Anything Can Happen on Black Friday

I can’t tell if the day my brother was born was the worst day of my mother’s life or the best. Her water broke at Nordstrom’s semi-annual sale, and she didn’t even notice. Nothing could stop my mom from a good sale. She used to hide her shopping bags in the trunk of her car…

Thanksgiving Dinner

The last thing I think about eating for Thanksgiving dinner is a Lean Cuisine, but here we are. Legend has it that our beloved TV dinner came from, you betcha, Thanksgiving leftovers. Am I surprised? No. My grandma was a child of the Great Depression. You should’ve seen the things she could do with leftovers….

Slime Travels

A long time ago in a galaxy far away, the slime industry standard for shipping was deli containers. Sounds fancy, right? When slime was starting to hit the scene, mom and pop slime makers were slinging slime out of their homes and storing and shipping slime with what was most convenient and easy. Slime shipping…

Going…Going…Going….Still Going

My grandma wore a shade of Mary Kay lipstick that could only be described as orange.  I’m sure she had been wearing it since Mary Kay’s inception in 1963. May that orange lipstick and Grammy rest in peace.  Some things we love to see get discontinued– like that lipstick. I wore a very pricey Dior…

Slime in Nature

There are so many things that look like slime or feel like slime in nature. SNAILS Most often, when people think of nature slimes, they think of snails. Snail slime is actually mucus. The slime most associated with slugs and snails does a super important job. It helps these little guys move and groove. This…