Archive for November, 2010

Picture Perfect: The 6 Most Important Camera Settings – Global Outings™

Monday, November 29th, 2010

SF City Mural
SF City Mural

SF_City_MuralWell, after more than a month, I finally removed my spankin’ new camera from the box. I had to since I signed up for a class called “Digital SLR & Camera RAW Field Workshop.” It was 6.5 hours of Cameras …

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Justice for Human Trafficking Victim Sara Kruzan – Giving U™

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Ralpe_pic_2The article below, “Trafficking Survivor and Activist Calls for Justice for Sara Kruzan,” was written by Rachel Lloyd, founder of GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services.
“Sara Kruzan was 16 years old when she was charged with killing her …

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Costco Craziness – LivingMini®

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Costco_ErinFor the record, I got rid of my Costco membership years ago –partially because it was tainted with bad memories of someone taking me on a “date” to the food court. Really? Really!

Of course, another reason to ditch the …

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Step this Way: Stair Storage – LivingMini®

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

bookcase_stairs_4I consider myself a pretty savvy organizer. But my new friend Stephanie let me in on a secret: Stair Storage. Ingenious!

Now, we all know about utilizing shelves under the stairs – this is a no brainer. But “stairs as …

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Let’s Talk Turkey! – Giving U™

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Real_turkeyThanksgiving is right around the corner and we’re all going to chow down!

So let’s help everyone eat their share of turkey and fixins this year! For a $25 donation, you can help 10 people enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner.

Making …

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The New Face of Erin: New Facebook Page

Friday, November 19th, 2010

oh_no_picHi friends!

Go Erin Go has a new Facebook page! To check it out just:

  • Log into Facebook, search for “Go Erin Go” and “Like” the page


Thanks for your continued support …

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Women with Weapons vs. Slutty Nurses

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

halloween_trioA year ago for Halloween I dressed up like a pirate, with an eye patch, a rockin’ feathered hat, a skull & crossbones flag, and – most importantly – a sword (albeit plastic).

After dinner, a group of us headed …

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Travel Safety: Insuring a Good Time

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

margarita_toesI’m a believer in insurance. I consider it just one of the necessities in life. So, for my mega trip, I decided to bone up on my coverage.

Medical Coverage

My standard Aetna plan covers overseas procedures and care while …

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I Got Shot(s): International Immunizations – *Video* – Global Outings™

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

needle_and_syringeNews reports of the unexpected death of Andy Irons due to dengue fever got me thinking. (Although his death is now being investigated as a methadone overdose.)

I began thinking about contracting diseases abroad. You know, diseases that you can’t …

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Travel Immunizations: I Got Shot(s) – Global Outings™

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010


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