Spring cleaning

It’s been a bit crazy around Siren headquarters for the past few months (and months to come, I suspect!). I am in the process of converting my home office (aka Siren headquarters) into the nursery. Fret not, dear readers, Siren HQ has been relocated and is going strong. 🙂 With all the commotion and moving…

Fair Trade Valentine

As I mentioned in the last post, I’ve been very busy with a water-damage-related homeowner problem. But since it ’tis the season, I thought I’d revisit a classic Siren post on Valentine’s Day and fair trade. (And please send me positive home-repair thoughts.) Fair Trade Valentines January 16, 2008 Taking a break from caucus fever and…

The Sin City Siren’s ‘Mindful Giving’ List (2009 Edition)

Welcome to the annual charitable giving list for 2009! These are just some of the ways you can give back while indulging in the mass-consumer, gift orgy of the December holidays. And as always, I don’t get anything for posting this but a smile. There’s a lot on the list that hasn’t changed from last…