Monday, December 03, 2007

The Slankets R Here! The Slankets R Here!

I just simply cannot think of a better gift this holiday season then the fantabulous Slanket!

It's warm, it's fuzzy, it's has SLEEVES for your arms! This genius idea allows you to lie around covered in fleecy softness, while still being able to read, eat or update your Facebook page. Also a great addition to any long plane or car ride.

The Slanket is a perfect and reasonable gift for the loved ones in your life who just like to snuggle up and settle in.

Picky-Chick Tip: If you're on the shorter side (5ft - 5'5), you may want to consider the children's size.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Say Thank You

My sister in law told me about a program Xerox has created where you can send a holiday card overseas to the men and women serving our country.

The artwork was done by kids, so you just choose your design, select a message or write your own and you're done. A nice gesture to those who will be away from their families over the holidays...and it's free!

Click here to send your own card.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Not Just For Babies

I was at Whole Foods the other day going through my list when I got to the laundry detergent section and they were out of my favorite...Mrs. Meyers Lemon Verbena. I was letting out a big sigh when I noticed a new scent. Ok, so Baby Blossom is meant for...well, babies. Who cares? I gave it a whiff and...oh, my gosh...this is the best smelling detergent! I never thought anything could beat Lemon Verbena, but leave it to Mrs. Meyers to out due themselves with another fabulous fragrance. I can only imagine what their special holiday scent smells like...Gingerbread!

The best part about products by Mrs. Meyers is not only do they leave everything in your house smelling superb, they are good for the environment.

Click here to learn other ways to live a greener life!

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Love This Tote!

Check out this adorable tote bag that's just perfect for traveling. I love that it's soft, but still has shape. Handles or a strap...options when your shoulders have had enough. A drawstring close allows those bulky rag mags to fit, while keeping much needed snacks from escaping to under the seat in front of you. Oh, and it's on sale for only $19.99 + shipping! A Picky-Chick steal!

Monday, August 20, 2007

Peru in Need of Help

Just 2 weeks ago I was traveling through Peru...volunteering at a drop in center for kids...hiking the Inca Trail...capturing breathtaking views of Machu Picchu with my camera. Now, my heart breaks for the country that was so welcoming to me just a few days ago.

The earthquake devastation in Peru is horrendous and with most people living below the poverty line, they are in desperate need of aid. The people of Peru are simple. Just a few minutes away from the city centers, houses built of mud and food harvested in their own gardens is the way of life. They don't ask for much and focus most on family and supporting each other. When an earthquake hits, it hits hard and becomes a major part of history. 500 year old churches destroyed...villages leveled.

Please consider making a contribution to an organization like CARE in hopes of easing the grief of some of the youngest smiles of Peru.