Books: The Flu, Family Dysfunction and Free Escape

 Daylight savings marks the beginning of winter hibernation. Instead of mourning the early sunset, we rejoice the beginning of our winter evening ritual. Like all great customs it has rules that must be obeyed: a big fire, a big red wine, a juicy book, a comfy chair and an early bedtime (snuggled in under our big down comforter)....more

We love Lorrie Moore!

 

Xo Roz

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BlogHer of the Week: Trauma Queen

In the U.S. we love our emergency room dramas, fictional life-and-death scenarios punctuated with occasional, on-the-job romance....more

Diaper Review. Don't Put Your Money Down the Toilet, Trust Me You Will Need it For Preschool!

Diaper Review:I am comparing these from prices the amazon website which usually has the cheapest diapers and they have free shipping. The store brands are being priced from each stores website. I am using size 3 to make an accurate comparison but if you do the math on smaller sizes they will be cheaper (because they give you more for the same price) and visa verse for bigger sizes....more

They Watch by Angela Dublin is now available at BarnesandNoble.com

Angela Dublin is the Author of the recently released Thriller, They Watch, which is available at Barnes and Noble.com.   A Thriller of a ride!  Who or what is turning the Okanagon Valley into a killing field.  One of the Baldwins received this book!  Don't miss out on the chance to get this new movie in the makin Novel at a special price.  It is well on it's way to selling a million copies.  Hot!Hot!Hot!...more

BlogHer of the Week: Not Calm (dot com)

Here on BlogHer we have lots of discussions of the pressures women are under. Some of it from the the outside, and a lot of it from the inside. It's amazing the hoops we ask ourselves to jump through, leaving aside the pressures from our families, our employers, media messages, and the infamous "they". As in "they say"....more

Great post from a great blog.  I love Jen!

Deb
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TOP 5 WAYS TWITTER CAN REALLY HELP YOUR BUSINESS.

1. A way to enhance your customer service.You can set up Twitter as a way to receive questions about your company''s product or service. TweetDeck app has a built permanent in third party search method. Your customers can let you know what type of help they may need.2. Coupon campaigns to promote your business.Dell computer has used this to tweet links to coupons at Dell outlet;s Facebook page. Users can use this during the checkout at Dell.comSome restaurants have used coupon passwords through their...More at: http://wp.me/pB1bY-18...more

BlogHer of the Week: Minor Catastrophes

Let's talk about sex, parent-style. I mean your parents having sex. And you having sex if you're a parent. Don't cringe: Laugh instead. In Business Time, Megan Ault Regnerus takes on doing the wild thing after kids -- both as a child and as a mother. Her taboo-skewering story made both consenting adults in my household laugh so hard we wept. First she invokes her own childhood: ...more

Lisa,

You just made a gray, rainy Monday at the office in Montana a whole lot brighter! ...more

Networking For Women

As seasoned entrepreneurs, we realize that without a positive professional reputation we aren’t going to get very far. For any new entrepreneur, establishing an excellent reputation is not something that is achieved overnight. It is the product of consistently good behavior, over time, and it is earned. Whether you realize it or not, you started to lay the groundwork for your professional reputation the day you began your very first job. You began to build that reputation through your actions. A good reputation is important no matter what kind of business you have or are working toward....more

BlogHer of the Week: Ivana Kidd from The Phantom Line

To see ourselves like those who love us do: Some of us achieve this, and some of us struggle. Sometimes it's our physical appearance that doesn't stack up, we believe, to being lovable. And sometimes it's a perceived failure deeper within. In her post "You're So Pretty" Ivana Kidd of The Phantom Line confronts her struggle in the midst of grief painted twice--the death of her mother and a miscarriage. ...more

BlogHer of the Week: Chasing Ray

I'm with Colleen from Chasing Ray: A whole lot of crazy has converged on us this week, and it's enough to drive us both insane! ...more

It's a fantastic post, just one of many fantastic posts on her blog. I'm so happy she's ...more

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