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I am 62 and still work 4 days a week. I’ve been a cake decorator for 30 years. I do wedding cakes, petitfors, decorated cookies and whatever is needed at the moment. For the first time in those 30 years, … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged $8 billion, AVON, Avon Products, Fergie, Fortune (magazine), fragrances, Jon Bon Jovi, Perfume, Reese Witherspoon, Sales, Shopping, Walmart Leave a comment
Am I “partly handicapped”?
My daughter was reading my last blog post. She stopped and said, “Why do you refer to yourself as partly handicapped?” Taken aback, I sat there with a blank look and said, “I don’t know”. She said, “Is it because … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged ADA, Disability, handicap, Health, Knee, Knee replacement, Office chair, Remote control, Shopping, Wheelchair Leave a comment
I’m a Trendsetter Store!
I’ve bought and sold Avon off and on over the years. Right now I am selling online from my webstore. I feel like it is Christmas getting things in the mail! And I love browsing each brochure. I love perusing … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Anew, AVON, Avon Genics, Beauty, body lotion, Christmas, Cosmetics, Fragrance, Health, makeup, Perfume, Shopping, Skin Care, Texas, trendsetter 2 Comments
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
Posted in thoughts Tagged bakeries, Business, Cake, cake shops, economy, Floristry, food, Hawker (trade), retailers, Shopping, Valentine's Day Leave a comment
I am a mother of two, grandmother of 5. I’ve been married 42 years this June. I have been a cake decorator for 32 years. Anyway, our area is economically depressed. I’m working in a business that people buy as … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged AVON, Beauty, Emanuel Ungaro, Fergie, fragrances, Health, makeup, part-time jobs, Perfume, Reese Witherspoon, Shopping 4 Comments
I colored my hair!!
From time to time, I get a ‘wild hair’ and decide to do something to my hair. Two weeks ago, I put in a perm. Today, I colored all of my gray hair! I now have hair all one color! … Continue reading
The Power of Clean « Raxa Collective
The Power of Clean « Raxa Collective. We waste and discard a lot of used products in the US and usually think nothing of it. This blog was informative and unusual. There is a foundation that collects, cleans and redistributes … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Bath and Body, Beauty, conservation, Essential oil, Health, recycle, Shopping, Soap, Third World, Uganda 1 Comment
in.gredients…a new concept in Grocery Stores
in.gredients. A new concept in green living has begun. in.gredients will be the first package-free and zero waste grocery store in the United States.They will carry organic and natural foods and will use locally grown foods. The idea is to … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Austin Texas, food, green living, Grocery store, natural foods, Organic food, package-free, Packaging and labeling, Shopping, Spice, sustainable living, Zero waste Leave a comment
FREE Shipping on any $10 order
When money became tight this past year, I began selling AVON. Since I am partly handicapped, and have to travel in a wheelchair, I sell from my online store. Here is my shameless plug for today. FREE SHipping lasts though … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Avon Products, Cologne, Fergie, jobs, money, Online shopping, Part-time, part-time work, Perfume, Reese Witherspoon, Shopping Leave a comment
drugstore.com Online Pharmacy – Prescription Drugs, Health and Beauty, plus more
drugstore.com Online Pharmacy – Prescription Drugs, Health and Beauty, plus more. Since I am partly handicapped, I don’t get out often to go shopping. I am accustomed to buying clothes through mail order catalogues. In the last year or so, … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Drugstore.com, Health, online drugstore, Online shopping, Pharmacy, Retailing, Shopping Leave a comment
There are a few things that can really set my husband off, and cause him to expound on the thing. The worst is bad drivers since he is usually in the middle of really crazy or busy traffic when he starts … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Bottled water, Conspiracy, Grocery store, pet peeves, rants, Shopping, Water 1 Comment
Push up Bikini tops for 7 year olds?
Okay…as a parent, we all know our kids are seeing too much on tv, in the movies, and in fashion magazines. We are trying to protect their childhood and prevent sexual exposure at too young of an age! So…now, a … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie kids, Bikini, Body image, children, Clothing, Department store, Press-up, Sexual predator, Shopping 2 Comments
Happy Spring … Cleaning! « The Running Garlic
Happy Spring … Cleaning! « The Running Garlic. The only way I can agree with The Running Garlic is that I would love to get rid of the clutter. Over the years, more and more “things” have accumulated and then … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Books, Cleanliness, clutter, organization, Shopping, Spring cleaning Leave a comment
Do you Remember your Christmas wish catalogue?
I remember as a child, looking over and over at the toy catalogue that came out before Christmas. All of the new things, the new toys, the new games, everything in wonderful colors…everything a child could possibly want. There was always … Continue reading