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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Everyday Lessons

This is by Sandra Magsamen from, and it is subtitled " Get 9 simple but wonderful life lessons". I don't know that I would call these 'life lessons', but they certainly are great ideas of things to do and enjoy. Link in and see which you would like to do or add your own ideas.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

DIY Network

If you like to putter around the house, then this site is for you. Lots of info for DIY projects and tips. Check out these topics; home improvement, outdoors, crafts, woodworking, tools, and don't forget to enter their contests. Link in and start working on some great DIY projects.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

16 Bugs to Love

Hey gardeners, here are 16 bugs you should love to see in your garden. This article tells you about the bug, their locale, benefits of having them around and how you can attract them to your garden. Link in and see which bugs you want to invite into your yard.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Still Made in USA

This one is an addendum to yesterday's post. This site is a voluntary effort by one woman to help shoppers find products made in the USA. Basically, this is a directory of American-made products. Link in and see what is still made in the good ole USA!!!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

USA Products

With all the talk of bankruptcy and bailouts you have to wonder about American products, companies and enterprise. Here are 3 links that deal with these subjects. Link in and you'll get a new perspective on US companies, products and industry.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day

Today's site was created to help promote the return of the original intent and meaning back to Memorial Day, to be a central point for finding information on the day, and to provide an online community for people to share their feelings, pride, respect and honor for those that gave their all. It reminds us that Memorial Day is a somber day of remembrance, a day where we in America go to cemeteries and place flags or flowers on the graves of our war dead. Link in and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

American Museum of Natural History

The site is interesting, with lots to look at and learn. Make sure to click on 'Resources for Learning at Your Fingertips'. If you enjoy the museum, you will enjoy the site. Link in and spend a " Night at the Museum", you'll enjoy (even if Ben Stiller is not there). Has anyone seen the "Extreme Mammals" exhibit at the museum yet??????

Friday, May 22, 2009

American Cancer Society

If someone you know, care about, love has cancer then this is a site you should check out. Learn about cancer, join the fight against cancer, or check out 'Find It Fast' for all kinds of useful info.
Link in to my other cancer related posts:
Looking forward to the day these posts become obsolete.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

9 Natural Remedies That Really Work

This one comes from Prevention Magazine, and I admit that I learned some stuff from this. Link in and take the quiz to see how savvy you are about natural remedies.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


This is an interesting product and concept. The design and idea came out of this question, "How can we teach our children to be kind and compassionate when such aggressive behavior is exhibited everywhere you look?" and this answer, "I could create an inspirational ring reminding people to be kind using the old custom of tying a string around your finger." Link in and see what you think, I think it is pretty neat.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Online Tricks to Cut Your Tech Costs

This is an excellent article from MSN Tech & Gadgets, with some great ways to save $$$$ and even get some FREE stuff. If you have/use a computer, play video games, like music/movies - link in and while you are at it check out my blog post from 03/01/09

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Can You Catch Swine Flu From Money?

Here is an interesting article in which the question is; 'Can swine flu be passed along on money?' Link in for the answer to this, and the possibility of transmitting other diseases via currency.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Sleep Myths

SLEEP - it accounts for a third of your life and a big chunk of your health and longevity. This is an article from Men's Health; " Sleep Myths Busted". Some good information about something we all need, and possibly don't get enough of. Link in and get the facts, as for me I'm going to go get some - SLEEP!

Friday, May 15, 2009

10 Great Low-Tax Places to Retire

From US News and World Report, comes the "10 Great Low-Tax Places to Retire". Watch that slide show or click to read; "How to Find a Low-Tax Place to Retire" or "High Tax Places to Live". Link in and see some great places to retire.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Pet Articles

This is a great pet education site. There are articles on dogs, cats, fish, birds, ferrets, small pets and reptiles. Lots of good expert information. These pet education offerings are provided to the public by Drs. Foster and Smith pet supplies (you can order their free catalogs here also) to help pet owners access veterinary authored or screened information on pet care. Additional information via articles and videos can be found on and You can also sign up for Pet Care Today emails and be the first to receive weekly sale alerts, expert advice, and important tips. You'll also receive coupons to enjoy email-only promotions and savings! Link in and see what interests you.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

5 Minute Guide to Retirement Planning

This article comes from the MSN Money staff. They tell us, " It's never too early to start saving for retirement -- and never too late." The article then goes on to give basic info and has useful links. Link in today and start planning your retirement.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Monarch Butterflies

Butterflies are beautiful and it is always nice to see them in your garden. If you have an interest in butterflies then check out today's site, it is dedicated to education, conservation and research of Monarch Butterflies. One cool thing on the site is information on creating a Monarch waystation. Link in today and help preserve Monarch Butterflies.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Salary Calculator

Want to know how much a job pays? Get national averages, or search by state or city with this FREE salary calculator from Link in today to see what various job titles pay.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Check the Facts Here

They describe themselves as a nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. Additionally, they monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Their stated goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding. Link in and get the facts, just the facts.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Visit Maine

Summer is almost here and if you are thinking of taking a vacation then you might want to check out today's site. Maine is a beautiful state (just look at the pics on the site), and they've got LOBSTER cooked every way there is. Click on 'Where to Visit' or 'Things to Do' or send for their FREE guidebook. Link in and see what Maine has to offer.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Fresh Ideas for Growing Vegetables in Containers

Here are some great ideas for growing vegetables in containers. Suggestions from Better Homes and Gardens for making your garden better. Link in and see which ideas you want to use.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Public Television

If you like Public Television then check out today's link. Here you can search for programs, get TV schedules, shop and now you can even watch some episodes online. Link in and find some great TV programming.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Fight Childhood Cancer

St. Baldrick’s began as a casual conversation between friends and has exploded into the world’s biggest volunteer-driven fundraising program for childhood cancer! In nine years, events have taken place in 18 countries and 48 US states, raising over $50 million, and shaving more than 72,000 heads. All to fight childhood cancer. Link in and help conquer kid's cancer, you may even decide to shave your head.

Monday, May 4, 2009


The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Their mission, as stated by their founder, Henry Bergh, in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.” A great organization with a terrific site that is full of all kinds of animal related information. If you love animals then go ahead and link in.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Creating an Emergency Fund

Here is a good article from MSN Money on ways to save money when money is tight. In this article under the bullet 'Start a second income stream', click on "Need an odd job?" for some interesting ideas. Link in and start saving those pennies.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Stay Safe Online

This site is from the National Cyber Security Alliance which is a
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Through collaboration with the government, corporate, non-profit and academic sectors, the mission of the NCSA is to create a culture of cyber security and safety awareness by providing the knowledge and tools necessary to prevent cyber crime and attacks. There are sections for home users, small businesses,tools and resources and more. Link in today and start feeling safer on the internet

Friday, May 1, 2009

Help Your Favorite Animal Shelter Win $$$$

Vote daily at The Animal Rescue Site--one shelter/rescue organization will win $20,000! There are chances to win $1,000-$5,000 prizes, too.
The Animal Rescue Site
Click above to make your daily donation and then look for the red "Vote Now!" at the top of the page. You can vote once each day through July 26th. Did you vote today??? Link in and VOTE NOW!!!!