Tomato, Tomahto…Pondering Pronunciation

Everyone has their own unique way of pronouncing things.  Depending on where you grew up, where you live, where you’re from, how you learned, the English language is quite diverse.  Or at least that’s how it seems.  Growing up in … Continue reading

Shopping On a Budget with Family Dollar – Aloha Friday

When I was growing up, one of my favorite places to shop with my allowance was the 99-cent store.  They had signs emblazoned with “All items 99-Cents All the Time!”  Of course they did have other items on the tippy-top … Continue reading

Thanksgiving is Right Around the Corner

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is a mere two-weeks away?  Well, if you want to be technical about it, it’s really only 13 days away.  I love Thanksgiving.  It’s kind of a bummer that Thanksgiving tends to get pushed to … Continue reading