Hair Today, Gray Tomorrow

I grew up the child of a hairdresser. What this meant was always having good product in the house, free haircuts, colors and special occasion hairdo’s at no cost. The amount of money I’ve saved over the course of my 51 years is HUGE. My mother helped me save for retirement without even knowing it!…

WTH!

I’m not typically an alarmist, or a drama-queen. It’s just not who I am. BUT, with that said, I do get angry, especially when lied to. Now I know that we (consumers) are lied to all the time by the government, by big business, big pharma, etc. but usually there isn’t anything personally that we…

Staycation with Children

Last week I stayed home. Took 40 hours of vacation and spent the hottest week of the year so far with my two sons. My sons are 6 years apart in age and their compatibility waxes and wanes as they hit various stages in their lives. Right now they are in their “wane” stage and…

The Curse of the Black Thumb

There are people in this world that can take a dead plant and bring it back to life and not only will it live but it will flourish. Sadly I am not one of those people. I LOVE plants. My favorite variety are the showy and beautiful Rex Begonias. I would have them all over…

I. Am. Done.

Finally, graduation week is over. And you know what? I’m freaking exhausted! Holy cow I feel ancient! And I’m not. I think I drove more in the past week than I have in the previous two months combined and I know I spent more money on meals, bottled water, party food, gift cards, gas and…