Archive | May, 2012

My Review of éclos Facial Treatment and an #EclosBeauty Giveaway

May 30, 2012

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of éclos Skin Care for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I've been on the ?clos Skin Care Plant Stem Cell Facial Treatment for almost a week now. To be blunt, I didn't have high hopes. I've tried a lot of things on my skin and […]

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Tech Support for the Tech Support, Or, Give the Geek a Break

May 29, 2012

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I had to reformat *another* one of our computers this week. The Windows Updates ALONE took THREE days, a staggering wait, I think. I am the chief tech support person in the house, and now that everyone has his or her own computers, troubleshooting all the electronic gadgets sometimes feel like a full-time job. I […]

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Monday Meme

May 28, 2012

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How is your Memorial Day holiday turning out? Mine has been quiet but extremely busy. We’ve been working right along, tilling the garden, doing school, etc. I wasn’t sure I’d be able to get this meme done today, but I have a few minutes to myself! 1. Finish this sentence – The thing I dislike […]

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Random Toodles #2781

May 25, 2012

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Don’t you hate it when you are clicking your taskbar to open a program and you ACCIDENTALLY CLICK THE WRONG ICON?! Almost every time this happens, it’s a HUGE program that takes 3 to 4 minutes to load and you’re stuck waiting because the whole computer practically slumps over in agony because it has all […]

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Rerun: Secret “Jesus Codes” on U.S. Weapons

May 24, 2012

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Note: I’m busy this week, so here’s a blast from the past. Enjoi. 😉 ABC News: do only knuckleheads work there? Or just the ones who make the news stories for the website? Like this news story: U.S. Military Weapons Inscribed With Secret ‘Jesus’ Bible Codes Coded references to New Testament Bible passages about Jesus […]

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Monday Meme for a Mild May Day

May 21, 2012

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Yesterday it was almost 90 degrees!! With very little humidity! Needless to say, such a rare treat for us Upstate New Yorkers was GREAT. I was able to sit outside without sweating buckets. Today is much the same, with a bit of a breeze. Tropical Storm Alberto is chugging up the Atlantic Coast, and I […]

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Healthy As a Horse

May 21, 2012

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Even though my husband works at the USPS (part time), he gets NO benefits. None. Zip. You’d think that a government entity — a unionized one at that — would provide something for part-timers, at least. Nope. Full timers, however, make out verrrrry nice. Part of the reason the USPS is having financial problems is […]

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Why Dogs Will Never Rule the World

May 19, 2012

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Friday Fill-In

May 18, 2012

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I haven’t done this meme in a while! Fridays are usually one of the busiest days of the week for me, so I’m often scrambling to get things done. I’m still scrambling, but I have a few precious moments today! Fill ins: 1. I like to avoid ___ if possible. Television. I hate it. If […]

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Frugal Alert – Cute Lenovo Speakers on Sale

May 18, 2012

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Lenovo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Look at these beautiful red mini Lenovo speakers! They are Lenovo M0520 speakers on sale now for only $11.99 until May 21! The original price is $29.99 so it’s quite a deal. We need some speakers […]

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