Monday, December 21, 2009

A Mini Blog Vacation

Just an FYI to all, I'm likely not going to be blogging until January 4th. I'm taking a little blogcation and a real vacation to NYC where I will likely freeze into a human Popsicle. I'll be back to blogging in 2010 unless I get super inspired by something and have a bit of time to post during the holiday. Happy Holidays to all and I look forward to sharing more tips in the New Year.

Friday, December 18, 2009

These Cupcakes Really Are Yummy

I wrote about my favorite local cupcakes on this blog, so feel free to check that out, but I realized today that one of the places I mentioned, Yummy Cupcakes, has some innovative sweet cupcake treats -- like Cupcakes on Stick and In A Jar. They are a fun alternative to cookies during the holidays.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Free Apps For All

If you have an iPhone and you want to know what cool apps for it you can get for free, check out this post from Gizmodo that lists some of the best picks out there.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Great Sweet Treats For Vegans

People that have strict diets can be hard to buy for, but these days that's becoming less and less true. I just heard about a company called Chocolate Inspirations that does all kinds of brittle and toffee for vegans and it all looks really good. If you have a vegan to give a gift to and your at a loss, it's worth checking out.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

A Gift Like No Other

If you or your boss needs to get a gift for that person that truly has everything already, check out the website for Cloud 9 Living that has all kinds of incredible experiences you can pick from for the recipient that's so hard to buy for on your list.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Nook Not Yet Ready For Prime Time

My fear of the Nook from Barnes and Noble being a far superior e-book reader and panic over the fact that I had just received a Kindle DX that cost more, seems to be unfounded. The Nook has some cool features, but this review in the New York Times makes it clear that the Kindle is a better device for now.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Gate Guru

I just read the other day about a great new iPhone app for those who travel often called Gate Guru . It's a great little addition to the iPhone for the frequent traveler that helps you to figure out what food, shops and amenities are available in the airport you or your boss is heading to at the moment. It's not free, but it isn't very expensive, so it's worth a look.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009


Here's another yummy food to send during the holidays that's a bit more fun - chocolate covered pretzels from Pretzeables.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Awash In Email

Are you buried in e-mail and unable to manage it all? I think in this digital age it's hard not to feel overwhelmed by all the ways people can contact you and e-mail especially can get out of hand pretty quick. The Bits Blog of the New York Times has a few ideas how you can arm yourself to better deal with e-mail and it mentions one of my favorite solutions, Merlin Mann's famous strategy, Inbox Zero, that was featured in a talk he gave at Google. Both the article and video are worth taking the time to check out because in the long run they will make you more efficient.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Gifts From the Wild

I stole the title from the tagline the NRDC did, but it was so good I HAD TO! If you want to give a gift this season to someone who loves animals and cares about the environment, check out some great options here.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Just Resize It!

This Adobe Air App called Just Resize It looks like a very easy way to resize an image without going through a big hassle. I think I'm going to check it out and you might want to take a minute to do so as well. I would imagine it would be helpful at work and home.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Iphone Killers?

If you ever read this blog you know that even with all the faults it has - I LOVE my iPhone. If you're sick of hearing about it and/or you or your boss is looking into getting a new device, check out this article from Trend Central that gives you details on a few cool options.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


I'm sick and super busy at work, so I literally have about a minute to blog today. If you want to try a fun local dessert I just heard about or if your boss really likes sweets, send them to Ice Pan in West Hollywood where your custom flavored ice cream freezes right in front of you.