You have to give it to social networking: it can bring the most amazing and far-flung people back into your life!
The past couple of weeks, I've had the delight of regaining contact with my children's aunt Suzanne. Back in the day (total '70's: Earth shoes, disco and breastfeeding-as-radical-act), we were young mothers together. Married to a pair of brothers, we shared those years of early marriage and dishrag soup--but when divorce struck us both a few years later, we lost touch.
Hello, Facebook! We've had a glorious time, catching up on the trajectories of each other's lives. She's discovered that I'm an author, I've discovered that she's an artist, and we've brought each other up-to-date on the progress of our respective children and grand-children. Read More >>
Oh, this is sweet: we've had a Media BOO here at Organized Christmas! Watch this Halloween BOOing video from AZFamily.com ... and don't miss our own Organized Christmas printables in a supporting role:
Ready to read more about saving money on holiday gifts? Catch our editor Cynthia Ewer's quotes in the current issue of Womans' Day!
Interviewed as part of the issue's No-Stress Holiday Guide, Cynthia shares ideas to simplify gift-buying and avoid late-night wrapping frenzy--and don't miss tips from other media sources to help simplify, organize and celebrate the holiday season.
This week, while you're waiting at the supermarket checkstand, turn to pages 73-74 and check out our very own Organized Christmas editor and author of the Christmas Countdown! Read More >>
To wit, I love them so much that if it weren't for the fact that I've lived in my current neighborhood for 13 years--and my neighbors know me well--I'd be considered a suspicious person, and need the intervention of law enforcement.
What's the problem? My newest neighbors haven't yet found their Halloween BOO basket yet!
What else would have a 54-year-old grandmother making multiple, unprecedented trips to the corner to see whether or not the BOO basket had been claimed? Read More >>