Monthly Archives: January 2012

I Lost My Pioneer Spirit in the Dirty Laundry

As much as I love my technology I have always been fascinated by its absence.  As a child I devoured tales of pioneer life and ‘making do’ during the Great Depression.  I love the idea of independence from electricity and freedom … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Gluten Deal

Lately the new buzzword seems to be “gluten free”.  At work I’ve been told by some customers that they could only eat gluten free ham (isn’t all meat gluten free?) and a gluten free cracker I know of (Crunchmaster’s) flies off the shelves like … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Love Ninjas

I just found these cards from Tiny Prints and fell in love.  I want to get a bunch and leave them around anonymously as random reminders of Valentine’s Day. I haven’t sent cards in forever, but stumbling across Tiny Prints recently … Continue reading

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I Just Need Perfume

Today was a loooong 9 hour day at work and coming home I was faced with the age old question asked of moms all over the world, working or not; “What’s for dinner?” In my case, the answer was “leftovers…!” but … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Spirit Week!

All this week we’ve been celebrating SwagBuck’s SpiritWeek and today is Fun @Work Day!  I don’t think it’s an officially sanctioned holiday, but do we really need to have permission to have fun? As a mom, everyday is a work day … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day!

Following yesterday’s Spirit Week celebration of ʎɐp ǝʇısoddO is, appropriately enough, Australia Day! My husband is Aussi and when we were there everything was opposite for us.  When it’s day there, it’s night here.  We drive on opposite sides of the road from each … Continue reading

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ʎɐp ǝʇısoddO

¡ʇuoʍ I ʍouʞ noʎ – ʎɐp ǝʇısoddO ɥʇıʍ unɟ ǝʌɐH ¿ʎɐp ǝʇısoddO s’ʇı uoıʇuǝɯ I pıp…ɥO ˙ʎɐp llɐ uʍoɹɟ ɐ ƃuıɹɐǝʍ ɹǝʇndɯoɔ ɹıǝɥʇ ʇɐ ʇıs oʇ ǝuoʎɹǝʌǝ ƃuıʇɔǝdxǝ ɯɐ I  ˙ǝlqıɹɹoɥ ǝq oʇ ƃuıoƃ sı ʎɐpo┴ ˙ʞǝǝM ʇıɹıdS ɟo ʎɐp pɹıɥʇ ǝɥʇ … Continue reading

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You Are Awesome!

I just want to tell you today what an amazing person you are.  Yes, you have problems and don’t do everything perfect.  Newsflash: None of us are perfect and we all have problems.  Some of us just hide it better. We … Continue reading

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Happy Dragon New Year!

Today is Chinese New Year – a good day to sweep bad luck out of your house with the dust and open your windows to bring the good luck in. Buckle your seat belts because according to Chinese astrologers the … Continue reading

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Swagbucks Spirit Week Starts…. NOW!

Get your pom-poms ready people because starting tomorrow Swagbucks is holding Spirit Week and you’re invited to join in the fun! Every day this week they will be celebrating a different holiday with much fun, activities, and surprises.  They’ll be announcing every holiday … Continue reading

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