Monday Magpie Muse

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~ Why Monday Muse? We have a massive magnetic chalkboard (see that affliction here) wall in our kitchen that serves as…

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Standing Out From the Flock

There is a post up today over on Magpie Marketing about customer service, and why I will be a lifelong fan of David Sibley’s birding guides, Alfred A. Knopf Publishers and Andrew Stewart Publishers. I’m sure they will be delighted to know they will be my first pick when it is time for me to…

Standing Out From the Flock

Over the past few weeks, I’ve received some phenomenal customer service. It seems as though so often we’re willing to rant about the people who treat us poorly, but we often forget to speak up about the companies that are doing it right. Better yet, we can learn some great things from the individuals who…

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Nibbling on Cookie’s Kids

I had a fun opportunity recently to check out a business and share a little bit about my experience with you. I have to admit, before participating in this project I was not familiar with CookiesKids.com, but I’m certainly a new fan. CookiesKids.com is an online kids’ clothing and accessory department store. The site offers…

>A bit about the Fitbit: my new BFF.

Out With the Old, In With the New (Year)!

Happy new year! Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~ Benjamin Franklin 2013 is going to be a fantastic year. I love the quote above because it speaks to the idea that we are ever-evolving and always improving. So,…

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Office 2.0 ~ Cozy. Simple. Organized.

Happy new year! I can barely contain my excitement during the transition to a new year.  I love the concrete dividing line between old and new, diving into new projects and tackling organizing improvements.  I type all this as a mountain of laundry I haven’t folded lurks in the background, but… still.  I’ve really gotten…