Getting my Bargain On

Groupon. Living Social. Social Dish. Coup Tessa. Deal Map. Owl City. Retailmenot. These are just a few of the discount services out there. They’ve done for nightlife and entertainment what the Sunday paper coupon insert did for grocery shopping! I’ve become quite addicted to these discount sites and even promote Social Dish on my blog…

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A Weekend Trip to Bradenton Beach, FL

Last weekend, my husband and I drove to the sleepy little town of Bradenton, Florida, to visit his grandfather in the hospital. We arrived Friday night, grabbed a quick dinner at the Waffle House, and after looking high and low for cheap hotels and not finding anything last minute, we checked into the Motel 6 for the…

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Where The Day Takes You

This post is a response to the Red Dress Club’s Remembe(red) prompt on memory. We were shown a photo of a hose attachment with a spray nozzle and told to write about any memories that we might have associated with that image. I struggle with being able to recall most of my memories from early…

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30 Days of Rock N Roll – Day 4

As I write this from my iPhone 4, I’m sitting in the waiting room of the Manatee Memorial Hospital ICU. My husband’s paternal grandfather has been here for 10 days, and his condition isn’t really improving. This is our second weekend trip in a row to visit with him and my husband’s grandmother. So far,…

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30 Days of Rock N Roll – Day 3

Today is day 3 of my little music project and today’s selection is “a song that makes you happy.” I didn’t even have to think about this one. The song popped up in my head and I was already humming along before I could even remember who sang it! I’m a fan of Sheryl Crow….

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