how to use erin condoner planner

  Two years ago, I decided to try an Erin Condren Life Planner. Prior to that, I had been keeping all of my appointments and notes on my Apple Calendar (iCal). Now, I am definitely a tech girl, and I loved the idea of syncing my calendar across all of my devices so that I always had it on hand. Unfortunately, I started missing and forgetting too many things. Managing all the appointments and tasks associated with work, home, and… Read more »

pokemon go abra

Mention PokemonGo, and you are likely to get one of three responses. Response 1: What is PokemonGo? Response 2: I love it! I’m totally addicted! Response 3: I don’t get PokemonGo. It’s a kid thing. If you chose number 1, what rock are you living under? PokemonGo has even been featured on Fox News. If you chose number 2, right there with you. Number 3? Well, if you had tried the game you’d be answering with response 2. I never… Read more »

My ballerina has been waiting for almost two years to be old enough to attend the Joffrey Ballet School San Francisco summer intensive. We’ve had a long couple of days getting here and moving her into the dorm. Four airports, three flights, miles walked, and one night sick with food poisoning. Here’s our weekend in pictures (the good parts)!   Heading out to explore San Francisco. #twinning   We loved the San Francisco Botanical Garden and had a great time… Read more »

save money using Amazon Prime

This post also appeared today on my personal finance blog, Your Finance Professor.       In honor of Amazon Prime Day, I thought I would share some of the ways I use  Amazon Prime to save money. You can sign up below to get a free month of Amazon Prime and see if it is something that works for you. The regular membership rate is $99/year, which equates to $8.25 per month. If you have a .edu email address, you… Read more »

  Book Review Earlier this year, my son and I attended his musical theater festival in Atlanta. Jodi Picoult was one of the guests at the festival (along with Darren Criss, but that is a story for another day). She talked about the book she wrote with her daughter called Between the Lines and how they had turned the story into a musical theater performance as well. Here’s one of the songs we got to hear at the festival.  … Read more »

    While in the middle of a Pinterest binge, I found a post about photographing sparklers. I’ve seen these types of pictures posted every summer and marveled at them over the years. I never had a clue how people managed to get a camera to do something like that. I figured there was some complicated manual setting and manipulation required that I could never hope to manage. When I found out this was not the case at all, I was… Read more »