Archives for September 2011

Smilebox Review

The slogan for company Smilebox is “Create a Little Happiness”. A few years ago, when I got a Smilebox email from my Dad with pictures of him in Afghanistan, it was the way I could see him (before Skype became mainstream) in an element that an ordinary email attachment couldn’t do. Music, pictures that told a […]

Blow-Dry Bar Scene

As someone with curly hair, I love when my hair is smooth and sleek. It seems more style savvy. Apparently, I am not the only one who thinks this way, and not just because I have curly hair. Women with all hair types are heading out to new “Blow-Dry Bars”. Blow-dry bars are establishments that […]

Fun to Eat Fruit

Whether is is just getting your kids to eat apples or you need that perfect gift for a teacher, check out Fun to Eat Fruit from a family owned company in New Hampshire. Fun to Eat Fruit™ are apples, pears, nectarines and plums that are eco-friendly (prewashed with no stickers) and grown and produced in the […]

Loveable Labels

Whether you have a little one in day care, have people stealing your lunch at work, have kids involved in a gazillion (I think that is a real word) afterschool activities or just use the playroom at the gym, you want to label your stuff. In some places it is required (daycare) and some places […]

Tips for Getting a Facial

If you are like me, you probably haven’t had a facial in a long time. I finally got one at a great place in Chestnut Hill, MA called MZ Skin Care. After my experience with the awesome Ultrasonic Facial there, I realized that there are some key factors to consider when deciding where to go and […]

Beaba Formula and Snack Container

Whether you have a baby, toddler, or 4th grader, this Beaba Formula and Snack Container from Beaba is great product that eliminates the diaper bag search, the endless dishwashing and the forgotten snack. Great for formula, baby food, crackers, or mini-lunches like cottage cheese, cut fruit or bite-sized veggies. Not just for kids either. Great for adult […]

Love Drop

Give Some Love The old saying, “Bad things happen to good people” happened on the afternoon of July 5, 2011 on a quite street in one of America’s oldest hometowns. Melanie of The Coupon Goddess and Melanie in the Middle was hit full force by car as she walked down the street in her neighborhood. After being thrown 15 feet in […]

Life is Good Festival 2011

Great weekend of music and fun for everyone. The Life is good Festival takes place on September 24th and 25th at the Prowse Farm in Canton, MA with over 20 music bands and unlimited fun for adults and kids. There is art, activities, and games, and it raises money to help children overcome life-threatening challenges. […]

Mom Fashion for Fall

I went on a little shopping spree where I got some great finds from the Nordstrom Rack.  The 5 pieces I got (two jackets, two pairs of shoes and a necklace) showcase two great outfits that can add more polish and pizzazz to our typical Mom wardrobe of sweats and jeans. So check out the […]

Charlene DeLoach’s Whoopee Pie Recipe

Frankly, who can resist a good Whoopee Pie recipe (or eating a good Whoopee Pie for that matter). Especially during a football game! This recipe makes about 40 small Whoopee pies using Tablespoon scoops. It takes about 45 minutes to make, bake and cool. So within an hour, you can nosh. But note, with the […]

What is Klout?

Klout measures your online influence based on your ability to drive action online. Every time you tweet, post, or otherwise create online content, you influence on some level. Klout measures that level and gives you a Klout Score from 0-100 with 100 being the highest. Then it defines you further. Are you a conversationalist? Are […]

How to Give a +K on Klout

What is a +K? If you have seen tweets like this, you may wonder what it means or how to do it. If you are not familiar with Klout, then see my post here, but a relatively new way to show your Klout is to show that you have online influence on a certain topic […]