Review and Q&A with Motive Salon on #NorthsidePgh

While I was recovering from my hysterectomy, I had to find a new hair stylist. So I turned to Facebook and asked for a referral to a stylist who was queer friendly and used organic, cruelty free products. That spawned a huge discussion. Some people thought gay friendly was the same as queer friendly (it […]

Fish Fry Friday: St. Catherine of Sweden

Welcome to Fish Fry Fridays, 2018 Edition! Click here to learn more about this project. Name: St. Catherine of Sweden (Allison Park) Date: March 2, 2018 Time We Ate: 6:30 PM Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this map! You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. And vote in The […]

Influenster Knows Constructive Criticism is Necessary

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To be fair, the description of an Influenster doesn’t really seem to be “me” Influenster is a community of trendsetters, social media hotshots, and educated consumers who live to give opinions of products and experiences. Influensters meet here to learn about new products from our favorite brands as well as review the products they already […]

Here’s Why Keurig and Influenster Appreciate My Negative Review

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My recent review of the Keurig 2.0 coffeemaker has drawn a range of responses (and visits from the Keurig PR machine.) I recognized that people will disagree with my assessment or that they have different priorities in terms of their coffee machines. But I was disappointed when another “Influenster“ (a reviewer through the website Influenster.com) […]

Fish Fry Review: Risen Lord Catholic Church, Marshall-Shadeland

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Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this Google maps collection. You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. Date: Friday March 14, 2013 Time We Ate: 5 PM (check the website for hours) Location: Risen Lord Roman Catholic Church 3250 California Avenue (Marshall Shadeland neighborhood) […]

Eco-Wednesday: Vinegar

Green Grandma Vinegar Fridays

Now, I’m sure some folks might be tempted to snark on the association of vinegar with moi. And while “ha ha ha” is my first response, I do admit the shoe might fit.  But recently I’ve grown interested in the use of vinegar as a healthier alternative for everyday home and personal needs. I met […]