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Use The Word
February 2, 2017 – 5:29 PM | 2 Comments
Use The Word

Fundraising tee ahoy!

A Word From Our Sponsors: Indigo
February 9, 2015 – 10:17 AM | No Comment
A Word From Our Sponsors: Indigo

Nothing against flowers and/or chocolate for Valentine's Day — but why not go with a lasts-forever, zero-calorie book from Indigo instead?

Coming Soon: Keep Calm And Eat A Bee
December 9, 2014 – 8:43 AM | 7 Comments
Coming Soon: Keep Calm And Eat A Bee

Okay, TN hivemind. If you're stung that I'm using this design, now's the time to buzz about it. (Sorry.) (…Not sorry, even a little.)

A Word From Our Sponsors: CP Toys
December 3, 2014 – 3:04 PM | 4 Comments
A Word From Our Sponsors: CP Toys

Got kid-related shopping to do? Try CP Toys! You can shop by age range, price range, and category. You can also buy me the Stamp-a-Story kit because it looks awesome. 10% off the whole site …

Philly!
October 9, 2014 – 11:30 AM | 13 Comments
Philly!

Okay, that's actually in Yeadon, but here's the point: I'm heading to Philadelphia and environs. Meet-up?

Drago Lang 2016, new in the TN store!
August 23, 2014 – 8:27 AM | 3 Comments
Drago Lang 2016, new in the TN store!

This Rocky-based fantasy ticket for the 2016 presidential race currently comes in women's tees, men's ringer tees, and a coffee mug!

Vacay. FOR AMERICA.
July 4, 2014 – 5:00 PM | 14 Comments
Vacay. FOR AMERICA.

…Okay, not really, but tomorrow's my anniversary and I'm going out of town for a week.

A Word From Our Sponsors: eBags
June 2, 2014 – 2:08 PM | One Comment
A Word From Our Sponsors: eBags

Need a new bag for summer, a purse for a wedding, or a suitcase to get the hell out of Dodge during that first heat wave?

A Word From Our Sponsors: Skechers
April 15, 2014 – 2:27 PM | 2 Comments
A Word From Our Sponsors: Skechers

One of these days, sandals weather will come back to stay ("…she says, angrily stuffing her fleece-lined boots back on with a predicted low of 35"). Check out all the wedges, t-straps, and sneakery sandals …

Elsewhere In The Tomatoverse: Moving The Chains
February 12, 2014 – 9:51 PM | No Comment
Elsewhere In The Tomatoverse: Moving The Chains

Football, figure skating, and France.