Archive | July, 2011

Ten Reasons Why I Don’t Attend Ball Games

July 31, 2011

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10 Reasons Why I Don’t Go to Ball Games 10. I was taken to too many games by my parents when I was a kid. 9. I suspect that I was sitting next to some hypocrites, because instead of paying attention to the game, they were talking to friends the whole time! 8. It seems […]

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Give It To Me Straight

July 31, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Straight Talk for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. After I posted my article about the the TracFone cell phone plan, I was rather surprised at all the enthusiastic responses! It makes me wonder if the no contract phones are putting a dent in […]

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They Have a Word For People Like Me: Sucker!!

July 29, 2011

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Maybe it’s in my face– that “look” that tells the street hawkers that I’m an easy one. Or maybe it’s in my demeanor, the way I walk that perhaps oozes motherly gullibility. Or maybe it’s my Upstate New York accent- we’re all hicks up here, lol. Whatever it is, I am a MAGNET for street […]

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Trying Not to Think About It….

July 28, 2011

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… the economy. And how the politicians and bankers are totally wrecking it. On purpose, it would seem. I mean– hey, why not, right? They have everything to gain from the economy going on its head, right? Just like the stock market crash 100 years ago. Oh sure, that was a bad time for the […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Follow That Coffee Truck!

July 27, 2011

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We’re back after a whirlwind day in New York City. The girls and I feel like we could sleep all day. We got up @ 4am to drive to Albany, to take the train to Manhattan. I spotted the “coffee tanker truck” on the way and it gave me a little boost of energy. šŸ˜€ […]

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Going to New York City

July 25, 2011

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I won’t be around here much for the next few days. I’m taking my daughters to New York City, to accompany me to The Home Depot Light Bulb Showcase 2012. Woohoo! Hey, light bulbs are exciting! Especially now that the federal government is outlawing our beloved incandescent bulbs and making us all switch over to […]

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Friday Fragments, The Heat Is On

July 22, 2011

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We’ve been laying low this week, due to the serious heat wave hitting the area. Hey, remember all those times I laughed at you folks in the South about the snow and cold? I take it back, all of it. :-p I’m a Northerner, my blood is too thick for this stuff! I saw on […]

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Rethinking the Cell Phone Strategy…

July 22, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TracFone for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It was inevitable. All the kids want their own cell phones. I have FOUR kids. Plus there’s me and my husband. That’s a lot of cell phones, you know that? The husband and I have had […]

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Late to the Party

July 21, 2011

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Yeah, it’s hit us at last: the blistering “heat dome” that the weather dudes and Drudge Report are hyperventilating about with breathless exuberance. I haven’t seen my local weatherman THIS excited since the 1993 blizzard… I’m sorry that all you guys in the west and mid west and slightly mid west and west-east have suffered…. […]

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Funnies For a Hot Day

July 20, 2011

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Too hot to do anything but look at goofy cartoons and picture books today! And the weather dudes are telling me that this is merely the “beginning” of a stretch of excruciatingly hot weather? Thank God for electric fans. šŸ™‚ Well, here are a few funny cartoons I thought I’d share for a lazy, hazy […]

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