Archive | January, 2007

30 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Someone Pinch Me, Please

I think I might faint.  Today it was announced that The Police are reuniting and will perform at the Grammys!!! Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers — will open the show.  “In an historic GRAMMY® moment, the Police (Sting, Stewart Copeland, and Andy Summers) will reunite and perform together for the first time on the GRAMMYs [...]

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30 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Which is Better

As I have mentioned before, I am registered with SparkPeople.com, a free weightloss and health Web site. One of the great things about SP is that you can sign up for all of these great emails – Fitness Tip of the Day, Nutrition News, etc. Perhaps my favorite is the SparkPeople Food Showdown. In the [...]

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29 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Advertising Works…and I Hate It

Conversation With My 4 1/2 Year Old Me: “SM. What would you like to drink with dinner? You can have a glass of milk, apple juice, or pink lemonade.” SM: “Ummmmm. Juice.” Me: “Ok.” As I pull the juice from the fridge I hear the following: SM: “Mom, it’s Juicy Juice?”Me: “Yes. Grandma bought it.”SM: [...]

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28 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Fabulous Fads of our Time

Fabulous Fads of our Time

Just came across a fun posting on the Neatorama blog. They’ve posted about some of the top fads of our time. Definitely worth checking out. I got quite the chuckle out of it. Here are some of my favorites: Neon Hypercolor Shirts – Hypercolor [wiki] blinded America with science in 1991. Using a revolutionary dye [...]

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28 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

We’re Keeping Your Baby….

We’re Keeping Your Baby….

That is what one hospital in Indonesia is saying. Apparently the hospital’s policy is that your bill must be paid in full before you can leave. In this case they took it a step further, letting the mother leave, and keeping the new born baby! Could you imagine if this happened in the U.S.? An [...]

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28 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Caffeinated Donuts??

Caffeinated Donuts??

Just saw that a scientist in North Carolina has developed a way to make donuts caffeinated. Being a dedicated coffee drinker, I am not sure I could give up my hot cup of coffee but the concept is interesting. They only thing I worry about is if children eat the donuts. Then doesn’t this just [...]

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28 January 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Favorite Recipes – Cake Mix Cookies

I am about to share with you the best cookie recipe ever. For someone like myself, that cannot cook, finding this recipe (thanks MOM!!) was the best thing that could have happened to my children and my co-workers. I first made the recipe last year when my company had a bake-off. I was horrified. Did [...]

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26 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

The Book Club is Back

I was happy to read that Oprah’s Book Club is back and its featuring Sidney Poitier’s The Measure of a Man.  In the book the celebrated actor reveals insights into the events and happenings that have driven his life and career, talking about childhood, family, and ethics and how they are important to spiritual development.   [...]

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25 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Mommy and Non-Mommy Friendships

I came across an article on msnbc.com on how having kids can make our child-free pals feel alienated. The article goes on to talk about how we, as mothers, can become so wrapped up in our new lives that we often forget about those that do not have children. “The issue of having children — [...]

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25 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

My Heater is Making Me Fat!

Here is an interesting little bit of research for you. According to the study below, being too warm could be hindering your weightless. AIR CONDITIONING AND HEATINGHow it makes you fat: Yes, you read it right. There is something called the thermo neutral zone (TNZ), which is the temperature at which we don’t need to [...]

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24 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

To Spank or Not to Spank, That is the Question

Lately there has been a lot of talk about whether or not spanking is acceptable in light of legislation that is being pushed in California to ban the form of discipline.  While I am not a big spanker, I do think that it is an o.k. option in certain circumstances. According to a release out of [...]

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23 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

AirTran Removes 3 Year Old Toddler From Plane

My husband was online tonight and came across the article below on USA Today. It talks about a family that was ask to leave the plane when their 3yr old daughter would not take her seat. Apparently the little girl was in the midst of a temper tantrum when this occurred and was keeping the [...]

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22 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

The Bears are Back

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21 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Office Pranks

Office Pranks

At my office we have been known to play a practical joke or two. From tp’ing cubicles to stealing and hiding office chairs, we have a lot of fun at each other’s expense. At InPhonic, they take it a step further. They covered their co-worker’s Jag with Post-its!—> Check out more photos of the car [...]

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21 January 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Favorite Recipes- Lasagna (NEW)

Favorite Recipes- Lasagna (NEW)

So, while I am not the greatest chef (who am I kidding I am a horrible cook) I do appreciate food and must admit to having a slight obsession with kitchen gadgetry as well as the Food Network. In light of that, I have decided to start posting some of my favorite recipes. I hope [...]

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