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Get your Frog on with I say that, I say nothing

I’m easily amused. I admit it. One of my favorite games, as an American living here in France, is to play around with chichés and idioms, literally translating them from one language to the other. I’ve asked my nearly all … Continue reading

13. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: WTF? | 2 comments

Little Photo filters the wow factor into mobile snapshots

I’m a hot mess with a camera. I swear. I’ve got all of these fantastically talented photog friends, and they like to flaunt their sexy mad Photoshop skills, and super expensive/intimidating gear. I, on the other hand, shamelessly plaster my … Continue reading

10. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: Artsy, Photography | 2 comments

Fatbooth is my dirty little secret

I was always thin, skinny even, no matter what I ate, until a few years ago when I gained about 40 pounds. It was a very difficult period for me, not so much because of the weight, but because of … Continue reading

30. November 2012 by Sam
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Songkick just told me how I can fill the music shaped hole in my heart

Chris Garneau is playing in Paris on December 13th. I won’t be able to go, as I’m blowing my wad on a trip to the City of Light for some little geek conference next week, and we’re really getting too … Continue reading

28. November 2012 by Sam
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Poker Hands is teaching me when to hold ‘em

And when to fold ‘em. A couple of months ago I competed, on a whim, in my first Texas Hold ‘Em tournament. Despite the fact that my dad taught me to play with pennies when I was barely old enough to … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Sam
Categories: Fun, Games | 1 comment

Triple Town may be a gateway drug, but I needed an intervention

I couldn’t stop. I swear, I don’t know what got ahold of me. I’m not a gamer. I cringe at the thought of wasting precious time in front of a screen doing nothing that will benefit me, causing me pangs of guilt … Continue reading

21. November 2012 by Sam
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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
Categories: Money | Leave a comment

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