CA mom SHOCKED to find out Nutella is NOT a healthy food, sues

Oh dear sweet Lord. Should have seen this one coming. In yet another stunning example (mom sues McDonalds, anyone?) of stupid Americans being stupid, then being litigious and making the United States look silly and gullible, a San Diego mom is suing Nutella for their misleading claims that Nutella is healthy. Funny thing is, I … Continue reading

Cat lady wisdom – essentials learned from Pam Johnson-Bennett

Combine a cat lady with a bookworm, and you get someone who has read a lot about cats. There’s a LOT of blather online about pet care, some of it right, some wrong and a lot anecdotal.Even if you’ve grown up with cats, a lot of general ideas about cat ownership are wrong, or at … Continue reading

REVIEW: Oregon Trail on Facebook – first days

The (90s nostalgic) world was all aflutter last week  when The Learning Company posted this teaser trailer for a “new” Facebook game: That’s right! Just when you thought you had kicked your Facebook game addiction (I’ve been “clean” more than a year!), TLC is bringing back The Oregon Trail (and Carmen Sandiego, in a few … Continue reading

The Chipmunks Adventure explains so much about the Millennial, post-feminist girl

Whilst listening to The Chipmunk Adventure soundtrack at work, I tumbled enthusiastically about how OMG, the movie is TOTALLY pro-women’s lib. While my observation of two rather kick-ass tracks is certainly true, if you listen to all the Chipette’s songs and think about some of the sequences in the film, it actually says a lot … Continue reading

$85 haircuts, Disneyland, Top Chefs and other very L.A. things

January has been the month of going full tilt at the “going California” thing. Not only did I start going to the gym, I had my inaugural “exorbitantly priced L.A. haircut,” went to Disneyland AND dined at the establishment of a real Top Chef — and HE WAS THERE. It’s been epic. First, my hair. … Continue reading

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