Monthly Archives: January 2007

know your free days

Did you know that most museums and similar places have days when they waive their admission fees? Well, they do. A visit to their website should help you determine when you can visit without cost. Also if you are a … Continue reading

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oven cleaning

This is probably everyone's least favorite chore. Seriously, if you don't have a self-cleaning oven, between the toxic fumes, having to stick your head in the oven and the brown crud that takes a roll of paper towels to remove, … Continue reading

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tea in sf

Although I didn't live in the city of San Francisco, I have lived in the East Bay (Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville) on and off over the last 15 years. Recently we visited the City and discovered a fantastic little tea … Continue reading

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get paid to recycle

Depending on where you live, there is usually a fee charged for each bottle (plastic or glass) and aluminum can that contains a beverage. So whether it's soda, water, tea or beer, if it comes in a can or bottle, … Continue reading

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why people don’t like tomatoes

Heirlooms Tomatoes should never be put in the fridge. It destroys their flavor. I think this is why many people say they don't like tomatoes – tomatoes that have been refrigerated taste funny, so if that is your only experience, … Continue reading

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flowers for 15% off

2 week old martha roses This is a continuation of yesterday's tip. As I said, NOW is the time to make your plans for the 14th of February. In fact if you are thinking flowers, Martha's Flowers is a great … Continue reading

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now is the time to prepare for v-day*

IMG_2619 If you want to go to a swanky restaurant or in place, today would be a good day to call and make a reservation. If you are thinking of chocolates, now would be a good time to place your … Continue reading

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i was tagged

I was tagged to tell you 5 random unknown things about me… This is actually kind of hard because I feel like such an open book here, but I will try: The first time I was in the same room … Continue reading

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cupcake holder

Cupacakes Who doesn't love cupcakes? They are cute and tasty. But have you ever tried to take one home for later? Not so pretty, right? Well, now you can have your cupcake later. I first found these at Sprinkles in … Continue reading

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qotd: beam me up

If you could make a magic wish for a futuristic gadget or high-tech innovation, what would your item do?  Submitted by Red Pen. I want to be able to travel distances over 300 miles without need for trains, planes, or … Continue reading

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