This is the first post in a new series I'm calling "Works for Me Wednesdays." On most Wednesdays, I'll share tips, products, and services that work to make my life easier, entertaining, or somehow better. I'll start with my to do list strategy. As I've gotten older I have more things to do and less … Continue reading Works for Me: Sticky Note To Do List
I followed a tip I saw on Pinterest, and it worked! Hard to believe I know. I had a dress that I wore once, washed, and (oops!) dried only to find out that it had shrunk. Desperate, I followed a tip on Pinterest figuring I didn't have much to lose. I was thrilled when it … Continue reading How to unshrink clothes
Do you use the Internet? Congratulations, your data has been vulnerable for about 2 years and is even more vulnerable now that the Heartbleed bug has been revealled publicly. Until web sites patch this OpenSSL vulnerability that little lock and https that you've been taught will keep your data safe as it travels across the … Continue reading What is the Heartbleed bug, and what should you do about it?
I asked the Internet "What's the most practical survival skill?" The responses I got were too good not to share. Choose to ignore these life skills at your peril. What's the most practical survival skill? From Facebook (If you haven't liked my page on Facebook do so here): Know where your food comes from (Edd Fairman) Wear … Continue reading What’s the most practical survival skill?
Pinterest sets unreasonable expectations for party decorations. If you are the sort of person who plans to carve radishes in the shape of your child's favorite cartoon character and sew custom chair covers to match your theme this post is not for you. If you just want some tips for cheap and easy party decorations that … Continue reading 7 tips for cheap and easy party decorations