Beauty and a Bikini Body

I saw a link to an article about Aerie, American Eagle’s lingerie brand, on Twitter, and after I went to their Instagram page, I was pleasantly surprised. My girls were THRILLED with what they saw, too. My favorite has to be this picture: How do you get a perfect bikini body? Put a bikini on…

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Something Clicked

When I was growing up, I had what I fondly refer to as the metabolism of a rabbit on crack. I ate whatever I wanted, in whatever quantity I wanted, whenever I wanted and never really gained much weight. I didn’t need to exercise (though our public schools had terrific physical education programs that included…

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Playing on the iPhone

I’m playing with some of the features on my new phone. One really nice app is Instagram, which also works on iPod Touches by using photos you’ve already saved on the iPod. Here’s a picture I took.

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A New Place to Play!

(As if I actually need that!) Found via Maureen Wittmann: Book Quotes! Some gems: Wear the old coat and buy the new book.Austin Phelps Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.Charles W. Eliot (1834 – 1926), The Happy…

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"Every Day is a Bad Hair Day"

I saw this on the news this morning, and I wanted to show the girls. Then I decided … Hey! This is too good not to share with you, dear readers! Behold! The 2007 International Beard and Moustache Championships! (They just had the 2008 one, and I’m looking for the video for that, too.) Time…

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WHOOO HOOOO

My children will be on vacation with my parents when this comes out. (Check out the trailer at the official site!) I smell a date coming! (Hat tip: Dom) Please browse my eBay items. Thank you.

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Roof of Africa

I found this old email that my mother passed on to me last July. It’s written by my cousin, who has lived in Europe and traveled all over the world. (Even though she’s from Long Island, you’ll notice the British spelling she uses in the email.) She lives a very jet-set sort of life, but,…

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Holmes, But Not Sherlock

Guess what? There’s a comet out there that even people in cities can see with the naked eye! According to Fox News: Skywatchers throughout the Northern Hemisphere report the newly visible Comet Holmes is a remarkable sight even under city lights. The comet, described in glowing terms by many observers, should continue to be visible…

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Photo Printer Contest

I was checking some clippings I saved in Bloglines, and I came across a blog I used to read more often. Whilst there, I noticed that yet another blog is giving away an HP Photo Printer. Niiiiice. The drawing is September 10, so you can go over to 5 Minutes for Mom and read about…

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