Michele Mathews

Show and Shine: New Chrome Polish Gives Toes Summer Sparkle
The warm weather brings out bugs, flowers and toes. Yes ... sandal-wearing time means those little piggies who haven't seen the light of day in months now need a little sprucing up.
I took my twinkle toes to the nail salon for their sprucing up (pedicure). While there, I discovered a new polish.…
Were You Bullied Into Cosmetic Procedures?
If you grew up being bullied then you can probably guess what a recent survey found -- it's a "duh" moment.
The study revealed that kids who are bullied are more likely to get plastic surgery. Really? You needed a survey to tell you this?
What’s Your Favorite Pop-Tart Flavor?
Limited edition food seems to be all the rage lately. From a Unicorn Frappicino to watermelon Oreos to biscuit-and-gravy potato chips.
Now Pop-Tarts have jumped on the limited edition bandwagon with Jolly Rancher-flavored Pop-Tarts. You can choose watermelon, green apple or cherry flavor.
Sugar Gliders Get Lonely On Their Own — So Now We Have Two
Meet the newest member of my family:
His name is Gaston and he is a sugar glider. My daughter Shaylee, 11, purchased a sugar glider during the Central Washington State Fair, not knowing that sugar gliders live in colonies. They will more than likely die of loneliness if there is only one of them...
Shouldn’t You Take Off Your Hat When You Go Indoors?
A recent White House photo has not only me, but several others asking a question: Aren't you supposed to take off your hat inside? Not to mention that it's the White House of all places! Isn't it a matter of respect for the office? Or just a matter of respect in general?
Not according to some of Pres…
Is rue21 Closing Our Local Store?
My heart sank when I found out that one of my favorite retailers was closing 400 of its stores! Would our Valley Mall location be among the locations that teen retailer rue 21 was closing?
How Will You Spend Your Tax Refund?
Today is Tax Day, the deadline to file your federal income taxes. Those of us who wait until today to file usually know that we are going to have to pay money to the IRS.
You can also file an extension.
If you are one of the lucky folks who are getting some money back from the IRS, what are you spendi…

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