Archives for August 2010

Wordless Wednesday: Friends Who Make Us Laugh

How To Stay Fit When You Hate Running

How to stay fit… when you hate running In military boot camp, when a crew gets in trouble, what do they have to do as punishment? Run. Growing up in elementary school, what did you hate to do in Physical Education class? Run. On your high school sports team, what would the team do if […]

Feature Friday: Recordable Storybooks

Sunday, September 12, 2010 is Grandparent’s Day. Usually, I’m not one to walk into a Hallmark store to pick up gift for someone unless it’s a card for some special occasion. But, these recordable storybooks caught my attention as I was walking by the Hallmark shop in our local mall. The book that got my […]

Wordless Wednesday: Hike in the Woods

Snips, Snails, Puppy Dog Tails? Really?

When I found out I was having a son, the old nursery rhyme went through my head: What are little boys made of? What are little boys made of? Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails That’s what little boys are made of !” What are little girls made of? “Sugar and spice and all […]

Seven Ways To Spot A Fitness Scam

Seven Ways To Spot A Fitness Scam If you’ve watched television after midnight, you’ve seen the never-ending weight loss infomercials and advertisements. The next time you watch an infomercial, read an advertisement, or spot a new supplement reporting miraculous weight loss results, be wary. Before you spend money on products promising fast and easy results, […]

Feature Friday: Mimmo Aeroplane

Feature Friday came straight from my sons bedroom this week! It’s the Mimmo Aeroplane from Play Forever Toys. I must say it’s the kind of toy that has this perfect heirloom quality that shines in its durability. Lucky for me to walk into local proprietors, Paper Skyscraper, earlier this year and find this gem. Playforever […]

The Luxury of Limitations – How to Become a Goodwillionaire

In this day of pinching pennies and reduce/reuse/recycle, what used to be a hush-hush weakness is becoming a trendy strength: buying used. I myself have gradually shifted from married office-worker to single mom at home, living off of child support and a small part-time job. So for me, being a donation patron was perhaps out […]

Wordless Wednesday: 5th Grade Already?

On IndoJax, Surfing Life’s Waves and the Visually Impaired Camp

It was a sight for sore eyes… After the way this year has been with traveling, the hectic nature of modern family life and other things going on that I won’t mention here, it was great to go out and visit with the IndoJax crew and watch them run this camp for visually impaired children. We […]