Of all the cockamamie marketing ploys I've come across lately, this one has to top them all. The Pleasant Company and Mattel's marketing brain power came up with the latest American Girl Doll: Gwen Thompson, the Homeless Doll. She's blond, she's wearing a crisp white dress, brand new flip-flops, and like all American Girl Dolls she comes with her own story — […]
Pick Me for Kate Gosselin's Talk Show! I want in on that rumored mommy-centric show with Paula Deen and Kate Gosselin. And you'd better make it quickly too, because it looks like this train wreck is on the fast track!
When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard …
I was stuck by dreaded snot bug this week-end, and reluctantly spent the day ambulating between the couch and the bed to try to recover as quickly as possible (rest and fluids were prescribed my dear husband!). I honestly tried to be productive and traded off reading “Julie & Julia -My Year of Cooking Dangerously” (saw […]
Robert Franek, author of The Best 368 Colleges, and vice-president of publishing at the Princeton Review, appeared on CNBC's 'Squawk on The Street' with Erin Burnett discussing the newest list of The Top 25 Entrepreneurship Schools Across the Country, and the rising popularity of these colleges. I interviewed Robert in June of this year for the piece I wrote about the […]