Articles tagged with shopping
Gratitude Challenge Day #632
Hey there, everyone. I'm actually in the middle of watching a movie and finishing up my work, so I'm just going to get right down to the Gratitude Challenge for today.... 1. There is still a bunch of work from one of my favorite clients, which should hope
Gratitude Challenge Day #627
Hey, everyone. I didn’t get around to posting anything else, so I tweaked my blogging schedule a bit. I was busy doing other things earlier, and I am also focusing on my freelance writing orders right now. I think I am just going to get right down to
Shopping on New Years Day 2016
I was up and out of the house by 9:30 a.m. yesterday. I had a coupon for a free drink at Starbucks that was expiring! I started my day with a venti-sized peppermint mocha, which I rarely drink, but it was so cold outside that it seemed like the thing
Look Who's Back....
I haven't been on here in a minute, or two, or three haha. But I was enjoying my Christmas break, and my laptop probably enjoyed the break as well lol. I may be behind on some comments, but I'll catch up; it's not like I posted anything new since Dec. 22nd
A Houseful of Boys
At approximately 10:30 this morning, after a harrowing driver through city traffic in heavy rain, K and I made it to the airport to pick up our oldest son. Despite the storms ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Outer Banks of North Carolina both legs of his
Gratitude Challenge Day #619
Hey there, everyone. I would say I had a good day, and I am finished with my work. I want to get the Gratitude Challenge up so I can hit the hay soon. Here is my little gratitude list for today.... 1. I received a few more direct orders and finished every
*Waves* Here I Am!
Do you know why I haven't posted yet today? I totally forgot, that's why. I was so wrapped up in other things. I'm sorry, guys lol. I'm here now though. We didn't babysit yesterday, but we did babysit today. He was picked up sometime between 2:30pm and 3p
Another Busy Weekend Ahead
I was gonna post this one tomorrow, but I decided to do it today... I'm going to have a somewhat busy weekend ahead of me. I don't think I'll be out all day for 2-3 days straight, but I don't know how often I'll be on here. Friday is my best friend's bir
My Life These Past Few Days
Hey, guys, I am just posting a blog to talk about life these past few days. It was eventful, but nothing really new… but I’m going to post about it anyways. I’m just going to start with Friday. I went shopping with my Mother and younger
Gratitude Challenge Day #614
Hello there, everyone. I'm tired and winding down, but I am also finishing up my batch of work for today. I wanted to post the Gratitude Challenge before midnight though lol. So here are the things I am grateful for today.... 1. The work is slowing down a
My Activity May Slow Down For Now....
I know I haven’t been on in the past few days. I’ll get into my regular updates on my last few days in another post this week. I just want to talk about my activity on here as of late, and for the rest of the month. The weekdays have been busi
Gratitude Challenge Day #613
I'm a little behind on posting, yada-yada-yada the usual lol. Eh, I don't have much to talk about right now anyways. Babysitting, writing, getting ready for Christmas, etc. - it was pretty much business as usual today. I do want to get in the Gratitude Cha
Yes, I'm Still Here....
Hey there, everyone. I realize I wasn't on yesterday (the weekend don't count because I'm not always on during the weekend). I had other things to take care of, like my freelance writing and actually responding to people on here, so I decided not to post.
Gratitude Challenge Day #610
Hey there, everyone. I was busy all day today. I was out with my younger sister, and then out with my best friend, and then I was just exhausted. I'm only posting the Gratitude Challenge today, so here is my gratitude list for December 4th.....1. I went ou
Happy December, Everyone!
I'm a little late on posting, but oh well lol. Happy December, everyone! I am looking forward to the Christmas season, the WWE event and New Years Eve. :) I have not caught the plague that kept me coughing all winter last year, sooo.... so far, so good. I
Gratitude Challenge Day #607
Hey there, everyone. I am finished with my work and in the middle of watching WWE Raw. You know what this means... I'll be getting right down to the Gratitude Challenge for today. :)1. I had a good Thanksgiving/Thanksgiving weekend. We celebrated the holid
My Holiday Weekend Was Swell
Hey there, everyone. I know I said we'd play the weekend by ear, but obviously I wound up not posting at all haha. I guess I'll go through my lovely little weekend lol.We watched the Thanksgiving Parade by flipping through two different channels, and once
No Black Friday Deals for Me
Many may still remember the tragedy at a Long Island Walmart seven years ago. A 34-year-old employee was trampled to death by mob of early shoppers. Even what some might call "a giant of a man" at 6-feet 5-inches tall, Djimytai Damour
Gratitude Challenge Day #606
Sooo, I am finished with my work and almost ready to call it a night with being online. I just wanted to get in the Gratitude Challenge for today first. :) 1. I did better with my writing this week than I thought I would, and I am pretty much finished for
Gratitude Challenge Day #603
Heyyy there, everyone. :) I have been out almost all day, then I came home and took a long nap... and then worked on three assignments. I'm tired, hungry and I have a headache, so I'm just going to do the Gratitude Challenge tonight. Sooo, here are the thi
I've Been a Busy Bee
Heyyy, everyone. I am going to have to set aside a day to get back to people, which I have done before, but I wanted to throw up a quick blog post to let my connections on here know how I have been doing.I have been busy, busy, busy these past few days. I
Weekend, WWE and Writing - Oh My!
