Archive | April, 2010

Piggy Banks Go High-Tech

April 22, 2010

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Sheesh, when I was a kid, I had a PLAIN OLD piggy bank. You know the kind: But like so many things, piggy banks are going really high-tech today! Wanna see a very cool piggy bank? It’s called Ekonomi interactive money box. It’s adorable, I want one! I think it’s adorable! Basically, you insert 3 […]

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My Decor Dilemma

April 21, 2010

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We’ve been dreaming of a new kitchen for YEARS, literally. I’ve lived here for 13 years, and never liked the orange laminate countertops and dark brown ugly cupboards (nor the the green/brown/yellow floor tiles, yick). But now that we are on the precipice of a NEW and IMPROVED (not to mention, electrified!) kitchen… I have […]

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Crazy Busy!

April 20, 2010

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Wow. Spring is a busy time for me, but. Wow. On rainy days, I’m here in front of the computer, pounding out how-to articles for a few companies. On sunny days, I’m out in the garden, trying to spruce it up before I plug in the seeds and then totally ignore it til harvest time, […]

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The Secrets of the Mountain DVD Winner

April 19, 2010

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Are you ready?? I called on my Independent Panel to choose a winner for the Secrets of the Mountain DVD Set! In case you didn’t know, American families are calling for more family-friendly movies and TV shows, and WalMart and Proctor & Gamble delivered. They joined up to create Secrets of the Mountain. You can […]

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An Idea for Mother’s Day!

April 18, 2010

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Bliss Living. All opinions are 100% mine. Oh my word, Mother’s Day is coming up. I almost always remember it the Saturday night before– this year, I’m over two weeks early!! šŸ˜€ I must be getting better. It must be all that kale I’m […]

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Texas Schools to Bring Back Paddling of Students?

April 17, 2010

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Wow, this news shocked me when I read it: Texas City Revives Paddling As It Takes a Swat at Misbehavior TEMPLE, TEX. — In an era when students talk back to teachers, skip class and wear ever-more-risque clothing to school, one central Texas city has hit upon a deceptively simple solution: Bring back the paddle. […]

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Proof That I Actually Win Contests!

April 15, 2010

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see more Lolcats and funny pictures Maybe it’s *finally* over!! My lousy “luck” with contests. I just NEVER win them! Wah! Well, the kinds of contests where you submit stuff, like videos, and such, I do sometimes win. I have won $1000 before in a video contest. That was very cool. And I won another […]

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Calling All Hags! Dermalogica Beckons…

April 15, 2010

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Heh heh. I just KNEW that would get some attention. (I am first in line, you know.) Weeelllllll….. the day has come. I’m now *unintelligible muttering* years old, and I’ve finally got it! Crow’s feet. Big whoop. This milestone isn’t exactly a proud accomplishment. OK, OK, they are SMALL, I wear glasses, they are barely […]

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WFW: The Burned-Over District

April 14, 2010

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“Is not my word like fire,” declares the LORD, “and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?” Jeremiah 23:19 I live in an area of New York State that was once called the “Burned-Over District.” Central and Western New York State were once the hotbeds of Christian revivals, brought about by the work […]

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Some Garden How-To Posts For You

April 12, 2010

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I’ve been slowly chipping away at your How To suggestions! Here are a few more I’ve added over the weekend. Since I have been busy working on the garden, they are all garden related right now. More to come! Renee and Carole asked for help with vegetable gardening, specifically how to start a garden, how […]

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