August 2010

The boxes I shipped from this year’s BlogHer Conference have been unpacked and there are goodies to share with you. For the next few weeks I’ll be hosting swag giveaways. Kicking things off is this cute zippered cosmetics bag with a see through mesh window on each side. Inside it is Arm & Hammer Pro […]

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We should all know the importance of eating breakfast for health and performance reasons. It may now be the most important meal of the day for restaurants as well. Mr. Boomer and I have long preferred to spend a large percentage of our dining out dollars for breakfast. It’s less expensive and we can have […]

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Today I’m rolling out a shorter name for the site: Bucksome Boomer.  My tag line has been modified as well.  Click  through to see the new header if you’re reading this from email or a reader. Other upcoming changes include adding pages for specific topics.  Coupons will be the first one and will include all […]

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It took me a couple of weeks before I could share my latest financial blunder with you.  There is a lesson however and boy, have I learned it. The Situation My sister and her spouse invited Mr. Boomer and I join them for a week in Puerto Vallarta this October.  They have rented a condo and […]

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It was recently in the news that 40 billionaires have publicly committed to donating 50 percent or more of their wealth to charity. One of the couples, Irwin and Joan Jacobs, lives in San Diego and were interviewed by the local newspaper. There were several interesting points in the article but the answer to the […]

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