I was thinking of skipping my blogging today, but decided not to. I didn’t realize my last post on here was on October 15th. My bad lol. Between the usual writing and babysitting, and then spending time with my loved ones, I’ve been a bit busy
Chilly Grey Sunday and a Trip to the Mall
It is another grey morning. Not quite 9 a.m. as I write this, the temperature is also chilly at 49F/8C degrees. Brrr! The wind has died down and it is expected to be mostly cloudy today with highs of 63F. At least the clouds will not open up and dum
I was out in #Manchester yesterday. Mr C was at a gaming and computer event, so I was allowed to wander round the Trafford Centre #shopping mall for the afternoon. Manchester is a very #multicultural location, not quite as obviously so as some areas of En
We have a dining room table again
Woke up to bright sunshine this morning, so I decided to make the most of it and tidy up the #conservatory before I sat down to write and sort out eBay sales. The good news is that after three hours of tidying, sorting out, throwing out and recycling, we
Hellooo, Fellow Writers!
Hey there, peeps. I hope you're all doing well. It's been a few days since I have posted, so I thought I would pop in before getting started on my work for the day. Hmmm, how was my last few days? I went out with my best friend on Friday, since she was pu
Apple Festival, Shopping and a Lazy Day... Oh My!
Hey there, everyone! My weekend has been a pretty good one, even though Saturday was exhausting lol. I went to the Apple Festival yesterday with my family and best friends, and it was a blast! We went on the hayride, visited the petting zoo (I pet a horse
Feeling Bored and Obligated Is Your Choice
A couple of years ago, I received correspondence from an acquaintance who shared that he took his mother grocery shopping each Sunday. It is a ritual for them and, for helping her, she buys him groceries for the week. He continued, "W
Manners in the Mall
Have you ever noticed how people sometimes behave badly in a #shopping mall? Sometimes they rush into #elevators /lifts leaving very little space for mothers with #toddlers or prams. It is really so rude and inconsiderate. I
Let's Get In A Weekend Post...
Hey there, everyone. I am in the midst of blogging a bit, and then I need to move on to other things. I wanted to get a blog up on here though; just to talk about my weekend a bit. :)I think my Friday mainly consisted of babysitting and writing. I don't th
Loyal to a smaller business.
This is a category I haven't posted in before now, well at least to the best of my knowledge I haven't. I live in a coastal fishing town. There is very little to do here unless your drinking, fishing or part of the military. Okay I kid, there is ple
Budget and Survival Skills versus In Sickness and In Health
The alternate title for this #FOPP post is: “Am I being callous, insensitive, lacking empathy, unsympathetic, cruel and unkind?” Perusing my eMail Inbox and quickly glanced at a question in one of the messages that made me chuckle. It was ab
My Usual Weekend Post
I have been posting at least once over the past few weekends, so I guess the title of this little blogging post works, right lol? My weekend has been okay so far. I slept in and then watched the family movie "House Arrest" with my nieces and Mother. I lov
Sort of Getting Back To The Grind…
...And I say “sort of” because the job board is still empty. I did receive three assignments from my regular client, and I took an assignment from another client (so hopefully that goes well). I had my wisdom tooth surgically removed on Friday
I Have Busy Few Days Ahead....
Hey there, everyone. I wanna let you all know right off the bat that Monday through Wednesday of this week is gonna be busy for me. There's nothing wrong or anything, I just have other things I need to do. I have writing, we're babysitting longer hours, a
Trying an Online Shopping Market
I have always been someone who likes to go grocery shopping, but tend to spend too much doing so. I have also started to buy more wholesome foods and certain organic products. I have a place where I go when I am in Tacoma, but do not like to tr
Just Some Weekend Blogging
Before I go any further, I want to wish my Daddy in Heaven a Happy Father's Day. This is the second one we are celebrating without you, but I know you are watching over us. I love you and miss you so much. Rest well always. <3 Aside from celebrating Fa
Do It Out of Love, Not Obligation
Last year, I received some correspondence from an acquaintance who shared that he took his mother grocery shopping on Sundays. It is a Sunday ritual for them. For helping her, she buys him groceries for week. I was terribly disturbed, however,
Watched Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 went to chuck e cheese and found 2 geocaches
My kitchen sink started leaking really bad a few days ago. About once a year I have to have parts replaced. My father in law who is a plumber and worked on it for me this morning thinks that the hot water I use is what might be causing it. As soon a
I Should Post Something, So Here I Am!
