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Whip it out and wow them: make a teensy slide presentation on your phone with Stitch

Remember elementary school, when you learned how to make visual aids for your oral reports and so on? And then came the kids and their reports (by which time you were a pro). I don’t know about you, but I … Continue reading

24. April 2013 by Pam
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You’ll blend better in Paris if you use the RATP Metro app and leave the sensible shoes at home

The reputation Paris has for being fashionable (and snooty) can be intimidating to travelers. If you’re coming here, there are so many ways that you can blend in. And trust me, you want to. Because even if you try to … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Sam
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When you need to know what time it is right now in Hong Kong and Austin: Synchronize

I’ve lived in France for over six years and still nobody in my family in California has a clue at any given moment what time it is here. I gave them an easy trick: count back three hours and change … Continue reading

09. January 2013 by Pam
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Toshl (and its adorable monsters) keep me from being a total flake with money

I have balanced my checkbook exactly once in my life, shortly after I got my first checking account. I rarely have a precise idea of how much money I have, how much I’ve spent, or what I spent it on. … Continue reading

07. January 2013 by Pam
Categories: Life, Money, Organization, Productivity | 2 comments

I simply could not have a BFF who was a pushy control freak, which is why I love Doris

I’m pretty damn organized (except for the surface of my desk). But no matter how organized you are, there are only so many things you can juggle in your head at a time. That number is generally believed to be … Continue reading

05. January 2013 by Pam
Categories: Life, Organization, Productivity, Sanity | 2 comments

Printic: shiny, happy, nostalgic prints of your digital pics

I’m old enough to remember when we got a Polaroid camera, when it was the hottest new gadget. The sound it made when it spit the photo out, my dad waving the not-yet-picture around in the air to dry it, … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Photography | 2 comments

I defy you to guess what kind of music I want to listen to when I feel sexy, Stereomood!

Just not possible! Seriously. Because for any woman it might be princess sexy or dominatrix sexy or anything in between, and they all have different soundtracks. Right? Plus, it looks like a bunch of 25-year-old guys (mostly) put together the … Continue reading

01. January 2013 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Entertaining, Fun, Music | 1 comment

Cowgirl Confab: Sam and Pam talk about Instagram

Instagram is a mobile app that lets you share visual moments, either privately among your own friends and family, or publicly on the Internet, as well as on Facebook, which bought the company this year. Until very recently, you could … Continue reading

22. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: Artsy, Cowgirl Confab, Photography | 3 comments

Mr Mood will tell you if it’s time to reinvent yourself

The best system I ever encountered in my life was the one where I’d get a slip of paper with a smiley face or a frowny face (or something in between) on it when I picked up my preschool son … Continue reading

21. December 2012 by Pam
Categories: Fun, Health/Fitness, Life | 1 comment

Just want to dash in and leave Jim Morrison a joint? iPèreLachaise

So my nephew came to Paris all by himself to visit his auntie for the first time this summer, a week before he turned 13. I planned the gothic and gargoyle teenage boy trip for him, though I did sneak … Continue reading

15. December 2012 by Pam
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Billr, so you don’t have to do math after three glasses of wine

I don’t want do math after even one glass of wine. Or before it. Or ever. And, though you want to be cool, after a while you get tired of splitting the check four ways when all you ever order … Continue reading

13. December 2012 by Pam
Categories: Entertainment, Food, Life, Money, Organization | Leave a comment

Yes, Virginia, the world really DOES need another photo app: Starmatic

I am one of those Instagram (IG) people (although with only three food pics out of 642, I’m not one of those Instagram people). But a little part of me died the day Facebook bought IG. I knew that little by … Continue reading

11. December 2012 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Photography | 2 comments

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