Category Archives: Review

Putzel Is a New York Story With a Human Side

My husband walked in from work when I was about ten minutes into the award-winning film Putzel, this evening. I had purchased it on iTunes as it was released April 8th world-wide, and I was watching on the laptop in the living … Continue reading

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Family Fun at Mountain Creek Resort

We spent part of a recent weekend “getting out and playing” at Mountain Creek and Crystal Springs Resort in very-close-by Vernon, New Jersey. This was the first time the kids and I had gone skiing, and, other than the unfortunate incident of my … Continue reading

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Minted Artists Bring Color and Craft to Your Holidays

I am always looking for ways to impress my friends with something different. You have heard me say, however, that I have little imagination for gift giving; so when I find something special, I enjoy a little boasting, and the … Continue reading

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Dear Drinking Diaries…

I had the review of Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up written for weeks. I was adding things–material from an interview with the editors, personal anecdotes, and some embarrassingly accurate knowledge of the Alcoholics Anonymous program. And then the … Continue reading

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Making My Home Kidde Worry Free (and a Giveaway)

Before the holidays I completed the Kidde Home Safety Challenge.  It took about ten minutes after the kids were in bed. I was curious to learn if I am doing everything I can to keep us safe at home. I … Continue reading

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Hickory Farms and the Spirit of Giving

After reading my last post about holiday traditions and Hickory Farms–in which I confess that husband accidentally ate the contents of the gift box meant for me, my dear and generous friends showed up at my home recently with a replacement. … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions With Hickory Farms and a Giveaway!

Like many families, our Thanksgiving is about the food–and our loved ones, gratitude, affection for each other, conversation, laughter, catching up on news. Of course. But it’s kind of about what’s on the table. Hickory Farms has, since I was … Continue reading

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