The Silver Lining

Archive for January 2010

The Silver Lining

Try to see the silver lining. Remember that for every one thing that goes wrong, there are often 10, 20 or even 50 things that go right! Take a minute to count your blessings today!

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Make Time for Change

I’m excited to let you know about a great campaign from our friends at Frigidaire! The folks there know that even though the holidays have come and gone, we’re all committed to finding ways to keep the spirit of charitable giving going in the new year.That’s why Frigidaire and Jennifer Garner are teaming up once…

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Do You Know A Huggable Hero?

I wanted to let you know about a program the Build-A-Bear company is offering. Each year for the past seven years, Build-A-Bear Workshop, through its Huggable Heroes program, has searched for and recognized young leaders who make positive contributions in their communities or around the world. This year, ten Huggable Heroes, between the ages of…

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Review: Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky

Susan Tate, high school principal, confronts a devastating secret. Her seventeen-year-old daughter, Lily, has revealed that she is expecting a baby – and this is not an accidental pregnancy. Susan soon learns that some of Lily’s friends are pregnant, too: they’ve made a pact to become moms in high school, intentionally having unprotected sex. Naive…

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Walking It Out!

From March to November, I regularly walked with a friend around town. We had our usual loop through town that was about 2 miles. Every day I looked forward to those walks where we could catch up on eachother’s day and “solve all the world’s problems”. Now that it’s winter we haven’t been able to…

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Rainbow Brite Is Back!

If you are a child of the 80’s then you remember Rainbow Brite! Did you know she is making a comeback? Appearing in February 2010 at Target and Toys R ‘Us (although I saw her in my Target store today) will be the ever popular Rainbow Brite dolls. Until then, you can stop by this…

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Review: Soft Scrub Total

I have been chosen to be a Soft Scrub Club Captain and I wanted to tell you about one of their new products. Introducing one cleaner that does it all….Soft Scrub Total Bath and Bowl. This is a way to totally rethink clean and simplify your cleaning routine. Soft Scrub offers Soft Scrub Total Kitchen…

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Rejuvenation Day!

After a No School day yesterday (our 7th) due to an ice storm and a 2-hour late start today, I dropped our daughter off at daycare before preschool and declared the next 5 hours all to myself! I went to Starbucks with my new book, Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky (which I can’t put…

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