Category Archives: Just for Fun

50 Things to Do if You’re Not Reading Fifty Shades of Grey

Written on July 6, 2012 at 8:22 pm, by

If you’ve watched the news, listened to the radio or walked into any bookstore, chances are you’ve heard about Fifty Shades of Grey, the bestselling romance novel that has taken over the world. While I’m not usually the sort to discourage reading, the media’s frenzy over this book has left me with the feeling that [...]

Break Time With Bryan and Rilyn

Written on June 7, 2012 at 5:13 pm, by

In the last year, Deals Magazine has had some notable additions to its staff. Though I exude my own childish spirit (and immaturity) for the office with superhero action figures on my desk, Deals Magazine’s youthful energy is really held together with Rilyn, Promotions Manager Megan’s newborn, and Bryan, Copywriter Manager Amberly’s little one. In [...]

Hug Your Cat Day!

Written on June 4, 2012 at 5:08 pm, by

What better way to start the week than with a cuddly hug from your favorite feline? Today is Hug Your Cat Day, and while my research did not turn up the origins or story behind this holiday, I’ll take any chance I can get to celebrate the cuteness of kitties. Many of us here in [...]

Books versus Movies

Written on May 29, 2012 at 8:58 pm, by

Many people tout the idea that the book is always better than the movie, and honestly, I used to be one of them. With age and (hopefully) a little wisdom, I’ve acquired the ability to separate the two art forms and see each for its own merits, and sometimes the movie really is better (gasp). [...]

Green Gardening Tips

Written on May 24, 2012 at 2:50 pm, by

Planting a vegetable garden is a great way to get back to nature and enjoy fresh backyard produce all summer long. Whether you plant rows of various goodies or just a single tomato plant, there are lots of ways to keep your garden eco-friendly. Make your green thumb a little greener with these tips: Use [...]