In the March/April 2017 edition of Seventeen Magazine (please don’t ask how it came into our house), the cover grabbed my attention: No, not Camila Cabello, who, for some whack reason, was like totally unknown to me. (But between you and me, I’m totes down with why she just had to leave Fifth Harmony. I […]
Archives for June 2017
Saving Money on Hair Care Might Make You Look 30 Years Older than You Are
A few months ago, our family went to a funeral home viewing for a family matriarch. As is typical, there were a number of people there who we didn’t know. So, in addition to the giving of condolences to her son Liam and his family, there was an equal amount of gaining knowledge about the […]
Debating $15 an Hour Minimum Wage with a Baltimore Councilman
A couple months ago, our neighborhood hosted its annual Wine and Cheese Party. It’s a fun opportunity to catch up with neighbors and check out the house of the neighbor who volunteered to host it. At the event, I ran into not one but two Baltimore city council members who were making the rounds. Oddly, […]
Oil Changes And Other DIY – Is It Worth It?
I used to change the oil in my car. I didn’t enjoy it per se, but I got a certain satisfaction from the accomplishment, and I felt like I was saving money. Until I ran the numbers. Here’s the breakdown on a home oil change: On the other hand, Jiffy Lube’s “Signature Service” Oil Change […]
Are K-Cups a Godsend Or an Abomination?
People generally have one of three reactions to the K-Cup revolution: What a godsend! It’s easy, convenient, and conserves resources (no more dumping half a pot of coffee down the drain anymore). It’s an abomination! You call that coffee? And what a waste of money and resources (packaging). People still use those things? I thought […]