Handy List to Take to your Mechanic

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How much do you know about cars?  I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t know much beyond putting the key into the ignition and starting it up.  So when something breaks or need fixing, my husband is the first person I turn to. Thank goodness for him!  But what about those of you […]

The Information Super Highway Is Getting Even Super-er

How do you make the information Super Highway even more super? Judging from the latest moves from the FCC, we’ll all be finding out very soon. Two rulings have radically altered the broadband landscape. The one that captured all the headlines was the Net Neutrality ruling. Put simply, all Internet traffic must be treated equally. […]

Cheap Ways to Keep Kids Entertained in the Car

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Family road trips can be a great bonding experience and a fun way to travel together, but they can also be a little grating. Growing up, my siblings and I used to get on each other’s nerves around hour three on the road, and the same thing is true of my own kids today. My […]

(Hint, Hint) Helzberg Diamonds $1,000 Hint Like You Mean It Sweepstakes #HelzbergHints #ad


  My husband is good at a lot of things, but unfortunately, picking up on hints isn’t one of them. No matter how brazen I am about saying what I would like for a gift, he tends to get me the exact opposite of what I hinted. The worst was when I hinted (rather un-subtly) […]

2015 Chrysler 200 Review

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If you’ve been listening to me babble over the past few months, then you’d know that I’ve been in the market for a new car.   Not that anything’s wrong with my current vehicle but sometimes driving around in a huge SUV is not all that practical. Sometimes I just want to jump into something a […]

Brian James Footwear for all Your Holiday Needs and Giveaway: Ballet Flats

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The holidays are full of parties and get-togethers, but one of my favorite parts in dressing up in festive attire. Every year I spend lots of time finding the perfect holiday outfits for the entire family to wear to our family party, plus clothes to wear to work functions and other gatherings. And just when […]

Pediped: The Perfect Shoe for Your Kid

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Like many parents, I became a nervous wreck when my son started to walk. I knew it was an inevitable development, but I also knew that now he would be even more reckless and difficult to protect. And like all babies are, he was definitely a little wobbly at first, so I went on the […]

Gift Idea: Customized Gifts from Zazzle


  Everyone has that person on his or her holiday shopping list who is impossible to shop for. They either have everything already, are too particular in their style, or are just hard to please. Unfortunately for me, nearly half of my shopping list falls in that category, making holiday shopping a massively difficult undertaking […]

12 Wondrous Winter Cocktails

10 Wondrous Winter Cocktails

This post was a sponsored opportunity with Foodie.com Winter means family, friends and holiday entertaining.  Gather your loved ones and enjoy some time together.  Eat, drink and be merry.  I know that it is sometimes hard to come up with new ideas for any recipes.  For me, cocktails are especially difficult.  So I went on the […]