Author Archive: Sue
Married, aunt of two, writer at heart, love to travel, cook, and laugh. Sue Lobo
The conservative group One Million Moms is once again outraged by Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. They are calling for a boycott of the new flavor called “Schweddy Balls” which was inspired by a 1998 Saturday Night Live skit. The alliance said on its website: “The vulgar new flavor has turned something as innocent as ice […]
Although farmers in the Midwest will fill some of the void, there is no doubt that pumpkin crops in the Northeast were severely damaged by hurricane Irene. As a matter of fact, some farmers reported that their entire patch of 15 to 20 thousand pumpkins were completely destroyed. Therefore we anticipate a shortage and higher prices. If […]
If you haven’t heard, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit the East Coast of the United States around 2 p.m. today. The earthquake’s center is in Virginia, but it was felt in Washington D.C., New York, Boston and as far north as Connecticut.
The Today show had an episode back in March with tips on how to […]
Going on vacation or sending kids to camp and not sure how much gratuity you should give? I know this is something that I struggle with all the time so here are some of the scenarios I have run into.
$1 to $3 per bag
If they do the curbside check-in for you or […]
Here in the U.S., you can name your baby just about anything, but governments in other countries have made it illegal to choose certain names. Sweden has had the law in place since 1982. Initially it was a small list, intended to stop people from naming their children after royalty, however changes have been made to the […]
Taking the family to the movies is quite expensive these days, which is why at home movie rentals has grown at such a rapid pace the past few years. Netflix had a big share of this market, however their latest announcement to almost double their prices of DVD rentals, has started a social media outrage. Customers have taken […]
Vegetable gardening is a great hobby for the entire family. Not only will everyone eat healthier and spend quality time together, but there are lots of life’s lessons to be learned. Children will learn responsibility in watering the plants regularly, patience while waiting for the vegetables to grow, and then a sense of accomplishment when picking the vegetables […]
TODAY Only – July 7th VistaPrint is giving you the opportunity to order customized invitations for under $2.00. Invitations are available in 3 sizes and include premium 80 lb. card stock, with a choice of matte or glossy finish. You can upload your own design or photo, or choose from over 1,000 popular styles. Once you […]
Out of ideas on how to keep your kids busy this summer? Kohl’s just released a FREE app today just for mom’s who use an iPhone and/or iPad. Kohl’s and Arrow Schoolwear want you to have this FREE and handy guide for making this summer fun. The Summer Survival Guide will give you tips for a joyful, […]
My dog is a member of the family, and although I always make sure to take steps to avoid salmonella in the kitchen, I hadn’t give much thought on my pet’s exposure to salmonella infection. There are some simple things you can do to try to avoid exposure. Make sure and store pet food in […]