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Misleading marketing

April 3, 2019

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I should know better; if something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Last week, I was perusing Facebook and an ad popped up in my feed. Now normally I ignore ads, but this one caught my eye. It was for free bootcamp sessions at a gym near me. (On a side […]

Irony

January 25, 2017

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I pass this sign on my daily walks and I can’t help but laugh. Notice that there is not one, but TWO dessert places: the Dessert Workshop and the Treat Cupcake Bar. A picture is really worth a thousand words. . .

Mr. Ken’s fitbit adventure

April 20, 2016

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Earlier this month, it was my dear husband’s birthday. Since he has recently been on a walking kick (what better way to work off all those donuts!), I thought I would encourage this healthy new habit by getting him a fitbit as a present. Here’s the story of Mr. Ken and his latest toy. 1. […]

Now THAT’S great marketing

February 18, 2015

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As we are having our 4th big snowstorm in two weeks, I am really, really enjoying my Jessica Smith workouts.  Jessica lives and films her workouts in Florida.  It is so nice to see palm trees, pretty water views, boats and pelicans.  I can pretend that I am somewhere warm.  Maybe I should write a […]

Another Facebook rant

March 5, 2014

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I still have mixed feelings about social media. On one hand, I love it because I’ve met so many wonderful people from all over the world. On the other hand, it seems much easier for people to be annoying. Or is that I let them be annoying? Is this a chicken and egg conundrum? Enough […]

Social media rant

December 4, 2013

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Do you love social media? Or do you hate it? Right now, I’m leaning more towards the hate side. Hate is a strong word, maybe more like annoyed. Blogging is my exception. I love it because I’ve met so many wonderful people from all around the world. I haven’t traveled abroad much, so it’s especially […]

Are you a Facebook fan?

March 20, 2013

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I love how my blog ideas come to me through my everyday activities. This post came out of a simple question from my husband, “Do you hit “like” for Facebook Fan pages?” My first response was, “No way, I have no interest in big companies and their products. They only want me to “like” their […]