Hey there, everyone! I realize I haven't posted since Wednesday, May 13th, so here I am. It's not going to be much, but it's just a little update to let you know how my week has been going. Wednesday and Thursday were kind of so-so with babysitting. You k
Got all my shopping done for my daughters birthday
Yesterday while my children were in school I went shopping for the last of the gifts I wanted to buy my daughter for her upcoming birthday. Most of the items I was able to buy online which I love as it was a lot more convenient and I got some really great
Going Out and Writing....
Monday and Tuesday were productive, and today...was not. There were two assignments on the "Favorite Writers Board" (which you have to be added to by clients), so I grabbed one and went out with my best friend. We hit Big Lots, The Dollar Tree and Walmart
The Mystery of the Perfect Condiments
For several years we've been adjusting, changing, modifying our #diet . "We" equal my significant other and me. Had you asked me 40 years ago about “veggie burgers”, I probably would have tried to pretend not to hear the question or act like yo
My Weekend Was Eventful and Relaxing
I kind of disappeared over the weekend, but that's because I was somewhat busy, and then relaxing lol. I went to the flea market/Amish market with my best friend and her son on Saturday. I bought him this little $3 Cookie Monster doll that he loved! Oh, a
My Fox Collection
Do you have a Tumblr blog? Currently publishing two blogs: one that's freestyle and one dedicated to online #shopping . It's for #business but it's fun! What makes Tumblr different from the other #bloggingplatforms ? Can't speak for the other platfor
I Have a Headache
Hey, guys. This may not be the most spectacular post because I have a headache and other aches, but I wanted to post SOMETHING.I wound up going out today with my younger sister and best friend. We hit up the mall, and then dropped my sister off at her boyf
Yeah, I'm Still Around
I honestly had no idea that I haven't posted since April 1st. Wow. You know the drill though; I had my freelance writing and babysitting, I fell behind, yadi-yadi-yadi.We only babysit about a half-day yesterday, and I had the munchkins solo for the most pa
Sorry I Haven’t Been Around!
I know, I know, I have been MIA for days. It looks like my last post was on Thursday night.So Friday was a bit hectic. Let's see here. My one year old nephew was laying on the couch and rolled the wrong way, so he fell off and busted his lip. He was okay,
Doughnuts...You can't just resist them.
Yesterday as I was #shopping for groceries, my children insisted on buying some #doughnuts. They love to eat doughnuts very much and I bought them a box containing six of these mouth watering goodies. When we came back home, I lectured them about importa
can't believe i'm talking about shopping again...
after i just wrote about using discount cards and shopping (read about it here, http://www.personapaper.com/article/26061-discount-cards). anyway, i signed up for a number of online shopping sites here in my country. although i want to try out
I Know, I Was MIA Again...
Hey guys, I know I was MIA the past few days. I really wasn't in the mood to blog. Here's what happened. Shawn Michaels' signing was rescheduled to March 8th due to the weather, and I found out my original ride had prior commitments, so she is not going to
Florida Flowers in Texas Gardens
Florida was discovered by Ponce de Leon. When he first arrived he saw nothing but gorgeous flowers everywhere. Hence he named the state “Florida” which is the Spanish word for flowers. Everybody has a memory of their elementary school
My Valentine’s Day Was Nice
Well now, things seem to be pretty slow on here today, or at least on my end. But oh well, I’m going to post something else anyways. I just wanted to talk about my Valentine’s Day.Everyone in the household had a Valentine, and mine was my ten y
I'm Tired, But Free
It's been a long day away from home base today – a whole eight hours. I got my X-ray first. Then we went to San Luis Obispo for lunch. While we were waiting for the best prices to kick in, I walked around the parking lot and the street behind the res
46.6 Square Feet
I heard a strangely fascinating statistic on the radio last week: In the United States, there is 46.6 square feet of retail space for every person in the nation. In the United Kingdom, it's 23 square feet, in Canada, it's 13 square feet, and
My self control was sorely tested today
Today it was not actually any physical exertion that has tired me out completely though I did spend about 3-4 hours in a #shopping mall, but a constant hold that I had to put on my own self control and purse-strings. All over #Islamabad, every shop and br
Why Some People are Rich and Others are Poor
Have you ever wondered why so few people own so much of the world's wealth? How did some people get so much money? Why is it that the gap between the rich and the poor keeps growing? Sometimes people blame the poor for being poor.
