves art and computers. Carol enjoys cooking, blogging, crafts, helping others, children, church, football, t-ball, creating, and run on sentences. She is never grammatically correct or politically correct but she will give the shirt off of her back. Well if its warm enough outside.

Carol’s Quick Guide to Extreme Couponing

Believe it or not... it is really easy to save a lot of money once you figure out how. It comes down to 2 factors.... 1. Knowing when a sale price is at its rock-bottom lowest, 2....

DIY Canvas Photos

Tired of the same old frames hanging on the wall? Love the new canvas prints but think they are too pricey? Why not make your own? Here's what you will need: Canvas (I got mine at...

Great Expectations of 2016

We all remember the book and Pip from high school. Or the movie with Gwyneth Paltrow. But no, I am talking about the Expectations on women. Whether self made or from society there is a...

Advanced Maternal Age

Well, since the cat is out of the bag. Yes I am expecting a little one in November. I am hopefully past the nauseous, hungry, exhausted and useless stage. That part sucks big time! Before...

Becoming a Conscious Eater

A few years ago, I started my food journey to conscious eating. I was a 'just eat it and don't worry about it' kinda gal. I knew that certain foods were bad for me but...