Author: Karen

Good to the First Cup Update…

About a week ago, my husband went with me to purchase my Keurig B70 Platinum Single-Serve Coffee Brewer. It’s my Christmas present, but I wanted it before my family came over for a Christmas party at our house. You know…

What’s a Blog?

Tonight I went to Crit Club. That’s short for Critique Club. It’s an art club where each artist brings in a sample of their work and a guest artist will provide critique. I went as a guest speaker, not critiquer.…

Bling Your Brew

Now this is some expensive caffeine. Next time you’re thinking $5 is way too much to spend at Starbucks, check out this dazzling duo offered by Nespresso¬†in their Crystal Collection. Those are Swarovski crystals encrusting the sides of these cool…

I’m Trippin’

August 20th was a day like any other. The girls were in school, the husband off to a client’s, my fave songs on my iPod – I was ready to tackle the grueling daily mission that is the bane of…

Hide All Jesus Freak Shirts and SUVs

I’ve been seeing this a lot. If something offends someone, the person offended wants the other person to cease. So whose rights are being violated here? The person offended by another’s actions? Or the person minding their own business, living…

Elvis Uses My Dry Cleaner

Running errands the other day, I stopped by to pick up my dry cleaning. As I’m paying I notice a jumpsuit hanging alone in the back of the store. Perhaps it was being prepared for the process or maybe it…

Pogo A No-No

Today, the sun was out, the air was warm and me, Allyson & Sierra were sitting out on the front porch. I decided to sweep out the garage and tidy up the accumulations from winter. I was putting things in…

Guilt Trips – How to Buy a Doll

I realize your immediate reaction is going to be, “What does buying a doll have to do with traveling?” Just keep reading and it will all become clear. A couple of months ago, my niece, Sierra, became enamored of a…

Courtesy – It’s Not Common At All

This past weekend, a very sad thing occurred. My husband’s grandmother died. Now, she’d had a great life and certainly great family. She was not young, although no one really knew her exact age, so it wasn’t a surprise. But,…