Adorable Rats Doing Funny Stuff

March 20, 2010

I know that LOTS of people think rats are creepy and scary. I am not one of those people. I have a lot of trouble understanding why they feel that way. I feel the same way about spiders, though, so I can relate. Don’t expect to see pictures of adorable spiders doing funny stuff on […]

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iPad: Why All the Vitriol?

March 18, 2010

I ordered my iPad Friday night, a belated birthday gift from my husband. I hate to label myself an Apple fangirl, but since switching to Mac a few years ago, I have definitely fallen in love. I don’t buy all of their products – we don’t own AppleTV and we certainly don’t buy every generation […]

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It’s Be Nice to Your Spouse Week!

March 17, 2010

Okay, I made that up. As far as I know, there is no such thing as Be Nice to Your Spouse Week. You should probably be nice to your spouse every day! But I bring it up because I am in the middle of reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. She selected a different […]

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Review: bodybugg calorie management system

March 11, 2010

UPDATE May 5, 2010 REGARDING CUSTOMER SERVICE, see end of post UPDATE May 9, 2011 REGARDING BODYBUGGSP, see end of post I first heard about the bodybugg in September 2009, when my husband told me his boss was using one and loved it. Stephen knew it would appeal to my obsessive compulsive side. The idea […]

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Be Kind to Yourself and Other Advice I Don’t Always Take

March 10, 2010

A friend of mine is having one of those weeks. You know exactly what I am talking about. The kind where not only does everything go wrong, but also the things that wouldn’t normally get you down start to seem like the end of the world. It’s a busy week at work AND she has […]

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Bhutan Pictures Posted

January 25, 2010

Stephen just posted his pictures from our recent trip to Bhutan. They are absolutely beautiful, please take a look if you have a chance. You can also read my Bhutan travelogue on my travel blog.

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Meal Planning Ideas & Recipe Organization

January 16, 2010

Meal Planning In my quest to eat more healthily, I think I will do a lot better if I plan ahead. But in the times when I have planned out my meals by week, it turned out to be a LOT of work on the weekend. However, it was great during the week when I […]

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My Dog is an Art Thief

December 14, 2009

We used to have pet rats, and they are known for stealing things. They would take whatever they could get their tiny little hands on and hide it away behind the books on our bookshelf (after nibbling hundreds of little bites in the edges of the pages). But I have never had a dog that […]

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Holiday Shopping on Etsy

December 2, 2009

Since I am pretty good with keeping secrets, I can’t share all the presents that I have bought on Etsy with you. I don’t want to give away any surprises. But I can share some of my favorite Etsy finds. It is my favorite place to find unique gifts. I love it because the money […]

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Attack of the Killer… Cat?

December 2, 2009

I was walking Chiqui last night and checked my email on my phone. I had a wishlist notification from Bookmooch so I stopped for a moment to mooch the book. Just as I clicked the mooch button, a black cat shot out of the darkness and attacked Chiqui. I fumbled with my phone while I […]

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