Is it too early to shop for Christmas?

The best time to shop in 2020 is the moment you see what you want. Inventory issues persist, not to mention many stores are sadly going out of business.. (or look like they might at any minute.) This is a photo I took yesterday at  Bed, Bath and Beyond. (I know… 😳)  All I can…

“Alexa, Thank-you.”

The request came out of nowhere.. “I want an Alexa!” I was shocked. My 88 year old mom has been tech-phobic for a very long time.  Couple that with her vision problems and let’s just say I was thrilled with her sudden interest- but concerned.  I flashed back to the year we bought her and…

Margarita Marinade for Bar-B-Q

We have used this “spirited” marinade more than a few times so far this summer because it’s so delicious. Easy to prepare, I make it 24 hours ahead and let the chicken take a nice, long soak in these delicious ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lime juice Zest of one lime 1/4 cup…

It’s the 2016 “Toy-of-the-Season!”😲

Now that my kids are grown, I can actually say “I love this..” I love seeing what the toy of the season is and watching frantic parents buzz around trying to secure it for their kids. This year’s winner is the Hatchimal, a seriously cheap looking, little fuzz thing that arrives in a plastic egg,…

Gift Idea

Digital Calendar Alarm Day Clock For the elderly person in your life. My mom, who suffers from low vision, keeps hers at her bedside table so that she can clearly see the information first thing in the morning. The display is so sharp, you can easily see it from across the room as well. Many…

I Am Pilgrim-Not for weak stomachs!

This book is nail-biting,  “edge of your seat” reading right from Chapter One.. which opens up smack in the middle of a gruesome murder scene in NYC. Don’t be looking for actual Pilgrims or the Mayflower in this tale ..(hey, I was!)  .. this is a fast paced, suspenseful  account of international intrigue, terrorism, weapons…