6 Web Sites That Help Us Shop Smarter Online

When it comes to shopping, I prefer to go online. Sorry brick and mortar stores, I find my time more useful when I can comparison shop, find great coupons and promo codes, and not fall into impulse buys. If I do shop at brick and mortar, I’m actually finding myself shopping local. Supporting small businesses…

Big Fat F’s – Family and Focus

A recently heard remark: If your child was born this year, they will most likely see the turn of the century. This was mainly regarding the topic of sustainability, where we must consider the lives of today’s and tomorrow’s newborns despite us not living into the 22nd century. I got a major-league dose of this…

Reminders Of Happiness

I had a lot to write about in my Happiness Project journal from these past few days: singing songs from Frozen with my two year old niece over New York pizza and imaginary tea from her perfect little tea set. laughing hysterically and loud over Italian food and inappropriate conversations with some of my not so prude friends.…

Lessons From A First Time Salesperson

Since quitting my office job in November to someday run my own business, I have networked with many local business owners and asked them for tips on where to start.  The one common answer? Learn how to sell. So sell, I did.  I joined Chloe + Isabel to sell jewelry online and doubly practice my…

A Green Thumb Can Lead to More Green (Food)

Raised bed gardening. Heck. Just the word gardening scares me. I have never gardened in my life, besides remembering 3rd grade science class, watching a seed germinate in a clear cross-section container. Then we met a friend of a friend who convinced us that a beginner can learn and reap the rewards of vegetables and…

Friday 5: The Things I Learned from Donald Sterling

1. Respect People I’m sure Donald Sterling did have respect for some people. But not all. On a personal level, he could not associate himself with those of a different color. Unfortunately, old culture isn’t an excuse. In today’s world, we have to respect each other even more because most people have been given ample…