Seventh Generation Cleaning Supplies Give Away and a Chance to Win a Green Home Makeover


Would you love to extend Earth month in your home the whole year round? Iím giving away a Seventh Generation cleaning supplies kit this week on our home living and lifestyle blog.† Leave a comment to enter the contest, and find out how to enter to win a $5,000 green home makeover from Seventh Generation…. [Continue Reading]

Treepad Lite – Personal Information Manager


There are more and more reasons to save data digitally with every day that passes.† A belt-and-suspenders approach to traditional note-taking is a good idea.† A solid option for saving items traditionally relegated to a notebook is Treepad.†† There is a more sophisticated paid version and there is a free pared down plain-text version called… [Continue Reading]

doPDF – Free PDF Converter


Anyone who uses a computer as a part of his or her day-to-day life — business or personal — will eventually need to send a printed document to someone via email.† The options are to attach the original document (not advised, usually), a scan of the document (acceptable, but tedious to the sender), or a… [Continue Reading]

Color Cop – A free color picker


This is a tool that is meant for Windows web designers and programmers, but these days, bloggers who support their own blogs in WordPress, for example, are doing a lot of their own site modifications.† Color Cop stays on top and includes an eyedropper to grab a color of interest off any web page.† It… [Continue Reading]

Zip Genius – a file compression option


ZipGenius is a file compression tool that is a perfect companion to anyone’s PC tool box.† Sending 10 full sized images and your email client is grousing?† Compress the images into one file that’s smaller than the sum of it’s parts, and email will be better able to handle those images.†† Need to offload some… [Continue Reading]

FileZilla – Simple, Secure, Free FTP Protocol


This open source, file transfer protocol (FTP) is my preferred software for this function.† It is available in client and server versions, and it is free.† It runs on several platforms (including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) and is available in many languages. One of my favorite things, beyond ease of use, is the… [Continue Reading]

Cool Ruler – A handy measuring tool


You’re looking at a web page and see the size of the image on the page is what you want.† What is that size?† How do you calculate it?† Hold a ruler up to the screen?† Cut and paste into a graphics tool like IrfanView?† Nope.† Get yourself a copy of the very handy Cool… [Continue Reading]

Sexy Peel: A Lush Product Review


I recently had a chance to test drive the sexy peel variety of Lush brand soaps. A little spendy compared to the price I normally like to pay, but definitely a quality soap. Interested in what I thought about it? Read on. Well, like I said this isn’t exactly the most economical soap on the… [Continue Reading]

New Concentrated, Unrefrigerated Coffee Mate in the Pump Action Bottle

coffee mate

† Photo Credit: OK, I don’t often go off the deep end over a new product. That being said, this stuff rocks!!!