My Personal To Do List for 2009

    Who needs resolutions? There's a concept that is just a one-way ticket to Guiltville.  Just give me an old fashioned To Do List and I can check the items off in a much more orderly manner. What's on your personal To Do List for 2009?   Happy New Year!  ...more

STLKiya's ode to single ladies on New Year's Eve 2008

Are you feeling a bit blue ladies because you don't have a man for New Year's Eve?  Well Don't!  It's all good, cuz Sexxy hates England and ain't havin it no more!!!  How bout them apples!  ...more

Book Marketing Don'ts You Will Not Take Into 2009

2008 is about to shut it's door, but before it does here are a few book marketing don'ts you should leave behind it: ...more

Ten Cheesy Appetizer Recipes for New Year's

Tick, tock, tock, tick. New Year's Eve is fast approaching. Don't be caught without a collection of appetizer recipes. No party is complete without a cheesy appetizer or two, so here are a few recipe ideas from favorite food bloggers. ...more

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2009 New Years Resolution: To Live a Long Life?

Todays Headline: Americas Oldest Man Dies at 112Wow! Can you imagine living that long? What's your new years resolution for 2009? ...more

New Year's Bonfire

Every year my family lights a bonfire on New Year's Eve to light in the new year. As part of our tradition, we write down the things we're worried about--health, money, family, work problems, etc--and we toss those troubles into the fire.  ...more


The dawn of a new year is usually the time when we think about how we would like for things to be in our lives, make resolutions for change, and then make plans for the future.  In some respects, it might be compared to spring cleaning in January - get rid of what you don't want in order to make room for what you do want. Step One:  Love Yourself ...more

Make it a Zero Waste Holiday!

In enviro circles, we talk a lot about holding events that are Zero Waste, especially during the holidays. Of course, the first thing that crosses my mind is, "What the heck do they mean by Zero Waste?" Because honestly when I look at places or events that say they are or try to be Zero Waste, there are items in their recycling and compost bins. Often there's even a little itty bitty bit of trash that goes off to the landfill. ...more
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Holiday gifts for journalists

If you are a journalist, or love someone who is, you know that most of us could use a little extra love this holiday season. As Elana recently noted we ink-stained wretches are high up on the growing list of industries that have had a rough year. So, here are a few suggestions for gifts that might bring a smile to your favorite (current, former, or aspiring) member of the Fourth Estate. For the backpack journalists ...more

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Fun, Corporate Holiday Gifts All Under $25!

Fun, Corporate Holiday Gifts All Under $25! Spoiler Alerts ...more