The Freedom Flask®

Some of the evidence I put in the Barely Legal wave is just down right hilarious. We have already heard of the Wine Rack Bra and the Beer Belly, but let me introduce you to the Freedom Flask! It’s a … Read More

SPENT: Could You Make It Through The Month?

The Human Truth of the Living Vicariously™ wave is: “To me, that was almost real.”™ Here is a website that has put this wave to work in an engaging way. Most everyone I know, myself included, whines about making ends … Read More

“Help me, Death Bear!”

Death Bear can help you. If you live in New York City and are feeling depressed over a breakup and can’t “bear” to get rid of all that memorabilia from your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, just call Death Bear. He’ll arrive at your home in costume, accept all your love trash—like letters, photos, gifts, underwear, or whatever—and he’ll get rid of it. … Read More

Giving Back—In a Year That’s Taken So Much

The holiday season is coming. It’s time to stop being such a jerk.

OK. OK. I won’t speak for you, but I’m going to be honest and admit that I get a knot in my stomach when those seasonal decorations start appearing in the store. … Read More

Stay Fit In Bad Times

Laid off? Workout…there’s others just like you. And thanks to all the feel good endorphins that fitness releases, it makes perfect sense. Alex Light, a laid off real estate contractor turned personal trainer decided to offer free fitness classes to … Read More

Military Says: We’re Hiring

With high sign on bonuses, competitive salaries, family health insurance, education benefits and job skills for a civilian career, it’s doesn’t take Einstein to understand why in a faltering economy military recruitment is up –way up. And let’s take note … Read More

Shoe Repair Up in the Downturn

An article in the Wall Street Journal tells the story of a profession that has been in decline for decades that is finally seeing an upsurge in business; Shoe Cobblers. Once a thriving business, wealth and the relatively cheap price … Read More

Thank You, Kind Stranger

Remember when Post Secret was an amazing breakthrough in the way secrets were shared? Since then, the book has gone on to spawn multiple variations and several others have taken the idea of secret sharing to different formats, from using … Read More

Check It Out, While You Can

We found this to be quite the bittersweet story. It seems that attendances at libraries throughout out Massachusetts are up, drastically. With circulation at some libraries are up as much as 33 percent, librarians are both shocked and thrilled. This … Read More

Foodie Staycations

Since you can’t travel anywhere for a vacation these money tight days, just hit up ethnic restaurants for less hassle and a make believe getaway. In sum, that’s exactly the pitch Zagat.com gives it readers on why Foodie Staycations are … Read More