I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


Giving thanks: you helped my kid’s video to win!

November 22, 2012

Back in September, I asked for your help in “liking” and watching a video that my daughter Gabi made about her summer camp trip to Tanzania. Guess what — she […]

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Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

October 29, 2012

Please excuse me for moving slowly but I just spent the last 24 hours getting ready for Sandy — leaving me with a sore back. And it needs to heal […]

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Facebook can hurt college applications

October 8, 2012

When I went to College Night at my daughter’s high school last week, I was totally shocked to hear that colleges hire experts to snoop around the Facebook profiles of […]

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Wishes for my kid’s fall semester

September 13, 2012

So today, I’m here shamelessly campaigning for my kid’s video from her summer camp experience. She was in Tanzania doing community service, helping to build a school in the village […]

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3 ways to stretch your dollars at Mohonk Mountain House

August 7, 2012

I can hardly believe that I just spent $1,129.16 for a one-night, mother-daughter getaway to a top-rated spa. No regrets! In fact, if I’ve got a glow, it’s probably due […]

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Food is fun

July 24, 2012

Remember when my daughter went away to camp in early July? And how I was home alone trying to find new things to look forward to? Well, with the kid […]

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3 ways I’m learning to be a smart traveller

April 9, 2012

PARIS, France — Ugh, I was just pickpocketed! Want to hear even more distressing information? On the Air France flight from New York to Paris, I managed to lose my […]

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