Thankfulness and the Heart of Haiti


This week has been a whirl of shopping, cleaning, and cooking. Family is coming so my world is very small this week, limited to my house. Even so, as I set the table with turkey, some green vegetables no one but I will eat, and four kinds of dessert, I will think of Haiti. Everywhere and Macy's sent me a pair of hand-hammered candlesticks from the Heart of Haiti collection. These will be in … [Read more...]

The Hot Toy for the Holidays: The Wubble Bubble Ball

Back in the summer of 1996, my husband and I went to a toy store to buy a present for my nephew. We couldn’t stop playing with this one toy, so we bought it for our gift for the birthday party. Luckily it was five months or so before you couldn’t get a Tickle Me Elmo for love or money. It was before Elmo was the hot toy, but we figured it was a great thing to buy because it was so fun for us … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Managing Long Hair


I’ve been growing my hair out the last few years and really enjoy having it long. I remember it being about this length after I had my second child. My husband’s grandmother asked me if I was going to shorten my hair to a more “proper length for a young matron.” I was twenty three. About twenty years later and I am once again rocking the long locks. I get a lot of compliments on my hair and I … [Read more...]

I Got My Flu Shot at @MinuteClinic


I’m a big proponent for flu shots. I got last year’s shot at Minute Clinic and had a good experience. I’m working with them again this year to bring you information on wellness during flu season. Two years ago I skipped the shot. I suppose I was busy and it never made it off my to-do list. My husband and daughter got sick, went to the doctor, swabbed positive for influenza, and started Tamiflu. … [Read more...]

Living Proof Shampoo Review


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Living Proof. I received product samples to facilitate my review and to thank me for my participation. So, I’m at the end of my testing period with the Living Proof hair products. For the last several weeks I’ve only been using the Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Shampoo and Conditioner. As much as possible, I’ve … [Read more...]