Archive | December, 2006

31 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Ring in the New Year…. Online???

  Would you ever consider spending New Year’s Eve at home, not infront of the TV, but in front of the computer? YouTube is hoping some of us will. Traditionally NYE seems to be something celebrated either out and about or at home watching Dick Clark or Carson Daly on TV. What do you think [...]

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31 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

The Girl Scout Cookies are Coming

The Girl Scout Cookies are Coming

I just read in the Buisness Courier that Girl Scout Cookies will be on the streets in January this year! I can’t wait. There is nothing like stalking my local Kroger for boxes of Carmel DeLites and Thin Mints! From the Courier…. The Girl Scouts – Great Rivers Council will begin its annual cookie sale [...]

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28 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Sandy Claus??

Sandy Claus??

This is pretty cool. Reminds me of that scene from Gulliver’s Travels…..   From the Associated Press: Students join sand sculpture artists to create a 30-meter-long (100-foot-long) Santa Claus sculpture on the Puri golden beach, in the Indian state of Orissa on the eve of Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006. Though Hindus and Muslims comprise [...]

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28 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Helping Children Understand The Value of a Dollar

Helping Children Understand The Value of a Dollar

I always find it interesting when the subject of money comes up in conversation with my 4 year old. The other day we were out shopping for Christmas presents. While in the store my son started “shopping” for himself. Even though he knew that gifts from Santa would be arriving shortly, he wanted more.  I [...]

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22 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Excuse me, Do you have this in a size 8 1/2?

Shop til You Drop On Tuesday ThinkProgress.org reported on a press conference held by President Bush. Apparently Bush was discussing his ideas for battling our budget woes.  What did he suggest? Go Shopping More.  I would think my husband would disagree. Today, President Bush held a news conference where he discussed the “way forward” for the economy [...]

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22 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

I am thinking of a number between 1 and 100….

I am thinking of a number between 1 and 100….

From BellaOnline.com: http://www.bellaonline.com/code/psychic/indexn.asp Are you psychic? Do you have psychic powers? Here’s the classic color test to find out. You will be tested on the cards 10 times to see how well you do at predicting which will come up. Be sure to do all 10 rounds to get a true estimation of your psychic [...]

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19 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Reindeer Arm Wrestling?

Reindeer Arm Wrestling?

What will they think of next. http://www.reindeerarmwrestling.com P.S. It is harder than you would imagine. You would think, since they only have hooves, that it would be easy.

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18 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

I am Sad too Damn It

So I was reading a blog this morning (http://www.gdaugherty.blogspot.com/) and the latest entry really got me thinking…..   I am sad. This weekend I found out that my best friend is moving away. I don’t even know the words to use to express how devastated I am. The worst part is that she is not [...]

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18 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Top 15 Strangest Coincidences

WOW… 2Spare.com has a list of the Top 15 Strangest Coincidences. I find this kind of thing fascinating: http://2spare.com/item_51964.aspx     The British actor Anthony Hopkins [who shot to fame as Hannibal Lecter] was delighted to hear that he had landed a leading role in a film based on the book The Girl From Petrovka [...]

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18 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Arizona, a hot state for pimps?

Who would have guessed that Arizona was a Pimp Mecca? From USA Today’s On Deadline Blog “Teen prostitutes are traded like cattle and beaten like dogs, don’t keep their money and can be lured into the profession with sweet talk and designer handbags. That warning comes from an unusual source: convicted pimp Antoin Thurman.” Thurman [...]

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18 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Top 10 Most Unforgettable TV Moments of 2006.

Top 10 Most Unforgettable TV Moments of 2006.

Tivo has announced the 10 Ten TV Moments from this year: ALVISO, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As the year draws to a close, American TV viewers reveal their top picks for the most memorable TV moments of 2006 in a poll conducted by TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq: TIVO – News), the company that created the [...]

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14 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Color me in, then feast on my carcass

Color me in, then feast on my carcass

From AdWeek’s ADFREAK Blog: Winners of this Charlotte’s Web coloring contest, held by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, will enjoy a fitting prize: dinner for four at Famous Dave’s Legendary Barbeque! (Click to see a more meaty version of the ad.) Try not to name the baby-back ribs before scarfing them down. Thanks to Ben for sending [...]

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14 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Could Your Survive on a $1 a Day for a Month?

A blogger named Evan tried, and succeeded. Check out his blog at http://www.hungryforamonth.blogspot.com/ For the month of November, I’m only spending $30 on food. The only exception will be things that are freely available to the average person (salt taken from restaurants, sauce packets from Taco Bell, free coffee from an office). Buying in advance [...]

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11 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Reindeer Dogs?? Disgusting

From USA Today’s On Deadline Blog: Offbeat: Try a reindeer hot dog In a food world where hot dogs are sometimes derided as mixed meat castoffs, a hot dog in the news today comes straight from the Island of Misfit Toys. It’s a reindeer hot dog, on the menu at a hot dog stand in [...]

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11 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Be Careful Out There

Be Careful Out There

So today I went out the parking garage I park in during the week and there was a creepy man peeking around looking in car windows. I just wanted to remind everyone to be careful and remember not to leave anything “interesting” out in plain view. This guy had an friend who was driving around [...]

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