Treat Yourself During Spa Week

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Like most of you, I feel guilty when I take out a little time for myself. I definitely don't like spending large amounts of money on myself. That being said, if you follow me on Facebook, you will know that I've had some medical testing and stuff come up. I'm tired all the time and really, I just need a break. (Don't worry too much - once I go for my … [Read more...]

Peggy Noodle Hula Hoop Queen

Peggy Noodle is the twelve-year-old new kid on the block. She's interesting and fun and teaches the kids in her neighborhood that not only is there more to her than meets the eye, but that everybody can find a way to be great. This story takes place in 1957, so there was some stuff in here my kids got a bit of a history lesson with it. Both my 5 year old … [Read more...]

Mastercard Priceless Experience: American Girl

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There are many times in my life I am happy to be a blogger -- this is one of them. Madison and I had never been to the American Girl store before. Madison has the Molly doll, but Grandma had gotten that for her last Christmas. I never understood the hype about the store -- until we got there. When we walked in, my mouth hit the floor. I couldn't … [Read more...]

AIG Now Caught on the Taxpayers Dime . . . Again

Next time the federal government bails out the big business morons, they really need to attach some strings and some consequences.  It is absolutely ridiculous what the ABC15 reporters found. At first glance, the 2008 Asset Management Conference held this week at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix looked like a normal conference. However, the … [Read more...]