Tech Tips and Disaster Prep Planning

A 93-year-old woman survived Hurricane Sandy, but not before her family went through hell wondering if she was alive, being that her landline was down and she had no cellphone. Lesson learned: Elderly people who live alone should have a cellphone. This technology is available; use it.Texting...more

9 Apps I Can't Live Without

I've admitted before I am a bit addicted to my phone. In my defense, my phone actually makes me far more efficient than before I had it. I can work from anywhere, which really is both a blessing and a curse. Nevertheless, I have some apps I absolutely love. So for this edition of Things I'm Loving, I'm focusing on the apps I'm loving right now. ...more
Libra White Thanks!!more

Five Healthy Apps I Can't Live Without

Technology can be a blessing and a curse. I can get a bit caught up in this whole app thing, and have downloaded many losers that actually waste my time and junk up my phone.  After doing a major app cleanse the other day, these are some of my favorite apps that will always have a place on my phone....more

Apping My Way To Savings...Or Not?

Take a look at your phone right now and look to see how many "savings" apps you have on your phone.  Do you feel like you are getting great deals?  Do you love or loathe all of the apps out there today to save us a buck?  It seems like there is always something new and great coming out as a way to save money....more
Denise  I definitely think adding stuff to my Cartwheel before I go out is something I need to ...more

Currently: Favorite photo editing apps

Because I am constantly between my phone and computer editing photos and creating social media content for my job, I end up test out many many photo editing apps to find the ones that best meet my current needs. Though my picks are constantly evolving, here are my favorites at the moment. *Side note: Enjoy my warm and festive tartan background. Doesn't it just make everything cozier?!...more

Recipe Apps

Recipe Apps With Thanksgiving just around the corner I thought I’d share some recipe apps that can help with…View Post--Mrs. Akram Taghavi-Burris The mastermind behind Akram's Ideas   ...more

How to hook a man

Sunday's post about the anti-rape panties landed me in some great conversations, both with people who agreed with me and a few who didn't. Even the ones who thought the anti-rape underwear was a good idea preferred my "Lock Up the Penis" idea....more

Storypanda App & Giveaway: Read & Create Storybooks

Storypanda App & Giveaway: Read & Create Storybooks...more

I Hurt Myself Playing Candy Crush

I woke up one day last week and couldn’t move my thumb. My left hand throbbed, and the base of my thumb especially felt like it had been crushed in a door. At first I thought I’d slept on it and the pain would subside quickly. But instead of getting better, over hours, then days, the pain got worse....more
@LauraCC4Life123 Oh my, you are hooked! Just give those fingers a break now and then.more

iPhone Apps to Help Keep Your Kids Safe From Chemicals

Our colleagues at our local Poison Control Center put together a list of iPhone apps that can help parents gain quick access to information about chemicals in the event of an exposure or potential exposure to chemicals.  Some of the apps are free and some require a fee, but helpful to know what is available, and some are available for Android systems.  Check out our website for more information on kids and chemical safety at