Good week, good times, New York Times

Last week was a pretty good week.  My week started off with an email from a New York Times reporter wanted to interview regarding a post I wrote about Amazon's frustration free packaging.  Once I picked myself up off the floor, I emailed him back and told him it was okay to call.  I had a great conversation with their technology reporter, and I went on my … [Read more...]

Why I Love Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Why do I love Dragon Naturally Speaking? Let me count the ways . . . . Ok, so the video doesn't tell you all ways I love Dragon Naturally Speaking. However, it does show you how easy it is to use the software. Literally, all you have to do is plug in a noise canceling headset to your computer and download the … [Read more...]

Loving my Sun Times

I blogged recently on Lisa Reviews about how much I can't stand the Chicago Tribune.  Yes, my favorite paper since I moved down here has made me cancel my subscription.  I know, hard to believe.  I have been through many, many, many changes to the look of the paper.  However, this last one I cannot stand.  It drives me nuts to the point that I swear its … [Read more...]

Blogging Made Easier!

Every so often I come across a product, I know I must have. Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 Preferred is one of those products (though I am not picky, I'd even take the Dragon Naturally Speaking 10 Standard). I know, you are asking yourself what Dragon Naturally Speaking is and why you need it. Well, the first question you need to ask yourself is how fast do … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]