Bye Bye Quality Toys

If you haven’t heard of the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act, this could possibly induce weeping. It goes into effect on February 10, and it is sad. We all know about the recent scares with lead in toys from China. One would think that would make consumers more aware of what they’re buying; perhaps they […]

Lauren Takes a Stab at Crafts

Don’t rub your eyes; it’s true. I got one of these puppies for Christmas: It’s the Janome Threadbanger 30, and I’m really liking it so far. I definitely didn’t think I’d want a sewing machine…maybe ever…but here I am. I found out after we got it that there is a website called Threadbanger where they […]

An “English Only” Nashville?

Nashville is currently holding a special election to decide if all metro government business should be conducted only in English (even though English is currently the official language of Tennessee). The second item to be voted upon is whether these (expensive) special elections could be held with only 1% of registered voters’ signatures (currently it’s […]