Archive | August, 2010

Too Much Legwork! Ugh!

August 18, 2010

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I’m an old timer. Anyone over the age of 30 is an old timer, right? Reminisce with me, my old friend. Remember those olden days, way, way back when we used the CORDED telephone? Back when we had the Yellow Pages phone book? Back when we had to meet business owners and insurance agents and […]

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We Interrupt This Life…

August 17, 2010

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… to insert a quick I’m-crazy-busy-hanging-Sheetrock-this-week-cuz-we’re-on-a-deadline blog post for your viewing pleasure. Hee hee. While I’m knee-deep in joint compound this week, I’m chattering with the kids about decor for the new kitchen and dining room. I love Norman Rockwell, and I own a few posters that do not have frames yet (thus they are […]

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A Good Coupon Site

August 17, 2010

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I think I am finally shopped out. I shop shop shop. I am SICK of shopping!!!! This house renovation project has been pricey, yeah. Costing me a literal Mint! I have not purchased any luxury items, either (well, I did get maple butcher block countertops, but they were on clearance and only a little more […]

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Bats in the Belfry

August 14, 2010

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:run: We’ve got bats. :cwy: I hate bats. I hate them more than snakes, than mosquitoes, than ANYTHING. I want to squish them under my Wolverine Work Boots, I do. Bats love me. I am a hot person. Whenever I go outside. bugs and bats from 300 miles away sense my body temperature, and make […]

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Give Your Region a Little Boost

August 14, 2010

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I am tinkering more with Twitter these days. I recently discovered that, with Tweetdeck, I can follow people who tweet a certain word or phrase. This is totally cool! So I monitor people who tweet about my local area. It’s been quite an eye-opener- I’ve widened my Twitter friends to include a whole bunch of […]

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The Dressbarn Gift Certificate Winner :)

August 13, 2010

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Thanks to all of you who entered my Dressbarn $25 gift card giveaway contest! šŸ˜€ Dressbarn is a wonderful store. My independent panel chose the winner at 5pm this evening! Wooo! Congratulations, hideawayhill! I’ll be emailing you for your contact info. Thanks to everyone for participating!

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Another Blog Analytics Tool

August 13, 2010

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I’m a pro-blogger (I make money by blogging about certain things in certain posts, such as this one), so I like to monitor my traffic, create posts that are helpful and will get “up there” in the search engine results. I am not, however, a MANIACAL pro-blogger. I have not dissected my blogs into little […]

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How’s the Economy For You?

August 13, 2010

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I hardly EVER read the news headlines anymore. Wow, the negativity and angst is almost overwhelming. I don’t want to be a dummy and pretend that the world doesn’t exist, of course, but I don’t want to fill my head with filth and viciousness, either. (Plus, I have been SICK and TIRED of hearing every […]

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Dirt Cheap Stuff at Buy.com!

August 13, 2010

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OK, Christmas and holiday shoppers… I have some goodies for you. Buy.com is really ramping up their sales lately. Look what I found! A very, very inexpensive laptop. This would be perfect for one of the young children, or for travel. It’s a Visual Land 7″ Netbook with built-in wireless. It’s a very small computer […]

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My DressBarn Gift Card Giveaway!

August 10, 2010

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I recently mentioned my good experience at DressBarn when I went there to hunt for some clothes for my business trip to New York. I was really floored by the beautiful, feminine clothing at such good prices! I had always thought that “boutiques” were filled with clothes for toothpick-sized girls, and for RICH toothpick-sized girls, […]

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