September 2010

It’s no secret that I am a Starbucks fan.  It’s one of the luxuries in my budget. In  late 2009, the company added more bang to the Starbucks Rewards program including levels based on purchases. Last month, I finally hit 30 stars and I was elevated from Green to Gold.  What does that mean? I […]

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My husband hates to use my key ring because it’s loaded with cards for the various stores we patronize.  If I didn’t keep my Ace Hardware card on my keyring how would I get points on the rare occasion we shop there? This family dilemma is solved thanks to Cardmobili.  It’s a free mobile app […]

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One of my guilty pleasures on planes is watching chick flicks because I get to see movies that I could never get my husband to.  Last week, it was Sex and the City 2.  Since the reviews hadn’t been that good when it came out, I wasn’t expecting much and was pleasantly surprised. Any movie […]

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Yesterday was the ninth anniversary of the September 11th attack.  A small Christian church in Florida planned to burn copies of the Quran to protest the planned Manhattan mosque a couple of blocks from ground zero.  That act would be totally against the love and compassion taught by Jesus. Thankfully, the church members decided not […]

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We enjoy watching the Sunday Morning show each weekend for the interesting stories and people showcased. A week or two ago there was a story on a folksy cafe in Round Top, Texas. With only 77 residents in Round Top, it’s not surprising that the cafe is only open 4 days a week. What is […]

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