September has always been my favorite month. It has the feeling of change, with the temperature starting to cool down, the crisp blue skies and the subtle change of the leaves. The month begins with the end of the summer to a more routine existence. It signifies a new beginning of sorts and I … [Read more...] about Change is in the Air
Have you ever been so tired that you have trouble doing the simplest of tasks? Or uttered the words I’m so tired that I can’t think straight? Well, you are correct! Studies have proven a link between the amount of sleep and the decision-making process. Sleep researcher at Washington State … [Read more...] about Sleep and Your Decision Making Ability
There is a show on television called “Extreme Couponing” with the concept that if you clip coupons you can save an extreme amount of money. When I say extreme, I mean almost free. Most of the “couponers” have shelves full of food and groceries in the garage or pantry with savings amounting to … [Read more...] about Spending Too Much? You’re Not Alone
Today is Independence Day - the celebration of our country’s birthday! Our Declaration of Independence was a historical moment and one that is cherished and celebrated with picnics, barbeques, fireworks, hot dogs and apple pie! It is a great day to wear red, white and blue and to proudly wave the … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!
My favorite cartoon character when I was young was Snoopy. So much so that my bedroom was filled with Snoopy. Snoopy dolls, Snoopy quotes and even Snoopy curtains. I even learned how to draw Snoopy on top of his dog house and spent many hours in art class perfecting this skill. And my favorite … [Read more...] about Come On Get Happy!
The news can be difficult to watch but occasionally you come across a story that reinforces the good qualities in people that make you smile. Just recently a bunch of college students picked up a couch at the local Salvation Army store. They noticed that the couch was a bit bumpy in one area and … [Read more...] about The Lucky Couch