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Pop Culture

Tim Gunn, National Treasure

Welcome to our first recap of my personal guilty pleasure, Project Runway.  Last night was a banner episode for our designers, filled with more drama than a room full of Bieber fans.   Snippy designers, eye-rolling and a few dozen yards of hideous gray sweatshirt fleece makes for great TV.

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We try it!

We Try It: All Natural Cleaning

Let me start by saying I hate to clean.  There’s no particular reason, I can just always find something I’d rather do than scrub, dust or vacuum the various parts of my home.  So I’ll usually buy whatever product says it will allow me to spend less time cleaning and more time goofing around on […]

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You Complete Me Internet

You Complete Me, Internet Volume Two

The internet is a fascinating place, filled with wonder, angry people and weird stuff.   Join us as we dive into the most interesting place-a-ma-bobs we could find to help make your Thursday more delightful.

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Bodies

How to do a Breast Self Exam

Inspired by some intrepid Groupthinkers at Jezebel, who brought up the very valid point that sexualizing breast cancer awareness isn’t necessarily the best way to prevent breast cancer,  (Save second base? Really?) we thought it might be nice to be servicey and offer a basic how-to on self-exams.  Monthly self-exams, combined with annual mammograms for […]

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Op Ed

Focus on the Family’s Anti-Bullying Plan

Yesterday we looked at True Tolerance, Focus on the Family’s website which addresses school bullying.  Today we’ll be looking at the policy they recommend for school districts to address bullying without furthering the “homosexual agenda.”   And boy oh boy, is it a doozy.   As the True Tolerance site claims any of the materials available on […]

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Op Ed

Focus on the Family: Moralizing from the Bully Pulpit

It’s national Bullying Awareness week, a topic we will be covering extensively.  In the course of my research for an upcoming article, I stumbled upon a website on bullying created by Focus on the Family, a group not known for its acceptance or tolerance of anyone who does not believe the same way as Focus […]

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Ladyguides

Web Accessibility for Dummies

The internet has been a wonderful tool to make knowledge and information available to individuals who may not have had access to such information before.  Amongst all the pictures of cats, videos of people getting hit in the balls and porn, the internet is a treasure chest of stories, facts, opinions and trivia that has […]

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Perspectives

The Day My Mom Died

The day my mom died, it was beautiful outside.  The unbearable summer heat had started to break, the sun was shining and the sky was clear blue.  It was a Saturday, and I had all sorts of plans for things I was going to accomplish before I got The Call. 

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You Complete Me Internet

You Complete Me Internet

Link round up!  News, goodies, fun stuff and weirdness we found on the web to share with you. 

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Books

Book Review: Feed by Mira Grant

Welcome to the first We Try It! post, part of what will eventually be a daily feature. We Try It! posts are reviews of just about anything, from books to movies to websites to products. For my first review, I chose the book Feed, by Mira Grant. Why? Because it’s about zombies and bloggers, and […]

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Ladyguides

Internet Smarts

Raise your hand if you’ve posted on the internet after one too many glasses of wine.  Now raise your hand if you’ve posted something really stupid on the internet without thinking first.  There are a blue million sites and articles out there which will tell you how to protect yourself from the other people on […]