Posts tagged Amazon.com

20,000 steps on Fitbit, time for a treadmill desk

   October 16, 2014 11:53 am    0

Yes I did hit 20,000 steps and then some on Saturday. I got a nice e-mail message from Fitbit that included Yipee — which is a misspelling of Yippee, but hey, I still like the message. That equates to more than 9 miles for me in one day, and I trekked more than 250 miles…

 

Read more

We tried gluten-free candy for Valentine’s Day

   February 5, 2014 4:43 am    0

Natural, gluten- and GMO-free candy? With a name like The Lovely Candy Company, you gotta love it. The company makes delicious, caramels, chocolate chews, licorice drops, super fruit chews and fruit chews. In 2013, Chicago’s Mike and Jackie Nakamura wanted an all-natural candy line, so they made their own. Mike is also the CEO of Bem Wireless…

 

Read more

Fashion Friday — boots that fit real women’s calves

   October 11, 2013 7:53 am    1

Time to reboot? Me too! I am in search of boots, and I have spent a lifetime trying to squeeze my small feet and larger-than-average calves into designer boots. I’ve used pliers to pull those zippers up on occasion. I’ve worked up a sweat getting them on and never take them off until day is…

 

Read more

Fashion Friday — frogs make hoppy rain boots

   April 12, 2013 6:01 am    0

This week I found must-have rain boots and sandals — for the April showers and May flowers. I really liked these boots at left, but then I discovered they were for kids. So I searched for them for women, and I found them. They are on sale at Bootshop for $49.95 on Amazon. There’s also a ladybug version…

 

Read more

Finally, dolls for all us sports girls

   March 26, 2012 7:35 am    0

If you can’t find a doll that hits the mark for your daughter, try Go! Go! Sports Girls Dolls. Right now, 13 multi-racial dolls swim, dance, run, participate in gymnastics, play basketball, softball, golf and tennis — (see Gracie the tennis player at left). They retail for about $20. Jodi Norgaard, president of Dream Big Toy Company, a…

 

Read more