Semi-Delicate Balance

Month: December 2013

Decorate on the Cheap for Christmas

How to decorate on the cheap

If you haven’t already bought your decorations after the “After Christmas” sale, then you might be in a bind for new decorations. Perhaps the decorations you have are little worse for wear. Ornaments that practically drips glitter when you barely touch it, sad looking wreaths that are all bent out of shape (literally), perhaps  half-flickering […] Read more…

Should You Get a Dog?

Should you get a dog?

With the holidays coming up, you might be considering adding another member to your family, perhaps an adorable new puppy wrapped in with a bow. I have a fur-baby myself. A beagle named Charlie-girl. I’ve had her ever since she was 8 weeks old, and now she’s 3 ½. As much as I LOVE dogs, […] Read more…

Handling Life Distractions at Work

Handling Life Distractions at Work

What a day. Not only do you have a busy work schedule but life has somehow managed to insert itself in. Fight with the husband, sick kid, money troubles. And you have to let it not affect you, or at least “show” that it doesn’t affect you at work. Unless you’re Meryl Streep, it’s going […] Read more…

Gift-Giving: The Husband Edition

Gift-Giving: The Husband Edition

Birthdays, Anniversaries, Holidays put the “BAH” in BAH Humbug. That’s a lot of gifts to give one person in one year. The “mac daddy” in gift giving holidays is Christmas (or Hanukkah or Kwanzaa or whatever, you know what I mean). Birthdays celebrate a special day to one person. Anniversaries celebrate a special day for […] Read more…