Repair a Broken Lamp for Less Than $4

Month: February 2016

Repair a Broken Lamp for Less Than $4

Remember when Grace and I hosted foster kitty, Lola Cat? She was super cute, high energy, and loved to knock lamps over. Here is some of LC’s handiwork. I was about to toss the lamp when I turned it over and saw ©UTTERMOST stamped on the bottom. Um, not trash. I bought this lamp at a consignment shop and probably paid around $20, but when I saw that this was a quality piece, I had to at least try to save it. So off to Lowe’s I went. I found an adult working at Lowe’s and showed him pictures of what Lola did,

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The Pink Tax a Continuation of Sexism

There was an article on cnn this week about the pink tax. I wasn’t familiar with the term, but I had an idea what it meant. That article coincided with the receipt of my high school transcript, and the two combined have my feathers ruffled. The pink tax is the reality that women pay more for goods and services than men. A few examples include razors, hair care products, and ear plugs. You heard me, ear plugs. Wow. Women have been paying a higher price for haircuts and dry cleaning for years, but I had no idea it went as far as squishy ear

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