OMG! I'm Going To Be A Grandmother!

I've probably said "OMG I'm going to be a grandmother!" 800 times in the last five months. And when I wasn't saying that, I was saying "WOW!" and "This is awesome!" and also, did I mention, "OMG!"? ...more
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The Secret to a Strong Marriage: Never Go in Business Together

In the past fifteen years, I have given that advice to several lovely couples who were thinking about going into business together. I don't think they paid attention. We wouldn't have either. Despite the alleged benefits, I would say the cons of working with your spouse definitely outweigh the pros. But, who's asking me? ...more

Was it my statement that I was more concerned about the impact of the business than my ... more

The Secret to a Strong Marriage: Never Go in Business Together

In the past fifteen years, I have given that advice to several lovely couples who were thinking about going into business together. I don't think they paid attention. We wouldn't have either. Despite the alleged benefits, I would say the cons of working with your spouse definitely outweigh the pros. But, who's asking me? ...more

This may sound surprising given my attitude about husbands and wives working together , but it ... more

The Three Words You Never Want To Hear Your Doctor Say: "I Found Something."

Perhaps, if I had gone to the doctor with symptoms, I wouldn't have been so astonished when, after my pelvic exam, she said, "I found something." She gave me a moment to register what she said; then, she continued, " It could be nothing - maybe I felt some intestines. It could be a cyst, but she added, "at your age, (I'm 59) that is unlikely, and before she could say the third option, I said it for her, " Or, it's cancer." She nodded. ...more

Hope your mammogram goes well this year! The great news is that mammograms are a fabulous ... more

(PICS) Summer's Eve Not the First Company to Get It Wrong With Women-Targeted Ads

You've got to feel bad for Angela Bryant. She's the brand manager for Summer Eve's feminine wash. Not only is she charged with selling a product for douching - an activity the health care profession says is unhealthy and should be avoided, Bryant, by approving an advertorial in Women's Day magazine, is now associated with an ad that is sure to become a classic of how not to market to women. ...more

I agree that if someone can actually smell a co-workers vagina when they are fully closed then ... more

(PICS) Summer's Eve Not the First Company to Get It Wrong With Women-Targeted Ads

You've got to feel bad for Angela Bryant. She's the brand manager for Summer Eve's feminine wash. Not only is she charged with selling a product for douching - an activity the health care profession says is unhealthy and should be avoided, Bryant, by approving an advertorial in Women's Day magazine, is now associated with an ad that is sure to become a classic of how not to market to women. ...more

My problem with the "humor" in Jack in the Box is that it is at the expense of someone and it ... more

(PICS) Summer's Eve Not the First Company to Get It Wrong With Women-Targeted Ads

You've got to feel bad for Angela Bryant. She's the brand manager for Summer Eve's feminine wash. Not only is she charged with selling a product for douching - an activity the health care profession says is unhealthy and should be avoided, Bryant, by approving an advertorial in Women's Day magazine, is now associated with an ad that is sure to become a classic of how not to market to women. ...more

I'm highlighting a portion of the post that relates to my post. However, she has a lot more to ... more

Are You Boycotting Target? Would You Give Up Your iPhone To Protest A Political Contribution?

On Sunday, I spent over $90 at Target buying some paper products, groceries, refill pads for my Swiffer Wetjet, and a package of Kong Air Dong mini tennis balls for my dog. Nothing I bought was exclusive to Target except for a bag of Archer Farms Key Lime Pie naturally flavored trail mix. I could have ended up with all the other items by stopping at Walgreens, Petco and Lunds grocery store. But, I didn't. ...more

While I appreciate that my thought process may be flawed from your view point, please know that ... more

Are You Boycotting Target? Would You Give Up Your iPhone To Protest A Political Contribution?

On Sunday, I spent over $90 at Target buying some paper products, groceries, refill pads for my Swiffer Wetjet, and a package of Kong Air Dong mini tennis balls for my dog. Nothing I bought was exclusive to Target except for a bag of Archer Farms Key Lime Pie naturally flavored trail mix. I could have ended up with all the other items by stopping at Walgreens, Petco and Lunds grocery store. But, I didn't. ...more

Who knows if people are actually boycotting Target and if that is hurting their bottom line? ... more

Are You Boycotting Target? Would You Give Up Your iPhone To Protest A Political Contribution?

On Sunday, I spent over $90 at Target buying some paper products, groceries, refill pads for my Swiffer Wetjet, and a package of Kong Air Dong mini tennis balls for my dog. Nothing I bought was exclusive to Target except for a bag of Archer Farms Key Lime Pie naturally flavored trail mix. I could have ended up with all the other items by stopping at Walgreens, Petco and Lunds grocery store. But, I didn't. ...more

Both John Stewart and Stephen Colbert have done brilliant satire on boycotts - while their ... more