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Archives for July, 2011

Great Apps for Travel

Take any vacations lately? My wanderlust friend is currently on an Alaskan cruise that started in Canada.  She’s smart. I sit here in 110-degree heat and she sends me pictures of her in cold weather. She’s thoughtful too. Apple has some great free apps for travel that I wanted to share with you. Currency:  Check […]

Consumer Cafe: Swiss Chicken Casserole

I like all crock-pot recipes that only require a few ingredients tossed in the crock pot. If it requires browning meat first, or anything extra, I don’t give it a second look. Here is an easy, delicious recipe. Swiss Chicken Casserole 4-6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup grated Swiss cheese 1 can cream […]

Glam Alert: Sally’s Generic Value Products

Did you know that Sally’s Beauty Supply has a line of generic products? Well they do. Sally’s Generic Value Products, or “GVP”.  Years ago my hairdresser told me that I could buy the generic of Sebastian Shaper Hair Spray at Sally’s for about one-third the cost.  Shaper:  $16, GVP: $8.  Not a hard decision.  I […]

Bookbook: iPad or MacBook Case

Have you seen anything cuter than this? Or manly? You know, if you are a man. A case that looks like a vintage leather book for your iPad or 11, 13, or 15 inch Macbook.  The Bookbook is designed to look like a book so that your laptop or iPad isn’t stolen when left out […]