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Sweet Spot #10: Here Comes Santa Claus

December 18, 2009

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To add the countless information you can find on Google, they now have an inside track on Santa Claus. I just read the most heart-warming story of how the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), of all places, got into the Santa tracking game on the Google Blog. Check out the NORAD Tracks Santa site [...]

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Sweet Spot #9: Thankful Crafting

November 13, 2009


When I’m feeling especially crafty, I go and hang out at the Paper Source. It’s best when I go alone, because I can spend hours! They have tons of random gifts, as well as the endless assortment of paper goods, from letterpress stationary to bird magnets. Always a favorite are the DIY Kits!

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Sweet Spot #8: Greening Your Halloweening

October 1, 2009


I’ve been wanting to write about a “green” topic for a while, and this month I couldn’t resist another rhyme, so I am featuring the Green Halloween! There are many green themes and ideas out there when it comes to Halloween. You can recycle or make your own costume, you can reuse all of your [...]

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Sweet Spot #7: Smart Art from the Start

August 20, 2009


We are far from the days of legendary artists Monet and Michelangelo, Picasso and Warhol. Those artists broke new ground and their innovation made them memorable. So many artists have tried new mediums, new techniques, and new obscenities at an attempt to stand out, but few have made comparable impressions. It seems like nowadays, what [...]

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Sweet Spot #6: Plan to Plate the Perfect Party

July 6, 2009


I don’t even know how I found these, but I’m wondering where they’ve been all my life! It was like the Loch Ness Monster or Bigfoot. I dreamt about the Holy Grail of party plates, but couldn’t ever find it. I knew I’d seen them somewhere before, but what are they called, and how can [...]

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Sweet Spot #5: Party Dots for the Spot

May 21, 2009


Do you love glow bracelets as much as I do? Is your favorite part about the Holidays the light-adorned buildings and trees? When you go to Vegas, could you have just as much fun looking at the neon signs as gambling? Maybe I have a raver inside me, crying to get out, or maybe I [...]

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Sweet Spot #4: Mimosas & Moms

April 23, 2009


What’s your favorite part about Mother’s Day, besides mom? Mine is the Sunday Brunch! And the best part of brunch, the mimosas! I always rack my brain, trying to think of the best and most original Mother’s Day gifts. (Hello! #1 MOM mugs are so boring! …. plus her old one hasn’t worn out yet [...]

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Sweet Spot #3: Graffiti Galore

April 8, 2009


A few years ago I came across this awesome company that makes custom and stock vinyl graphics to decorate your walls. They do monograms, quotes, decorative patterns, anything you can imagine to personally dress up your walls.

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Sweet Spot #2: More bling for your byte

March 5, 2009


This time it’s tech time! How big is your USB thumb drive? I’ve got an old 4GB one (not big enough) that I carry in my purse. Anyone wear theirs like a necklace, on its lanyard? Anyone, like me, wish that someone, anyone, would make a thumb drive that we could display proudly?

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Sweet Spot #1: I love my Gmail Stickers, now what do I do with them?

February 19, 2009


Gmail Stickers

This is the first of many Sweet Spots to come… for the impulse buyer in all of us! Google is a vast sea of information, random data, useful apps, and now… stickers. I recently came across a posting on the Gmail Blog about their Gmail Stickers. One of the team’s engineers made them for fun, [...]

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