When A Description Is Too Accurate….Or Why People Need A Filter On Their Mouths

November 4, 2014

Here’s a quick nasty customer story: I am a hair stylist, and my salon is in a popular shopping center so we get a lot of walk-ins, so sometimes when those walk-ins want to return they forget the name of the stylist they saw (even though it is on a business card we hand you, […]

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Money Is The Root Of All Funeral Evil

November 3, 2014

My maternal uncle passed away and had many years prior named me as the beneficiary of what was termed a “death policy” through his former employer. I had forgotten all about it until a distant relative mentioned that my uncle had retired from a school district and that someone should check with the School Retirement […]

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Thanksgiving Book Give Away – “Thanksgiving 101″

November 3, 2014

Of all the books given away, this is my favorite. With step-by-step instructions for classic Thanksgiving dishes, as well as new twists on old favorites, this book will become gravy-stained in its first outing. Whether you’re looking for new ways to cook turkey; traditional trimmings, chutneys, or chowders; a vegetarian entrée; or fresh ideas for […]

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Feel Good Friday – Roomba Cat

October 31, 2014

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The Starbuck Stops Here

October 30, 2014

A Florida man put an end to another “pay it forward” streak at a local Starbucks because he said he thinks people were participating out of “guilt,” not “generosity.” Peter Schorsch, a blogger, drove to the Starbucks drive-thru in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Thursday after hearing about the pay it forward phenomenon there that ended […]

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Hyping The Drama In An Already Dramatic Dilemma

October 29, 2014

The recent shooting at Parliament Hill in Ottawa hit very close to home and I was grateful for social media to both update friends and family and get a sense of what was going on. But, a friend’s actions left me shocked and I wonder if I should have shown a more “polite spine” in […]

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Peekaboo, He Sees You

October 28, 2014

As if we didn’t have enough to to be concerned regarding public toilets…. Click to share:

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Thanksgiving Book Give Away! Williams- Sonoma “Thanksgiving Entertaining”

October 27, 2014

  Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving Entertaining is a complete guide to creating those favorite traditions in your own home. Equal parts cookbook and how-to manual, it presents five menus for entertaining over the Thanksgiving weekend, including three distinctive ideas for the holiday feast. Rules: Reply to this post to enter using a valid email address. Entries close […]

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