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Tuesday, March 31, 2009


We all know someone who is looking for a job, and today's site has a wealth of info on the topic. With numerous links to all kinds of job info, it is apparent why it is a "Top" or "Best" site for job hunting and careers according to US News & World Report, Forbes, and PC Magazine. Link in and see for yourself, I'm sure you will agree.

Sunday, March 29, 2009


If you like books then this site may be for you. It is a social network that connects readers. Here you can build a virtual bookshelf, see what your friends are reading or discover new books based on what other people are reading. It is FREE and is an Amazon company, so link in and get reading.

Pancreatic Cancer

We've been hearing quite a bit about pancreatic cancer, as Patrick Swayze is currently battling this disease. Pancreatic cancer has one of the highest fatality rates of all cancers and is the fourth highest cancer killer in the United States among both men and women. Pancan (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network) is an organization working for a cure. Link in and find out more, and also get the details for NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY – MARCH 31, 2009.
Bonus Link of YouTube video - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network PSA with Dr. Randy Pausch

Friday, March 27, 2009

Alternatives to Pesticides

If you are cautious about using pesticides, you may want to check out today's site. Scroll down to Information and click on 'Pesticide Factsheets' to get information on hazards of various pesticides. Also under Information is 'Pesticide-free Solutions for Insects, Weeds and more'. So, if you are interested in the hazards of pesticides, and alternatives to pesticides link in and search the information you want.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Virtual Tourist

If you travel or are planning a trip this is a good site to check out. It is a worldwide travel community where travelers and locals share their travel advice and experiences. Categories on the site include: Hotels, Things to Do, Local Customs, Shopping, Tourist Traps and more. All helpful info when you are visiting a new locale. Even if you don't have a trip currently planned, link in and see what different destinations have to offer for future planning.

Don't be a Dummy

I like the 'Dummies' books, they are great for subjects you know nothing about. Did you know they have a really useful web site? They have 'How To' articles and videos, free Daily Sudoku Puzzles and Kakuro Puzzles and you can subscribe to email newsletters. Link in because as the site says " Making Everything Easier".

Wednesday, March 25, 2009


The exposure that figure skating once enjoyed is over and it is hard to get news and TV coverage of the sport. Today's site tries to fill the void. There are schedules and results, rankings, photos and news. To get the videos and watch events (live and on-demand) you must subscribe (cost $29.95). However, there is plenty of FREE info to satisfy the die hard fan. Link in and see for yourself.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Animal Cops

I love the 'Animal Cop" shows on Animal Planet and like most everything today there is a web site. You can 'Meet the Agents', 'Tour the Precinct', watch videos or chat about the series. If you haven't seen these shows then link in and find when your favorite city (NY, Philadelphia, Detroit, Houston, Phoenix, San Francisco, or Miami) is on. If you are a fan, link in and get more of the shows you love.


If you have hay fever, then you will be interested in this site. It provides allergy info, health news, and you can sign up for allergy alert emails. On the Homepage you can click on your state to see the 4 Day Allergy Forecast in your area. Link in and learn more about what causes you to sneeze, itch and wheeze.

Sunday, March 22, 2009


If you are like music, then you will find this site helpful and enjoyable. Said to be the most comprehensive music reference source on the planet...

Friday, March 20, 2009

Don't Be A Victim of Fraud

This site is home of the National Consumers League Fraud Center. It gives consumers the information they need to avoid becoming victims of telemarketing and Internet fraud and to help them get their complaints to law enforcement agencies quickly and easily. Lots of information to increase your awareness, so link in today.


This is a great site, and everyone should check it out, but if you are eco-minded you will absolutely LOVE it. It is part of the Discovery Company, and you can see it in the quality of the site. You can 'Get Informed', 'Interact' or 'Take Action'. They have slide shows and I highly recommend them all, but especially; 10 Hollywood Hunks and Their Hot Green Cars , 7 Terrifying Global Warming Pictures , and Cutest Endangered Animals. A VERY informative site on a serious subject, but they also have a fun side - Boxers or Briefs? Organic Options for Everyone . Link in, you won't be disappointed.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

St Joseph's Day

Not as well known as St Patrick's Day, but today is St Joseph's Day. Link in to today's site and you can learn all about it, just click on the numerous links to get the info you want. Then see if you can find a bakery that sells St Joseph pastries - they are delicious.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Comic Strips

