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Business Lessons from King of the Hill

Posted on 04. Aug, 2010 by in Popular

After realizing our DVR was full of unwatched shows that had aired two and three months earlier, my husband and I decided to cancel our cable. We were watching such little TV that it didn’t make sense to keep paying a cable bill. After dropping off the DVR and saying good-bye to the $60 a month payment, I re-joined Netflix for $8.99.

In addition to borrowing DVDs by mail, Netflix has a decent-sized selection of on-demand movies and TV shows that are available online or right on your TV (if you have a video game console such as a Wii or an XBox hooked up.)

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Greg Grunberg Followed Me on Twitter!

Posted on 02. May, 2010 by in Epilepsy, Popular

It’s Freakin’ Fabulous!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by in Girly Stuff, Popular

The title is more than a mouthful, but one of the best non-fiction books I’ve ever purchased has got to be Freakin’ Fabulous: How to Dress, Speak, Behave, Eat, Drink, Entertain, Decorate, and Generally Be Better than Everyone Else by Clinton Kelly. If you’ve been living in a cave you don’t know who he is, Clinton Kelly co-hosts the makeover show What Not to Wear with Stacy London on TLC.

Most of the time I think, “Yeah, right!” when I see a book that claims to have a celebrity author, but this is actually a different scenario. Before delving into the world of fashion television, Clinton began his career as a writer– he has a master’s degree in journalism. This book would make an awesome addition to any coffee table and would make a great present for just about anyone on your gift list.

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