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The Handbag Fashion Show

September 22, 2010 |

It's time, once again, for Back to School Night at the high school.  They hold two of these a year, since the kids are on a block schedule; in January they get a whole new slate of classes and teachers.  ... Read More


September 15, 2010 |

Over Labor Day weekend, my neighbors invited me and Mr. Third Grader to join them at an "Oktoberfest" in Philadelphia.  The promise of German food and live music was enough to get me to say yes.

It was definitely ... Read More

Band Crazy

July 27, 2010 |

Recently I had an appointment with a new doctor.

Overall, I was pretty impressed.  His staff was courteous and helpful.  The nurses were cheerful and put my mind at ease--there's always that initial nervous feeling when you meet a ... Read More

Wishful Thinking

February 19, 2010 |

It's still winter, and it doesn't look like it's going to be spring anytime soon.  So I've been consoling myself with a little wishful thinking--and expressing my wish for spring with my handbag choice.

Why is it that in ... Read More

Miss Match

January 21, 2010 |

The only time you can count on my daughter to wear matched socks is when she goes to school.

That's because she wears a uniform.

Any other time of day, she's wearing socks that don't go together by any ... Read More

Weird Holiday Monday: Brrrr!

October 19, 2009 |

Around here, it's gone right from summer to winter. And up in the Great White North (northwestern New Jersey, that is), my parents, sister and brother all had snow! I'm wrapped up in a blanket as I write this, wishing ... Read More


July 30, 2009 | 2

My kids wear uniforms to school. Over the years, I've come to realize that there are good and bad points about this. 

GOOD: I don't have to fight with my kids about what they can wear to school. I ... Read More

40 Days and Nights of Rain

July 15, 2009 |

Today is Saint Swithin's Day.  He's nowhere near as well-known as Saint Patrick, but if you're a fan of the old TV show M*A*S*H, then you might have heard his name mentioned.  This was during an episode that takes place ... Read More

Weird Holiday Monday

July 13, 2009 |

From Rabbits and Gummi Worms to Woodie Wagons, we've got all kinds of holidays and all kinds of deals for you on today's installment of Weird Holiday Monday.  Enjoy the savings!

July is National Ice Cream Month! Why not pack ... Read More

Help Wanted

April 24, 2009 | 1

JOB TITLE:  Perfect handbag for my sister

REQUIREMENTS:  Must be large enough to hold wallet, The World's Biggest Keychain, at least one pair of sunglasses, a kajillion hair elastics, a book, a water bottle, a cell phone, some tissues, all ... Read More

Seven Years of Bad Luck?

February 13, 2009 |

It's Friday the 13th!  So is today a lucky day?

Stevie Wonder sang about days like this in his song "Superstition": 

Very superstitious, writings on the wall, Very superstitious, ladders 'bout to fall, Thirteen month old baby, broke the ... Read More