Here’s Why You Need to Buy Local, Buy Handmade


Support Local Farmers! That’s the same sign I saw at least half a dozen times in every town I went through during a drive out to the country the other day. Signs for Farmer’s Markets and Village Malls and all these rustic, hand-painted calls to action. I stop as often as I can at these […]

Dear Santa, I’d Love Some Tassimo T-Discs for Christmas This Year…

Okay so it doesn't really look like this... but how cute!

Okay, so here’s the rub. The boyfriend and I are enormous coffee drinkers in this house. I mean, all day, into the night. We’ve been through two coffee makers and an espresso/cap maker in the last 10 months together. When I told him that I was getting a Tassimo T20 Brewbot for us to try […]

Thankfulness 2010


I’m having a really emotional morning, and lucky for me (and you) it’s mostly happy emotions. I’m thinking about Thanksgiving, I’m thinking about all I have in my life to be grateful for, and I’m also thinking about people who maybe don’t have so much in life to be thankful about right now. I try […]

Black Friday or Cyber Monday – How Do You Shop?


I have a dear friend of mine who up until this year has been addicted to Black Friday shopping. I’m talking pouring over circulars, planning out her day to get to the right store at the right time, accounting for traffic, you name it. I’m not saying it can’t be fun, if you’ve got a […]