The Yellow Dog Project

February 20, 2013 Unplugged

If you are a dog owner you should know about The Yellow Dog Project.

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The Eyes Have It

February 16, 2013 Looking Good

I’ve been wearing glasses for over thirty-five years now.  I don’t know what my first pair cost, but I do know every time I walk into a eyewear shop these days I almost faint the prices are so high.  The store here in Boulder that routinely wins the “Best of …” award in the optical […]

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Ten Free Printables and Other Quickie Ideas For Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2013 Gifts

Here it comes again Valentine procrastinators. You’ve got four days. Hope these links to some fun free Valentine’s printables (along with a couple other goodies) help. Hand drawn chalkboard Valentine’s from fun.kyt.time Printable tags and cards from Rubber Punkin Retro Valentine from Graphics Fairy A simple idea from Casa Sugar. Write a message with a […]

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Shopping Saturday: Jazz Up Your Tabletop

February 9, 2013 Gifts

 Looking for a pop of color to cheer you up in the midst of mid-winter? Check out these gorgeous dinner serving pieces from French Bull. // //

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Must Know Facts About Taking a Break At Work

February 7, 2013 Looking Good

Last July I wrote about How to Get the Most from Your Nap. Included in the article was an excellent infographic about napping that I have been putting to good use. In November, Allison Morris, one of the creators of the nap infograph contacted me to share a new infographic she helped develop about the […]

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Just The Right Words for Hair

February 3, 2013 Looking Good

You’d think with the vast quantity of words in the English language that we’d have one for the day you wake up and your hair won’t do anything. It’s grown that infinitesimal amount that weighs everything down and sends you to the calendar to check the date of your next hair cut. Joan, Shannon (our […]

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Monthly Cleaning Checklist

February 1, 2013 Homemaking

Do any of you get all tingly when you think about cleaning things?  Well, I don’t. I simply can’t get excited about it.  I’m going to leave that to the FlyLady.  (She seriously loves cleaning.) Even if I don’t like doing it, cleaning is part of my job description.  It keeps things in good working […]

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Bravelets – Great Causes, Great Design

January 20, 2013 Gifts

For the first time IN MY LIFE, I clicked on a Facebook ad today. I’m so glad I did. Because I discovered Bravelets. Purchase a handsome bracelet for $35 bucks to support a cause and they’ll send $10 to a charity that supports the cause.  They have over sixty different causes they support. I think they’re beautiful […]

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Found It! A Just The Right Jewelry Organizer

January 17, 2013 Looking Good

After a half-century of living I’ve finally figured out part of my learning style. (Yes, I am a slow learner!) It involves naming what I don’t want which helps me clarify what I do want. Such was my process when I realized how out of control my jewelry/scarf storage solution was. In fact, a more […]

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Shopping Saturday: A See-Through Toaster

January 12, 2013 Food

Why didn’t somebody think of this sooner? I’m not in the market for a toaster but if I were I’d pick this Magimix Vision Toaster. Pricey for a toaster but it would make a neat wedding gift. Comes in stainless, red and black.

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