While I Was Out Shopping – Gifts That Didn’t Make the Cut

Posted by Wombat Central on January 3, 2017 in Christmas, Gift giving, Shopping |

Tweet Happy New Year! Another holiday season has come and gone, and with it the Christmas shopping tension I vow to alleviate each year. I make every attempt to get things done early so I’m not out with the last-minute Lucys of the world. Thing is, there’s invariably something I need during that final week […]



Pretty Things for Me and YOU!

Posted by Wombat Central on March 27, 2012 in Gift giving, Giveaway!, Green, Uncategorized |

Tweet My fab friends (well, one friend, actually, and he’s really more of an acquaintance than a friend) at Uncommon Goods contacted me (okay, so he’s not even an acquaintance. He’s someone who emailed me. Are you happy now? I feel as if I’ve just lost a friendship after having to explain all of that, […]

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I Don’t Even KNOW Half These People

Posted by Wombat Central on December 13, 2011 in Bloggers, Christmas, Family, Gift giving, Parenting, Schmoopy |

Tweet Every year when it’s time for Christmas cards, my girlfriend and I always start quoting lines from the song, The 12 Pains of Christmas. Every year I also vow to start early on the cards, but each time I think about it in, say, October or November, it just seems way too early. Kind […]

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More Catalog Crap

Posted by Wombat Central on May 26, 2011 in Gift giving, Shopping |

Tweet Who doesn’t love some good catalog perusing? I don’t even know how I got on some of these mailing lists. I sometimes get catalogs addressed to my mother-in-law. At my address. That are full of the crap. I have no idea how that happens, but bonus for me. Yay for more exciting catalog crap! […]

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Random Act Wednesday – A Valentine for You!

Posted by Wombat Central on February 9, 2011 in Bloggers, Gift giving, Giveaway!, Laughs, Life, Love, poetry, Random Acts of Kindess |

Tweet As much as we might poo-poo it or say we don’t want anything for Valentine’s Day, who are we kidding? It’s always nice to get a little reminder of just how spectacular we are much our Valentine loves us. It doesn’t even have to be big or sparkly. A handmade card is always great, […]

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I’m Soaking in What?

Posted by Wombat Central on February 5, 2011 in Food, Gift giving |

Tweet Good old Madge. She used to have people soak their fingers in Palmolive dishwashing liquid to soften their cuticles before she gave them a manicure. Then we, the viewers, were supposed to get all excited about doing a sink full of greazy sausage pan dishes because Palmolive would make the skin on our hands […]

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