Pepper and the Neverland Pirates

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.  Didn’t … [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 stories … [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 is … [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 Tunes, … [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 accountable for … [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]

Sick Of Leather: Know It For A Better Purchase

If you are after luxury furniture, leather should be high in your list. After all, the material alone bespeaks of luxury, elegance, and style. This is on top of the comfort that goes with leather sofas, loveseats, and sectionals. And there is still … [Continue reading]

Angry Moms

I can see it all too clearly… Moms heads superimposed on those birds’ rounded faces with knit brows and yellow beaks, catapulted into the air from a slingshot in an attempt to topple three other angry moms on top of poles.  Honestly, I still don’t … [Continue reading]

Oldies Music is The New Botox

Peter Pan would be green with envy if anyone told him that there exists a fountain of youth.  Since time immemorial, man has been on the endless- and seemingly futile- search for that proverbial wellspring of youth and lasting happiness.  If that … [Continue reading]