Menu Plan Monday 8-3-2015

Welcome to menu planning for August! Even though we still have a couple of weeks here until school starts, August always feels like the end of summer to me. Daughter #3 is almost finished with her first band camp. Daughter #1 is making this pile in the dining room — less than two weeks until […]

Book Chat July 2015

Book reviews contain affiliate links. I read The Elegance of the Hedgehog primarily because it has hedgehog in the title, and we have a pet hedgehog. Odd reason, I know, but I’ve read books for stranger reasons. If you’re considering it for the same reason — don’t. There is no hedgehog in the book; the […]

5 Reasons to use Always Discreet

  In a perfect world, there would be no need for many things. Diets — medicines — exercise — Always Discreet Liners. Alas, if you’re a woman, you most likely know that times do exist when Always Discreet comes in handy. Here are my top 5 reasons to use Always Discreet: You had a new […]

College Orientation, 2015-Style

I’m back from 2 days of college orientation with my oldest daughter. As I sat in hours of parent meetings, I just kept thinking — wow, how things have changed since I did this for myself, 32 years ago. Of course, I’ve never attended orientation before as a parent. My mom informs me that my […]

Starbucks Cards Being Hacked

Starbucks is a great place to get a delicious drink or a tasty pastry. But if you have a Starbucks registered account, are you at risk of having it hacked? Mine was. Yours may be, too. A popular gift to give a piano teacher, apparently, is a Starbucks card, and I’ve received several. One of […]