As the recession spreads, more and more people are affected. Town budgets have been slashed, and just as teachers need to buy some of their own supplies when the town gives them a smaller budget, the same is true for police officers. LA Police Gear has clothing, high-powered flashlights, holsters, and even a [...]
My two older daughters were born in Austin, Texas. Their great-grandfather had a cattle ranch, even. Imagine the joy when my husband started dating me – a vegetarian liberal Yankee! And now we moved away from Texas for a job, and are living in the North.
So, we need to find the right [...]
Global Knowledge worked in conjunction with TechRepublic to learn more about the status of the IT profession as well as learning more about the effects of education and certification on the salary IT professionals.
As the wife of an IT professional, I was fascinated to read about these results. Within the 2008 IT Skills and [...]
When I first heard about paintball, I thought it sounded like a goofy idea that would pass quickly. Clearly, no one should follow my advice when it comes to trends, as paintball is here to stay. I’ve seen paintball games used as teambuilding exercises for a department in a company, I’ve seen paintball [...]
Isn’t the quote “You can never be too rich or have too many friends?” I completely agree about the friends piece, but if you aren’t rich, you can never have too many coupons! There may be quite a few great coupon and deal sites online, but it’s always a good thing to have [...]
You think I’m kidding? Nope, totally serious. Because of an inexpensive desktop label maker my kids can actually tell which toys go in which bin. Admittedly the label maker doesn’t put the toys into the bin for you, but it’s a step. If you are looking for a way to add [...]
I was offered the opportunity to test the new Naked Naturals citrus shampoo and conditioner, and it’s great to see a hair product with fewer chemicals and more ingredients I can pronounce!
I have always bought natural soap, but I have skimped on shampoo and conditioner, and now that I think of it, isn’t the shampoo [...]
When we were looking at buying a home in Austin 6 years ago, things were different. The dot-com bubble hadn’t burst, home prices hadn’t risen, it was a seller’s market, and the foreclosure rate wasn’t so high. The information we learned then isn’t applicable now.
Thankfully, you can find just about anything [...]
They say that every person has a book inside them. Well, for those of us who have actually written a book, the question is finding a way to get that book into the hands of readers. Figuring out agents, editors, and publishers is incredibly time-consuming, and the rejections are emotionally draining.
If you need [...]
I find myself on the hunt for unique gifts regularly. Sometimes the recipient seems to have everything, sometimes it’s a hostess gift when you want something different, and sometimes it’s for a person you don’t know all that well – such as a co-worker’s birthday or holiday present.
Vat19.com truly has something for [...]