I Thought I Was Hearing Things
I thought I was hearing things. This morning our adult son rolled up to the house on his bike. He's taken over my husband's bike to include cycling as part of his fitness regime and, as he currently doesn't have a car, it is being used more and more for tr
Our Symphonic Life
City life on Sunday afternoon at the open shopping square. A tram drives pass to and fro through this square, which adds to the tourist attraction. While at it, the stroll there couldn't have been better anywhere else. This shopping square, the esplanade,
Boring Updates On My Boring Life...
Hey guys, I just wanted to drop in and say hello. :) I know I am not always active here and I do apologize for that.My work week started off rather slow, with very little work to choose from on Monday. I am grateful that I found a few assignments though. T
Finding your Soul-mate on streets?
Are you trying to find your soulmate on streets? Noway ! Does it mean that there is no help at hand? But, long back i had read somewhere, Good men are not found on the street! The saying goes like this. But I do not agree... All men, good or bad walk
I never pay full price for clothing.
I never pay full price for clothing. This was a habit I got into when I was a young teen. I would go to the outlets with my grandmother in Reading, Pennsylvania and I would shop name brand clothes and shoes for less. Old Navy, Doone & Burke, Coach, Tim
Taking the Ethical Ambiguity Out of Shopping Online
Can you remember a time before you could shop online? I sure do, but it feels like a vague and distant past. We used to ask each other if we'd ever shop online, but these days it's almost a given. Even people who have opted for a simpler lifestyle on a ho
Hiyeeee, Persona Paper People!
...Now say that one three times fast lol. I wound up going out on Saturday, and I got a good chunk of my Christmas shopping done. I bought my older sister Bath and Body Works stuff, my teenage niece Tardis boots and my best friend a Chucky cup (for her bir
Sorry For Not Posting
I'm still working things into my writing schedule, plus I was busy with my freelance writing plus babysitting, and yadi-yadi-yadi.I am starting to move forward with my Christmas shopping. I have finished two of my nieces, my nephew and I am halfway finishe
This Time A Pregnant Woman is A Scammer
Scammer comes in all sizes, shapes and age. last month I wrote about a 78yo widow as a scammer: http://www.personapaper.com/article/12942-a-78-year-old-widow-is-a-scammer. Now I read about another one. This time in San Diego, CA. A witness saw a #pregnant
The Holidays are coming! *Part 1
As I wrote in my introduction post, Thanksgiving and Christmas are my two favorite Holidays. Mainly because of the family getting together and cooking together, and talking about their lives, and everyone's memories from growing up. But also because I love
Random Blogging Post
Hello, everyone! I am not even sure what I am going to say on this post, so I will just wing it lol.So I had the bright idea to write out all my posts for Persona Paper and Bubblews in advance. This way, I can just work on my freelance writing assignments.
This Has Been a Crazy Week
It all started on Monday. It seems my husband's #plumbing and the toilet plumbing in the hall bathroom don't work well together. This resuts in gallons of hot water being carried into the bathroom to try to dissolve what won't go down and several attempts
Mother-Daughter Bonding Day 2
So we started off day two with an very early visit to the #laboratory for some #blood #works. Then when we got back to the hotel we went straight for #breakfast. Then we went back to the room to sleep again to wait for the results. Also her #boyfriend was
Are Parents Really That Irresponsible?
I just read again on the news in California how another #toddler was rescued from a closed car in the heat at a #shopping #mall. There have been a few of these kind of news. Not just in the US but seems like all over. There was once in the Philippines but
Today's Thrift Store Haul
I enjoy thrift store shopping for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is saving hard-earned cash. When I have a need for a clothing item, the first place I go to is the thrift shop. If I can't find what I want there, then it's onto a regular store
So Has Anyone Bought Anything From Those Online Shopping Sites?
So has anyone bought anything from those online shopping sites such as Groupon, Ensogo, and Deal Grocer? I have an account on all three but I haven't pulled the trigger on anything yet. Any reminders I need to keep in mind when buying items from these site
A Business that Welcomes Children
Have you ever taken children into a store only to have the employees follow them around as though they were little criminals? These kinds of #stores often have signs on their shelves like “You break it, you bought it.” Granted, there may be goo