Category Archives: Picked Apples

Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… Peter Walsh Design by Peter Walsh, plus… How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part II.

Look at me; combining two articles in one. Efficient or crazy?  When you’re looking down the home stretch at a garage sale on Saturday, and you’re still at first base on Wednesday, I call it efficient.  When you’re up at 4 … Continue reading

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Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… Chef Chloe by Chloe Coscarelli

Lately I think about food a lot. Maybe it’s because I joined Weight Watchers and am recording everything from a carrot stick to figuring out how many points garlic naan is worth at my favorite Indian restaurant.

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Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… The Pioneer Woman by Ree Drummond

Lately I’ve been fascinated with names.  Specifically what to call my husband on my blog?  He actively avoids the limelight, so his real name is not an option.  Mentioning him at all can be risky.

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Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… Literary Rambles by Casey McCormick

  Here’s the thing; if I’m not writing, I should be finding an agent for my middle grade novel.    Writing to an agent to ask for representation is called querying.  The elusive art of writing query letters is almost an … Continue reading

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Picking an Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… Plum Bananas by Michael R. Christer

  Let’s cut right to the chase; my shiny, juicy, ready-to-bite-into apple this week is Plum Bananas by Michael (Mike) Christer.  I love the name.  Plum Bananas.  What a great idea and play on words.  It’s A Guide to Life from “a neurotic, liberal, health-obsessed, social … Continue reading

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Picking An Apple: A Blog Dog Weighs In… There Are No Rules by Jane Friedman

Tuesday mornings have become very important to me.  I get to weigh in at the weekly Weight Watchers meeting at 9 a.m. and see how much weight I’ve lost in the past week. I try to approach this test with … Continue reading

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