Take a good look!

This post is dedicated to all of us nearsighted people- who see those thin little pharmacy glasses sold for 9.99 and think to themselves: “yeah, right”‘, and who take off their glasses and need a rescue team to find them again. I am not a medical/health/emotional/financial /nutrition or any other kind of expert as far …

Coffee scrub??

I am not a medical/health/emotional/financial /nutrition or any other kind of expert as far as it concerns the contents of this blog,  therefore anything written on the blog is not to be taken as any kind of advice, and should you choose to rely on anything  I write on this blog- you are doing it …

My top 8 tips for saving on car fuel!

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Did Marisa Tomei read me a book??

Well- she absolutely did- she did a marvelous job, too, and it didn’t cost me a penny either. *I’ve been a fan of hers since her EPIC performance in “My cousin Vinny”, and then she went on to “Seinfeld” and did that EPIC 2 part “the Cadillac” episode, and there you go- one talented lady …

Why I do my best to avoid paracetamols.

I am not a medical/health/emotional/financial /nutrition or any other kind of expert as far as it concerns the contents of this blog,  therefore anything written on the blog is not to be taken as any kind of advice, and should you choose to rely on anything  I write on this blog- you are doing it …

My 10 favorite books!

I love reading. Actually, it’s a necessity for me. I am a class A introvert, and a stellar nerd, avoid people’s company as much as I can and don’t watch TV. at all. But that’s like saying I read books because I get bored, which is not the case. I read because I love the …

Look at it from a different angle.

A month ago I was washing dishes at my kitchen sink when I realized my eyes were closed. The sun was directly in my pupils. The thing is- we have a huge tree that shades most of our garden most of the summer, but this year it was shedding its flowers and not yet blooming …

Why did I let go of my motorcycle dream?

3 years ago I bought myself this beautiful motorcycle as an early retirement gift. I know, flashy, and not exactly frugal. but I reasoned myself that the costs of maintaining a 2-wheel drive are considerably lower than those of a 4-wheel drive. That, apparently- was only half true. Apparently, my small 125 Honda PCX insurance …

Family gatherings V. diet!?!

Ok, so since you already know I tell you quite a lot of unflattering stuff about myself (though admittedly not everything- no need for you to feel superior), the following incident didn’t make me proud but did teach me an important lesson- so here it is: A few years ago, my sister got divorced (amicably– …

“Oh, it’s OK-It’s only date sugar!”

Every now and then, life presents me with a conflict of sorts. This time, it was my obvious overuse of date syrup. “So sugar is off limits- everybody knows it’s not good for you, so I’ll just top everything with date syrup- if it’s made from dates, and it says “no added sugar”- then I …