Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

Guest Post – Pam’s “Dream Dinners” Experience

May 21, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Check out guest blogger (and photographer extraordinaire), Pam Lagger’s review of her experience with the Dream Dinners $75 certificate I won and she used! (Dream Dinners is a nationwide chain with 2 locations in Chicago) Here’s what Pam had to say! A few weeks ago Erica, being the extremely generous friend that she is, gave me a $75 Dream Dinners gift certificate she couldn’t use…

Friday Finds

May 4, 2012 at 7:50 am

1. So here’s an idea – you can be NICE and DO GOOD at the same time (I think!). Want to send flower’s to you mom or any mom for Mother’s day? Click this link to buy a Living Social deal for Proflowers $15 for $30. Then when you are ready to buy, click this link and March of Dimes will get $15 from Proflowers.…

A Score and Sweepstakes Question

April 24, 2012 at 9:10 pm

Score! Last year a few of my close friends and I went to Miami to celebrate a 40th birthday and got a smoking deal on suites at Canyon Ranch Miami. It was $300/night with a $75/night resort credit for 2 nights per room (4 people – 2 rooms to share). It. Was. Awesome! Well, the last of our spa going foursome is a year younger…

Friday Finds

April 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm

In addition to sales and free stuff, I tend to share and save articles and ideas that have captured my attention. So after Tuesday’s Tips, I started collecting some links for Friday Finds. 1. As you may know from my bio, I am from NJ. Maybe that is why this bit of “news” from the blog the Greatist really resonated with me: “Research suggests swearing…

Ready, Set… Here Goes Nothing!

April 9, 2012 at 7:56 pm

Wow – starting a blog is more difficult that I expected. What can I possibly write that is unique and worth the time to look for and read? Well… I have been talking about starting a blog for months. Everyone is good at something. I realized after months of sending people links to articles, recipes, great deals, connections, etc. that I am good at networking…