Thinking Out Loud

Let’s air a gripe about about marketing, specifically Care.com today.  We see the commercials, the cute ads of toddlers demanding a great babys...

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Rant: White Lie Marketing

I have been working with and learning about the world of online paid surveys for roughly a month now. In this multi-part post, I will clue you in to w...

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Screened Out, Part One

Yesterday was my usual day for grocery shopping.  It’s the middle of summer break for school kids, so the mothers and grandmothers had their ch...

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The Tubby and The Twiggy

I was recently asked for a sample of my writing.  After a bit of thought, this is the piece I submitted.  I hope you enjoy the reading.  In all lik...

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The Sampler

Every knitter and/or crocheter has a favorite stitch reference guide.  I recently had a conniption fit when I couldn’t find mine.  I have a ra...

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Conniption Fits and Books

From another conversation recently, an acquaintance pointed out the image of how war-like some of our city streets and town throughways are becoming w...

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Guns and Society

In my attempt to be more eco-friendly, I decided to revisit the concept of cloth napkins for the dining experience.  I had been reading other blogs o...

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The Art of Eco-elegance