Are You A Happy Camper?

In an effort to be spontaneous (and a profound need to get out of town), Sean and I made reservations at the last available lot at Lily Pond State Park near Moosehead Lake. It’s a two and a half hour drive from our house and we’ll both leave work a little...

Putting Things Into Perspective

I did some shopping in a large retail store tonight (rhymes with mall fart) preparing for the weekend (see tomorrow’s post) when I had the following exchange with my cashier. Her (remarking on the pack of Special Dark bars): Wow, I love those. Me: Yeah,...

Rewards Gold… It Actually Works!

Money Saving Mom as part of one of her lists awhile back sent a link to recieve free issues of Elle Decor magazine. Since I am a sucker for getting stuff in the mail (and decorating), I went for it. It was a survey about my hair removal habits. After a string of...

Too Cute Tuesday: Jewelry Board

About a year ago, I got a call from my friend Michaela who wanted me to help her with some packing. Now Micheala is one of those people who doesn't have a ton of clothes but what she has is quality. She was going through her jewelry when I got there. And wow, did...

Blog Carnivals: Why Do Them?

If you are a regular blog reader, you take for granted the phrases “link roundup” and “blog carnival”. I assume everyone knows what I mean when actually, why would you unless you were blogging yourself? Since I explained these to Sean, I...