Category Archives: Retail Tips

The Dogist

Image: 6sqft.com A New York photographer is capturing canines at their cutest-and shining a light on pups in need. His name is Elias Weiss Freidman who just happens to be my radiation oncologist’s son. (Cue the happy dance). When Friedman … Continue reading

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Image: wsj.com   The Patient’s Playbook by Leslie D. Michelson is a must read if you are a patient of any kind.  Did you know each year an estimated 400,000 people die from medical error? Sad, but true. This medical-care … Continue reading

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Image: Amazon.com   Light Verse. Tough Topic. Give a clever and acerbic 40ish poet a breast cancer diagnosis and what do you get?  “It’s Probably Nothing…Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love My Implants,” a harrowing yet engaging … Continue reading

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Challah Time

  Image: Popsugar.com I’m always kvetching about the lack of cute Hanukkah treats. Boy, oh boy, do I have a delicacy for you! I was thrilled to find a braided menorah at elizabar.com. You can buy one for $45 and … Continue reading

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  Image:  maggielouiseconfections.com I can’t think of a better way to get my dark chocolate fix than these Venezuelan squares, hand-poured and painted to convey the sentiments of the season.  They are a delicious one-bite treat. It’s the picture-perfect holiday … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday

Cybermondayonlinespecials.com In case Holiday Shopping is happening from your computer today (as is the case with me), here are some Cyber Monday Deals offer some pretty ginormous Shining Moments: Anthropologie: 20% off everything you wish, today only! Banana Republic: Ready, set, … Continue reading

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Image:Amazon.com The Family Dinner: Great ways to connect with your kids, one meal at a time is a must read book for all families. If you haven’t already purchased it: Get it. Read it. Gift it.  It’s fantastic! As we … Continue reading

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Image: Amazon.co.uk My friend’s daughter (5 years old) has a nightly ritual: every evening after dinner, she grabs a book and goes into the bathroom to do her business. I can’t begin to tell you how jealous I am of … Continue reading

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Soft Kiss

Image: Allure.com Wanna go on a guilt-free shopping spree for Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Accessorize your vanity with this pretty gold fretwork case, and fall in love with the sheer yet vivid pink lipstick that’s inside.  Twenty percent of proceeds … Continue reading

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Amazing Lace

Image: pinterest.com With soft straps for a snug, comfortable fit, this lacy bralette injects a burst of color into your lingerie collection. All proceeds will go to Bright Pink, a nonprofit organization focused on preventing breast cancer. You can find … Continue reading

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