8 Things to do Before Selling Your Phone & What is a SIM Card?

Happy New Year! Boy, 2016 was quite a year, wasn’t it? Personally I found it came with some ups and downs, and while I’m not sad to see it go, I’m planning to use the ‘downs’ as learning opportunities to make 2017 a whole lot better. Depending on the person a new year often comes […]

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide & Samsung Gear S2 Review

I have a confession to make. I’ve barely done any shopping this holiday season and, well, time is pretty much running out. Please tell me I’m not the only one because I need to feel a little less alone and not quite so inadequate. Don’t get me wrong. I like the hustle and bustle of […]

Smartphone Photo Tips for the Holidays & How to Use Google Keep

Is it just me or did we all just basically blink and suddenly it’s the end of November? I mean, I don’t have anything against the end of November, especially since it includes my favorite meal of the year and my and my son’s birthday, but wow time has gone by quickly this month. While […]

Halloween Safety Tips & How to Get a Free Backpack from PureGear

I can almost remember Halloween as a child like it was yesterday, or last year, or a very long time ago. I loved putting on my vinyl costume and wearing the matching plastic mask that made my face feel like it was in a sauna, and mostly I loved going out trick-or-treating with the biggest […]

How to Register to Vote Online+2016 Presidential Election App

I’d like to talk about something I don’t think I’ve ever talked about here before and that is politics. I know, I know. You’re probably thinking don’t do it, Cathy, don’t do it, but I feel like I need to because this year is possibly the most important election year of my entire lifetime. I […]

Wordless Wednesday – Race Photos Always Tell the Truth

Apple Pay, Google Wallet, & How to Make Mobile Payments

I have a confession to make and it’s a big one. I’d rather leave home without my purse and wallet than without my cell phone and I’m not at all embarrassed to admit it. It turns out I’m not alone because in a recent U.S. Cellular survey 65% of smartphone users said they never leave […]

That Time I Couldn’t Say No to My Kid

Several years ago I told my family that after our dogs Jenna and Socks were gone I did not want any more pets, not even a goldfish. Even though she had lived a long and wonderful life, caring for Jenna in her final year and then saying goodbye to her was some of the most […]

Wet Cell Phone Tips & How Silica Gel Can Save a Wet Cell Phone

Have you ever gotten your cell phone wet and then freaked out because you thought it was dead forever and couldn’t be saved? I know I’d feel that way if it ever happened to me because my Samsung Galaxy S7 is pretty much my favorite accessory and living without it for even a few minutes […]

Betty Rocker’s Make Fat Cry Challenge {Review}

I know this might sound crazy to some people, but I love to exercise. No, really, I do. I mean, I don’t always want to exercise, but much like I don’t always feel like washing dishes or cleaning the bathroom, they are things that need to be done. Not only do I exercise for my […]