Celebrating Scratch Day 2015

Scratch the Cat

I kicked off my Mother's Day weekend by celebrating Scratch Day with my kids.  This is an international event to promote coding, particularly for younger people.  Scratch is a programming language created by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Continue Reading

Feeling Like Queen Bey

My 15 minutes of feeling like a celebrity, thanks to Starbucks

I need to add this to my list of Starbucks name fails.  I look nothing like Beyonce, and I'm fairly certain I enunciated the "F" in "Fay".  But I have to say, I enjoyed this Starbucks latte more than usual because I felt like a star! Continue Reading

Target Canada Liquidation Sale Fail


How could I call myself a bargain hunter if I didn't at least try to go to the Target Canada liquidation sale?  All remaining CD's and DVD's were discounted by 40% and other merchandise was 20% off.  One of our purchases was a Smurfs 2 DVD for $9.00. Continue Reading