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New Year,Night Out Checklist

Don’t let the ball drop on your plans! Here are a few things to remember when planning for a New Year’s Eve celebration (and no it’s not too early). Baby Sitter Let’s face it. Somebody has to stay home with the kids. If you’ve hired a reliable baby sitter to watch your little bambinos make…

Dude, Don’t Be a Dud

Contrary to popular belief, your closet doesn’t have to be overflowing with names and numbers to contain quality. While it may be discouraging to shop AND think about all the money you’d have to spend to keep up with the joneses, there are a few items you shouldn’t get dressed with out. Fellas, this list…

Making an Apartment a Home

So you’ve chosen a community, put down your deposit, packed all your belongings and you are on your way to a new place, your new apartment.   For some this is not a new decision, for others, it might be your first time living in an apartment. Late in 2009, I moved into an apartment…

After Your Hysterectomy – Part III

Exercise Walking a little everyday is good. For some of us walking to the bathroom 10 times a day was enough exercise. Some had to go one step further and walk ten times a day to the neighborhood gas station to use their restroom. It is a good idea however to take someone with you…

After Your Hysterectomy – Part II

Eating You’re starving now that you are home. The hospital food was awful and they probably gave you a tapeworm. You can’t wait to dive into a pepper sausage and broccoli sandwich with peanut butter, mayo and taco chips. Wait! Anything that you eat that can produce gas can be terribly painful and extremely stanky.…

Enjoy Every Season

As we bid goodbye to summer, some of us, including myself, feel a little tug of sentimentality.   It’s getting dark way too early, the windows are only open for a few hours a week, and while I didn’t send any little ones back to school, I myself headed back to the classroom.   Gone…

Anticipating Fall

With the beginning of September comes that feeling that fall is just around the corner.   Labor Day marks the official end to the summer holidays, the kids go back to school, the days become shorter, the gardens start to look a little ragged and thankfully (at least after this summer) the weather begins to…

Neighbors

Ever wonder what happened to your neighbors?   What is going on in their lives?   I hadn’t given it much thought until recently when I had a reunion with several people I grew up with.   We found each other on Facebook, and finding one friend lead to another and before you knew it,…

How Are You Handling the Heat?

I love the four seasons we have here in Southeast Michigan.   What I don’t love is the extremes that sometimes come with those seasons.   Lately we have been experiencing some very hot days.   While we are not setting any records, compared to last summer, these high 80’s and over 90 degree days…

What Would You Do?

John Quinones ABC reporter from Primetime, ABC News, and 20/20 hosts a series of reports called “What Would You Do?”.   The special reports test human nature via hidden cameras.   Each episode features scenarios in which a good samaritan would be expected to intervene.   The episodes deal with bullying, racism, abuse and more.…