• Last days of summer and this week’s grocery cart

    Here in Hipville, it’s the little things that are highly anticipated and become a big talking point. Like the season change, for instance. Last Thursday was the first day of fall and to make her point, Mother…

  • Labor Day shopping expedition

    After lunch in Carmel, the only thing we could think of was shopping. Yes, the Labor Day sales in Gilroy were calling and we couldn’t wait to get started. We’ve been holding off all retail therapy for…

  • New eyeglasses from Firmoo

    Okay, so I’ve been long overdue for a new pair of eyeglasses but between the hectic days and the usual dose of procrastination, this whole idea never quite got off the ground. Along comes Firmoo.com offering to…

  • My Pyrex mixing bowl set

    I’ve become quite the expert at tossing salads in a flat glass baking tray. If you’ve ever tried it, you’ll know it’s hysterical – veggies and dressing flying everywhere like confetti 😆 . I need a salad…

  • My Cuisinart SmartPower blender

    Now that I’m almost done setting up my new kitchen, I’m finally finding time to blog about what I’ve bought. First off, my new blender which I’ve been keeping pretty busy. When I was living in Vancouver,…

  • Need a super-cute kiddy #Halloween #costume?

    Infant/Toddler Universal Studios Lil Frankie Costume Frankenstein is one of the most famous American monsters of all time! So set your little one’s Halloween off right with the Universal Studios Infant/Toddler Lil Frankie Costume. This costume includes…