Oh, The Thinks She Can Think!

As I was driving my six-year old daughter to school one morning, I told her how anxious I was about another weekend without her.  I’m a weekend orphan, as she spends weekends with her dad.  With wisdom pulled out from I don’t know where, she … [Continue reading]

How to Care For Your Outdoor Furniture

Spending too much time indoors does cramp your style, and sometimes you just feel the aching urge to stay outdoors and get a little sun on your cheeks.  As the fresh air beckons you to sip a margarita as you read your favorite magazine out on the … [Continue reading]

How To Set the Mood Using Tea Lights

A tea light is pretty much like Genghis Khan- small, yet strong.  Genghis Khan stood at only 5’1”, yet was powerful enough to lead the Mongol empire.  Similarly, a tea light is diminutive, seemingly unassuming, yet when lit, brings a whole new … [Continue reading]

To Mortgage and To Hold: Mom Tries to Insure the Future

Image courtesy of Renjith Krishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Mindfulness is something I’ve been practicing these days…living in the present, soaking in all the lovely scents from my warm bath, listening to Sting in the background, etc.  But as a … [Continue reading]

Tips on Cleaning Your Area Rug

There are two things I badly wish for: having Princess Jasmine’s sexy abs, and going on that magic carpet ride with prince what’s-his-name.  Since it may take more than rubbing a magic lamp to grant me my wishes, the closest I can get to making … [Continue reading]

Most Romantic Drive Routes

There is something very alluring about a road trip. Perhaps it's the feeling of liberation, freedom and anticipation - and it's one of the very first things you want to get out there and do after learning to drive. It's also the chance to spend some … [Continue reading]

Perfume: Understand It Before Buying It

Perfume plays a vital role in the life of any human being. A good perfume not only enhances one’s dignity, but also unleashes one’s self-confidence. What you should remember though, is that not all perfumes are created equal.  They are as … [Continue reading]

How to Celebrate Halloween on a Budget

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Your worst nightmare would probably be the Grim Reaper wreaking havoc on your budget.  Trying to make ends meet is hard enough, but if you have kids who look forward to Halloween with wide-eyed … [Continue reading]

Dressing For Work While Working at Home

Image courtesy of Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Are you self-employed and working from home? Maybe you’re a SAHM or a WAHM? If so, you’re among a growing population; more and more companies are allowing and even encouraging telecommuting as work … [Continue reading]

Tips On Moving With Kids

Image courtesy of digitalart / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Whoever said that “the only constant thing in life is change” sure wasn’t kidding!  Sometimes, I wish he were.  Change is always stressful, but as it turns out, it’s an inevitable part … [Continue reading]