10 FREE Summer Reading Programs

Tweet     10 FREE Summer Reading Programs Check out 10 FREE Summer Reading Programs below some even encouraging adults to read!  In Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers book, the author highlights the main negative education difference between demographics including race happens during the summer when “learning loss” occurs.  He explains how the kids who don’t have education support, incentive, etc. to continue learning lose […]

2011 Black Friday Store Hours

Tweet Don’t forget to check out my 2009 Black Friday post and my 2010 Black Friday posts for my past Black Friday shopping plans and favorite websites. I read through them and both still absolutely apply! Based on the stores listed by Black Friday 2011, I sorted the stores by open hours (a LOT of […]

Watch UTSA Graduations Online

Tweet Do you have a loved one overseas, out of state, in the hospital?  Watch the UTSA graduation online: http://dlat.utsa.edu/accordent/Static/UTSAxCommencement+Ceremonies/ And for more detailed information from UTSA’s Graduation Office, please see this link: http://utsa.edu/oit/video/ITV_commencement.html  

Best Hand Sanitizer

Tweet Hand sanitizer. Raise your (potentially germy) hand if everyone at work is out of the office with the flu, a cold, or some other communicable disease? Last year I wrote another blog post comparing the symptoms of the flu, H1N1, and the common cold and being able to tell the difference between the three. […]

Best FREE Preschool iPhone apps

Tweet I don’t even need to own an iPhone to know how helpful a few strategically downloaded games can be when it comes to entertaining your child (or someone else’s!)  Here are one’s that I have downloaded on other people’s phones or that were recommended to me! All the apps are free to download and […]

Magnolia Pancake Haus

Tweet Tasty Byte: Magnolia Pancake Haus Website: http://www.magnoliapancakehaus.com Address: 13444 West Ave | San Antonio, TX 78216 { MAP } Phone: 210.496.0828 Tasty Bytes Also, make sure that you don’t miss the St. PJ’s Children’s Home Pajama Run, this October 2, 2010 from 8am until 1pm. During this time you’ll be able to enjoy a […]

Restaurant Week | San Antonio

Tweet In an impassioned attempt to support the local economy, a friend and I have enthusiastically participated in and relished San Antonio’s 1st Annual Restaurant Week which started Saturday, August 21st and lasts through Saturday, August 22nd! So many choices, so little time! How to choose? Check out where I ate and see mouthwatering pictures […]

Best Website to Upload Large Files

Tweet After coming back from an incredible vacation in San Diego and Las Angeles, California, I had a million pictures to share. Sure I immediately posted them on Facebook and Picasa but there’s not really easy to send a zip file of all the images. The file, too large for gmail, also exceeded the uploading […]

2010 Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Tweet This summer when your kids start to get bored, remind them that they can make money and get lots of fun free stuff, simply by reading a couple minutes each day!  We participated in a lot of these programs last year and had an incredible time! Across the nation, Half Price Books is offering […]

2010 US Census | Importance & Information

Tweet 10 simple questions… Find detailed information about the questions in the form here. According to the Constitution, a US Census is required every 10 years.  Why do we need to fill out the survey that’s still mailed to us?  (They’re currently experimenting with Internet response forms for the future; maybe by 2020 they’ll have […]