Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Post Office Will Text Message Me When Mail Is In My PO Box

Several months ago I signed up for a United States post office box.  My main reason in procuring the box was to use for blogging purposes.  Therefore I don’t plan to use the box for much and don’t anticipate receiving a lot of mail.   I decided to check the box at least once a month. A few times when I was growing up we didn’t have mail delivery to our home, but had to go to a post office.  I’ve… Read the rest

Review: Blogging Your Passion University Online Blogging Course

I have spent the past two weekends attending Blogging Your Passion University.  This comprehensive online course was created in 2011 by co-founders Bob Lotich  and Jonathan Mulligan.  Bob and Jonathan are experienced, successful bloggers and in this video course share their expertise and teach you, step by step how YOU can blog YOUR passion. If you are brand new to blogging, you will find Blogging Your Passion 101 to be extremely helpful and you will quickly get up to speed… Read the rest
Soft Shelled Tacos with Homemade Salsa or Hot Sauce

Salsa Recipe – Make Your Own Salsa for About One Dollar a Quart

My favorite brand of salsa is . I prefer it because it has all natural ingredients and contains no preservatives.  But it is rather expensive, the current regular price is $3.97 for 24 ounces. Sometimes Herdez goes on sale, and sometimes coupons are available so the cost can be lowered, but we use so much salsa that it is cost prohibitive.  $4 for three cups.  That comes to $1.33 per cup! It’s silly to buy salsa when you can make… Read the rest

Ally Bank CDs and Savings Accounts

I love those Ally Bank commercials with the little children.   Totally love how they capture the bewildered looks at the unfair practices, implying that adults feel the same way when banks don’t play fair.  Of course we would never be so transparent on the outside but I’m sure we’ve often felt that way internally. Today I’m going to tell you about two products offered by Ally Bank, their CDs and Savings Accounts.   Ally Bank is FDIC insured and you can… Read the rest