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A Typical Sunday

The past two weeks have been exceptionally busy at work. It was graduation and that means more customers wanting special cakes and more business. More business is good for the business but not for me. It means more stress, more … Continue reading

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New utility scam is popping up across the nation – Yahoo! Homes

New utility scam is popping up across the nation – Yahoo! Homes. My daughter has had problems over the years keeping up with her utilities due to job losses. This new scam would target such people eager to find a … Continue reading

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Made in the USA Products Directory

Made in the USA Products Directory. If you are like me, every time you buy a blouse of t-shirt it says made in Thailand or somewhere. It isn’t often you buy something made in the US. I do use a … Continue reading

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Street Vendors vs Retailers

Everyone knows retailers depend on certain holidays or seasons to make their revenues for the year. With the economy in dire straits, people are looking for ways to make ends meet however and wherever they can. We just had a major holiday … Continue reading

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What were they thinking!?

Do you remember the tv show called World’s Dumbest Criminals? This story could play on that show. Let me set the stage for you. My husband is the manager of a convenience store. Despite that they are all trained to keep … Continue reading

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8-year-old boy’s brainstorm builds on silly craze with fun paper clips

8-year-old boy’s brainstorm builds on silly craze with fun paper clips. This is an old story, but I’ve been watching “Ellen” and saw this on her show today. An 8-year-old boy was playing with Silly Bandz and saw some colored paper clips … Continue reading

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Blood pressure drugs

My husband and I have had to add a few prescriptions to our daily diet as we’ve grown older. The common one is a blood pressure drug. We both take one. My blood pressure has always been marginal but his has … Continue reading

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Did you know answering machines were obsolete?

Our old answering machine sometimes decides to just start announcing for no reason. It talks to itself all the time. It has gotten quite irritating, so I’ve asked hubby to buy us a new one. He had an unused gift … Continue reading

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Say NO! to Plastic Bottled Water « O.C. Mom in Manila

Say NO! to Plastic Bottled Water « O.C. Mom in Manila. My daughter is a recycle fanatic and has gotten us to recycle the plastic bottles we use. I buy a lot of bottled water from Walmart because it’s convenient. … Continue reading

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A new Perspective?

I just read a blog called Walking in the rain. It made me think of how our life becomes a series of routines that never change. We can so easily get into a rut. I go to work on Wednesdays, Thursdays, … Continue reading

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Phishing Scam?

I do a lot of online shopping and hubby does online banking. My daughter carries my debit card so that she can do shopping for me as needed. Every once in a while the bank might call about a certain … Continue reading

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» Would you buy stock if America were a company? The Loft

» Would you buy stock if America were a company? The Loft. This is an interesting article. “USA Inc. examines the country’s income statement and balance sheet, aiming to interpret the underlying data and facts, and illustrate patterns and trends … Continue reading

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Why Buy Avon Online?

Have you ever ordered flowers online? or pizza? Have you ever bought or sold on eBay? or Amazon.com? I love shopping online. I tend to be a night owl, staying up until midnight and sometimes later. Now I can shop … Continue reading

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Getting a part-time job!

The economy in my area has been pretty slow for about 2 years now. Because of my inability to walk, I’m limited in what I can do to earn extra money. I’ve signed up to sell Avon. And since canvassing … Continue reading

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Is the Recession really over?

“They” say the recession is over. “They” say thousands of new jobs have been created this month! Personally, I haven’t seen evidence of this yet. My daughter has been out of work for over a year and a half. She … Continue reading

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