Amazon Prime Now- Shopgirl has turned to the Dark Side

“Shit,” it slipped out before I could even stop myself.  I stared up at the glowing red bullseye from the drivers side window as Mr. R made the final touches on the great restraining of baby K’s car seat.  “We forgot the diapers.”  It was the entire reason we had embarked on this journey with… Read More

Mom’s Day Mayhem at the Hardware Store

From the Archives: May 2015 It was the morning of Mother’s Day and due to the travel the day before I was last minute shopping for my mom at Lowe’s.  I thought it would be neat since it was her first Mother’s day as a grandparent to get a plant planted by my (at the… Read More

The Next Store Shutting Down in this Retail Pitfall May Surprise You

It seems since the ringing in of 2017 that Retail Armageddon has taken on a stronger hold of our economy than we may have ever expected in such a short time frame.  Entire collections of brick and mortars that we saw as pillars in the retail world are shutting down over night.  Since January we… Read More

Tired of Being Overcharged and Under-Appreciated by Airlines

This Shopgirl is looking with apprehension at the plethora of upcoming travel in February.  I have not traveled since the life changing October trauma in flight, so my nerves are not quite calmed, and as the dates grow closer my nerves turn overwhelming.  It does not help that the stress of utilizing any of the check-in processes at the United… Read More

End of an Era: Ringling Bros. To Close Its Final Curtain

It was announced yesterday that the Ringling Brothers Circus is to close that final curtain before the start of summer.   The cause they say are many things; show attendance and the trouble caused by PETA to name two. Thank You PETA: slowly destroying my childhood one magical memory at a time. When we moved to… Read More