Category Archives: Other Gems

Image: fgamedia.org Can You Read the Directions on Your Hair and Beauty Products? When I was in college, I had a sorority sister who woke up one morning in a fog, and mistakenly put vaginal cream instead of Crest on … Continue reading

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Image: ty.org Having breast cancer really hit my wallet hard. Little did I know there are organizations that can help lighten the load by covering co-pays, housing (if you need to go to another city for treatment), and even such … Continue reading

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Image:  Colorgraphic.org I’ve always been a sucker for April Fool’s Day. I love this quote and I hope you do, too! Fool me once, Shame on you, Fool me twice, Shame on me! ~ Chinese Proverb Can you believe this … Continue reading

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Image:  cleanerplateclub.wordpress.com I think it’s the best food finding since chocolate was declared healthy:  Three cups of popcorn have more good-for-you polyphenols than a serving of fruit.  In fruit, because it’s about 90% water, these nutrients are diluted.  But in … Continue reading

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Image:  Workhoppers.com In July 2012, the United Nations General Assembly decreed that March 20th would be International Day of Happiness!  Do you think that I could make that up?  Well, I’d like to think I could, but they happily beat … Continue reading

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Image: moviepostershop.com Did you know somewhere in the world, a woman dies of Breast Cancer, EVERY minute! Wow. When Namrata Singh Gujral lost two aunts to breast cancer, the young Indo-American actress realized that she might be at high risk.  … Continue reading

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Image:  Underthebutton.com Much has been written over the years on how to graciously accept a compliment. As a society we teach our children to simply say “Thank you,” instead of automatically becoming self-deprecating (“This old thing? I’ve had it for … Continue reading

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Image: cafefonte.com Woo hoo! Today is Valentine’s Day, YAH! Can you tell I’m a complete sucker for anything related to LOVE? I just am! Love is a big shining moment in my life. Speaking of which, here are my all … Continue reading

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Confidence

Image:  magnetic-self.com I am very confident in many things that don’t require technological skills. I admit that I am functionally illiterate when it comes to technology. In fact, I have to call my neighbor when I want to watch a … Continue reading

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Image:  Peacethroughpice.org Cherry, apple, banana cream-It’s National Pie Day. Created by the American Pie Council, National Pie Day is dedicated to the celebration of pie. What a yummy shining moment. As part of our American heritage, this day is a … Continue reading

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