What is Retailer Altar’d States Doing Right?

As a long time fan of Altar’d States I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised to find their rapid and beautifully executed expansions throughout Houston.  And then checking their website, I found their growth was not limited, but instead nationwide.  For those of you unfamiliar, Altar’d States is a boutique, that originated out… Read More

The Weekend Run Down #2

Hello Happy Readers and a Happy Weekend to You All! This month long “hiatus” of homelessness has proven not 100% conducive to maintaining my blog, but it has allowed me to continue participating more than I expected.   The girls and I have really embraced the time to take in some amazing malls, that I’m excited… Read More

The Weekend Run Down

To all my dear blogging peeps you will hear less from me until March.  I’m not disappearing all together, but as we are in the long process of traveling and moving the time I will have to commit and the access to internet may be spotty.   This lady is going solo with two precious tots.… Read More

What is the Cost of an Increase in Minimum Wage to a Minimum Wage Employee?

There is no question about it, minimum wage is not enough to help U.S. families out of poverty, there is an incredibly audible outcry for change. So let’s talk numbers. How much of a raise do you feel you need?  Some picketers hold signs asking for 15 dollars an hour; but let’s alter the reality… Read More

How to Indulge, Inspire, and Reform your Community

Just in case you didn’t know, just in case you’ve ostracized yourself and haven’t noticed sleigh bell’s ringing, or ornate Christmas decor along the streets, then let me remind you, it’s the Holiday Season!  This means a height in shopping, and as every year goes, a real spike for Amazon. But why not get out… Read More