If you like comic strips, then link in to today's site. Over 90 strips to choose from. You can register and get your favorite strips and editorial cartoons in your inbox. It is FREE to register. Go ahead, you deserve to have some fun.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Happy St Patrick's Day

Today we link in to the History Channel's site where we get a brief overview of 'Who was St Patrick'. There are also tabs for 'History of the Holiday', 'Symbols and Traditions', 'All things Irish Quiz', 'History of Ireland Quiz', 'St Patrick's Day Facts' and more. I highly recommend clicking on the video tab and watching at least some of the video clips. Have a great St Paddy's Day.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Cold Stone Creamery

Do you like ice cream? Do you like FREE ice cream? Join Cold Stone Creamery's Birthday Club and get a FREE Creation for your birthday. Link in to today's site and create a My Cold Stone account. You'll receive a coupon for FREE ice cream on your birthday, and you'll also be able to receive other great promotions, special offers, and coupons.

New Blog

Check out the new blog -where you'll learn to take life's lemons and make some sweet lemonade. Let me know what you think.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Bank Rates

Today's stop on the World Wide Web is a great site to compare mortgage rates, home equity loans, CDs, car loans, credit cards and money market accounts. There is also $$$ news, tips and advice. As the site says, it is comprehensive, objective and FREE.

Extra, Extra Read All About It...

This is fun, interesting and educational - newspaper front pages from around the world. Roll your mouse over the city and the front page comes up. Click on the city and the front page opens in a new window, so you can read it. Link in and see what makes the headlines in different cities across the US and around the world.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Pension Rights

This site bills itself as promoting retirement security. The country’s only consumer organization dedicated solely to protecting and promoting the retirement security of American workers, retirees, and their families. Tabs include; pension rights center, pension help, pension policy, pension action, pension news and pension publications. Lots of info on an important subject. Link in and see what you don't know, should know and need to know.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Comparison Shopping

If you are like me, then you want to pay the best price when you purchase something. Today's site compares prices across several sellers and even gives you the tax and shipping costs. Also, gives product details and reviews. Link in and get the best price before you buy.

Consumer Action Handbook

Get your FREE Consumer Action Handbook. This is a great reference to have, as it contains relevant consumer topics, contact info for corporate consumer affairs offices, car manufacturers, state government offices, federal agencies, Better Business Bureaus, national consumer organizations, and trade associations. Did I mention it was FREE? So, link in and order right now...

Monday, March 9, 2009

Happy Birthday Barbie!

In honor of Barbie's 50th birthday - this is the official Mattel site for Barbie Doll collectors.
BONUS-This is a video of the 1st Barbie Doll commercial. Can you believe the doll only cost $3.00 back then?

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Time to Spring Ahead

Did you remember to set your clocks ahead? This site will give you all kinds of info about the bi-annual event of Daylight Savings time.
Link in here to make sure you have the correct time.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Ideas for Home and Garden

If you like to putter, then you'll find this site useful. They have featured projects you can learn and also some videos. There are also FREE print publications and eNewsletters you can subscribe to. Thinking of some projects you want to do around your house? Get started now - don't think it, link it...

Friday, March 6, 2009

Free eBooks

Like to read? Project Gutenberg has over 27,000 FREE eBooks, they also have audio books and digitized sheet music. Link in and see if they have something that interests you.

Thursday, March 5, 2009


This site is a dictionary search. Click on 'Browse Dictionaries' and get links to over 100 dictionaries. Click on 'Reverse Dictionary' and you can describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. You can also customize your search on this site to fit your needs. So, link in and build your vocabulary.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Truth or Fiction?

The Internet and email are great, but we all know that we have to be careful and can not always trust what is sent to us. This site gives you the truth about rumors, inspirational stories, virus warnings, hoaxes, scams, humorous tales, pleas for help, urban legends, prayer requests, calls to action, and other forwarded emails. You can also subscribe to get email alerts about new eRumors, viruses, Internet hoaxes, etc. If you want to be in the know of whether it is true or not then link in to...

Health Info

Need health info? Link in to today's site to get health news, articles, slide shows and videos. You can also register with the site and choose FREE newsletters on topics that interest you.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Happy Birthday Theodor Geisel

Who? Well, he is better known as Dr. Seuss. I think we all read his books as kids and still enjoy those wonderful rhymes. If you have kids then link in to this site for some fun.
Anyone care for a little "Green Eggs and Ham"?

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Free Office Software

Can you use office software that has word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more? Then link in to today's site. This software is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely FREE of charge for any purpose.