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Decorating For The Holidays On A Budget Part 1

After decorating our tree last week, I realized that Christmas was approaching fast, and I barely had any other decorations up. The house looked boring, and Z.E.N. kept asking if we were going to decorate.  I didn’t have much in...

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Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

For the past couple of years, It’s taken Phil and I a long time to get into the holiday spirit. Last year it was really bad and we finally got around to getting a Christmas tree the day before Christmas. This year we wanted...

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Extra, Extra, Read The Duane Reader!

I recently visited Duane Reade, which is one of my favorite New York establishments, and spotted this nifty publication near the checkout counter.    Curious, I picked it up because I had never seen it before, and was pleasantly...

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The Rice Krispies Mystery

Because we have a private well and are not hooked up to the municipal water supply in my town, Z.E.N. has to take a prescription vitamin which contains fluoride.  One day I needed to go fill his prescription and Phil decided to...

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Kaskey Kids Soccer Guys Play Set – A review

If you have any younger kids that are soccer fans, then the Kaskey Kids Soccer Guys play set is just the toy you have been looking for. It can even be used to teach the game to your kids. The Kaskey Kids Soccer Guys play set...

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The Runaway Dog

Although Philip’s mom is in her 70’s, she still works.  She does not drive, so Philip and his brothers take turns driving her to and from work.  One day, I wound up picking her up from work and Z.E.N. came along for the ride...

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