A Preview Of The Amazon Kindle Fire

Kindle fire

Many of you know that I absolutely love my Kindle 3G Wireless reading device.  However, I am looking forward to the release of the new Amazon Kindles.  Amazon recently announced that 3 new Kindle devices will be added to the Kindle product line.  while they all sound very nice, the one that I am most

Quick And Easy Breakfast Ideas


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After an entire night without any food your body needs a healthy and nourishing breakfast to replenish it and give it the energy it needs for the long day ahead. It is crucial that people not minimize the importance of breakfast. Yet in this busy world

Learn How To Display Christmas Cards For Maximum Effect

Christms card red lantern peace

Yes I know it’s only October, but you can never be start too early when it comes to planning for Christmas.   One of the most treasured traditions of the holiday season is often the simple act of exchanging Christmas cards; however, all of those beautiful cards deserve to be displayed in a festive and attractive

Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee: A Review

countdown to Kindergarten book review

When it comes to children’s books, it is always good to have in it a good dose of reality. Children will benefit from reading about things that can actually be applied in real life, and not just reading about stories full of pure fantasy and whimsy. Countdown to Kindergarten is one such book and it’s

Why I am Re-Branding

time for change re-branding

When I first started this blog, I didn’t put much thought into the name.  As I mentioned in the about me section of this blog, I discovered the name “Oh Diane” back in the 80’s when it was featured in a commercial. I can never “own” this brand because (1) it is the title of

How I Make Money on eBay

ebay logo

For those of you who don’t know, I am an avid eBayer.  Yes, I am a hustler, and I make money on eBay.  I opened my eBay account back in the year 2000 and have been selling stuff on there ever since. When I first heard about eBay, I thought to myself, what can i

Annie Sez – The Fashionista’s Secret Weapon


A friend recently sent me an invitation to attend an Annie Sez preview event.  At first I was a little hesitant about attending, because although I had heard of Annie Sez, I really didn’t know much about them.  For some reason I thought they catered to little old ladies and not to divas like me

Heelys – Awesome Shoes With Wheels

Heelys straight up shoes

Heelys, which are basically shoes with wheels, have been around for quite some time, and I have always secretly wanted to try them out, but they were never offered in adult sizes.  Well, Heelys recently expanded their product line so that adults can join in on the fun.  Funny enough, I received an invitation to

September 11, 2001 – A Day I Will Never Forget

September 11th 2001 - Never Forget

I remember… …thinking that it was a beautiful morning as I traveled into Midtown Manhattan that morning for work, that the sky was blue and the sun was shining I remember… … arriving at work early that morning. Shortly after I arrived, a co-worker had received a phone call and became quite animated on the

The Hot Wheels Nitro RC Car Packs A Lot Of Speed

Hot Wheels Nitro RC cars

Z.E.N. is obsessed with cars. I think it all started when he saw the Disney Pixar movie Cars. Ever since, then he has been an avid collector of cars. This makes things easy for our family and friends when it comes to giving him gifts, because they know that he will be very happy as

Connecting with the Linksys e4200 Wireless Router: A Review

Cisco LinksysE4200

Z.E.N. recently started Kindergarten at a brand new private school that boasts that it will be the most technologically advanced elementary school in NJ.  Only time will tell if their claim is true, however, with that in mind, I tried to buy school supplies that will allow him to continue his high tech education at

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