Monthly Archives: March 2014

Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

We are fortunate to have daughters who are interested in learning about all kinds of science. In our school district, the kids have a dedicated science class starting in 3rd grade and it was something both our daughters counted down the day ...
Thrift Treasure:  Canasta Caliente

Thrift Treasure: Canasta Caliente

If I analyze the demographics of the people visiting our site, the vast majority are female and fall somewhere in the 20-55 age range. The game we found to play this week had a huge popularity explosion in the 1950’s, well before any ...
Financial Management for Mobile Society

Financial Management for Mobile Society

Every so often I provide some kind of reference to the fact that DH and I retired at a young age. There was a time in our lives that we were daunted by debt. It took some financial discipline to get on the right track but what we learned ha ...
Best Buy Helps You Catch it All!

Best Buy Helps You Catch it All!

It’s funny the things that change and you don’t even realize it. There used to be a time when I would plug my ears and repeat “La-La-La-La-La” whenever anyone started talking about a ball game that I hadn’t wat ...
A 3D Take on a Familiar Game

A 3D Take on a Familiar Game

We’ve recently told you about one of our all-time favorite party games, Sequence, when we found its alter-ego, Sequence Dice at our local Goodwill. Here it is a month later and it is still a favorite with the kids, so when Jax (the ma ...

Demystifying Avocados Plus Some Recipes

When we moved to Los Angeles, I didn’t have a car and regularly walked to the “downtown” shopping area about a mile from our apartment building. Along the way, there was a tree that would deposit produce on the sidewalk. N ...
A Monster of a Coat – Literally!

A Monster of a Coat – Literally!

Part of the fun of being an online reviewer is we get to see a lot of products before they hit the market. Some may never make it due to a number of reasons. Then there are some that make you say, “Wow, I wish I had a part of that pro ...
Having the Last Word, and Winning!

Having the Last Word, and Winning!

Like any married couple from time-to-time we’ll argue. My wife is one of those “last word” type of people. Not because she thinks she’s right, but because she doesn’t want me to think she didn’t hear me. ...
Tips from the Good Hair Guide

Tips from the Good Hair Guide

Whether you are a man or a woman, finding the right products for your hair and your body can be a challenge. Medical conditions might mean you have dry skin or oily hair. Maybe you’re just battling weather-related frizz or a natural c ...
The Little Things that Make Us Smile

The Little Things that Make Us Smile

When was the last time you had a photo taken of you and whomever you were with and it wasn’t taken by a professional photographer? Selfies don’t count. I’m referring to a photo of you with your family at a special event or ...