Tag Archives for app review

Use Bean so he won’t be able to wiggle his way out of anything anymore

I’m not a counter. I don’t keep a record of how many days a week I work out or eat dessert. But there are times, like when you’re making an effort to ride your bike to work instead of drive, … Continue reading

01. December 2012 by Pam
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Everything’s big in Boldomatic

Thank gawd for ALL CAPS, right? They really come in handy for sms bickering and comic strips. But they are rather rude. I’ve seen some people use *asterisks* when they want to be emphatic. You kind of have to do … Continue reading

23. November 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Fun, Poetry | 1 comment

KWIT makes a game out of quitting smoking

I’ve tried all the quit smoking tricks: sipping lemony water (no sugar!) through a straw all day (too busy peeing to smoke), sucking plain air through a cut-off straw (the straw gets all chewed and spitty), nibbling super slim celery sticks … Continue reading

02. November 2012 by Pam
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EEBA, you ain’t sexy, but my wallet is hot for you.

My husband and I, after realizing that we are merely large, undisciplined children, when it comes to spending, began envelope budgeting a few years ago. I know, it’s so freakishly dorky, but setting a limit for each category, and not spending when … Continue reading

01. November 2012 by Sam
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POETRY makes the subway stink less

There are moments, like when you’re waiting for the subway and you’re surrounded by too many grumpy people and breathing in all those special urban odors, when it would be really nice to be able to wave your magic wand … Continue reading

30. October 2012 by Pam
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Postagram sends Grandma a pretty postcard from your phone

Which is exactly what I did. The first time I used Postagram, it was to send my 92-year-old grandmother in California a picture of the Eiffel Tower all bathed in pink that I’d published on Instagram. Yes, I walk by three … Continue reading

27. October 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Family, Life, Photography | 4 comments

Do you really need that sparkly thing? Donate the money – Instead

If you spend a lot of time using social media, you’re constantly being badgered to sign petitions, support crowdfunded projects, donate donate donate… Venturing into our social apps is sometimes like stepping into another universe and suddenly being surrounded by … Continue reading

27. October 2012 by Pam
Categories: Giving, Life, Money | Leave a comment

With Koubachi you’re less likely to kill Tanya. Or maybe your kid.

I remember a trip to the ER one day because my 8 year-old son, on some imaginary adventure in the back yard, decided he needed to use his new jackknife to carve up and taste one of my plants… “Mommy, … Continue reading

26. October 2012 by Pam
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