When “Something Old” is New: Why Choose Vintage Jewelry

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Here’s the thing: just because I’m no longer married- and I’m not getting married anytime soon- doesn’t mean I don’t have the liberty to wear “something old” or “something blue”, right?  I have seemed to develop a certain fondness … [Continue reading]

Tips on Choosing Raincoats for Kids

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If Suri Cruise lived in the early 80’s, she’d probably be pulling her hair out in all directions.  The limited fashion options for kids back then would have left little Miss Cruise severely frustrated.  Back in the day, kids’ raincoats styles … [Continue reading]

Buying Flowers as Anniversary Gifts

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Did you know that flowers are a great way to tell some you love them? Well, they are, which is why you should buy flowers as gifts! You'll find a wide range of flowers for different anniversaries. For example, carnations are for your first … [Continue reading]

Pepper and the Neverland Pirates

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Pepper sounds like the perfect name for a pirate, doesn’t it?  I have to admit that my daughter’s obsession with the TV show Jake and the Neverland Pirates has rubbed off on me.  Even at work, I find myself humming the theme song to myself.  … [Continue reading]

The Case of the Missing Sense of Humor

When I was 10, I was a huge Nancy Drew fan.  If anything, those books were probably the only ones I really read.  I remember being curled up by the window, reading for long stretches, unmindful of the hunger pangs creeping in.  These mystery … [Continue reading]

Wishing For Baby #2…

Babies are a wonderful thing.  Although that sounds like a song straight out of a Michael Bolton album, this post isn’t at all about music.  I just got to thinking about how amazing it would be for me to have another baby.  My biological clock … [Continue reading]

High-Kicking Kids: The Benefits of Martial Arts

Here in my neck of the woods, it’s that time of year again when all you could possibly crave for is a tall glass of icy lemonade and a dip in the pool.  Yes, it’s summertime… when all little kids can be naughty again (I’m quoting from Looney … [Continue reading]

Fly Now, Pay Later

The great Milli Vanilli once said (or rather, lip-synched), “You got to blame it on something…”  Since it wasn’t raining this morning, I couldn’t blame my somewhat somber mood on the rain.  I will just make my apparent lack of sleep … [Continue reading]

Trends in Rings for Women

Thinking about buying yourself a new ring? Before you begin shopping, make sure you know about the latest trends in women's rings; you want to get yourself something stylish and not something dated, right? Or maybe you want to look fashionable but … [Continue reading]

Life-Coping Strategy: Being Happy

Have you ever noticed that the more you look so hard for something, the more it eludes you?  Yes, I’m talking about those pair of eyeglasses you’ve been searching high and low for, nearly turning the house upside down, only to find them hanging … [Continue reading]