The Fallout From Hurricane Sandy

Well, we survived another hurricane over here in New York. Thankfully we got away pretty lucky this time. We never lost power and the only real damage is a handful of shingles ripped off the roof and one of the huge trees in our backyard was downed. But let me tell you, those winds are insanely scary. All day yesterday, me, Allie and the kids curled up on the couch watching movies (Avengers and Big …

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Logitech Wireless Keyboard and Mouse #Giveaway (Ends 10/4)

I must’ve been a cat in a former life because no matter what I do, I seem to have a talent for destroying computer mice. Particularly of the wireless variety. I love wireless keyboards and even moreso, love wireless mice. It’s just soooo much easier to move your mouse around without any wires pulling you down. I don’t know what it is, though, but for some reason over time, my wireless mice always just crap …

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We Will Never Forget

  Hard to believe it’s been over 10 years now. That morning is still fresh in my mind as I was crossing the Tappan Zee Bridge as the first plane was on its way to destruction. Take a moment today to stop and think about the lives that were lost and the sacrifices that were made that day and the days, months, years to follow.  It’s easy to get caught up in the left vs. …

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Mother and Daughter Writing a Book to Help Tween and Teen Girls

 Over the past few months, I’ve really gotten to know a ton of wonderful bloggers out there. Friendly, supportive, informative, hilarious, you name it. When I heard that Brandy from Happily Blended had written an inspirational book with her daughter, I was real excited for her. As someone with a publishing background, I take a vested interest in that sort of thing so I asked Brandy if she’d like to blog about the book on …

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