Browsing All posts tagged under »holiday shopping«

LBL’s Favorite Things for Holiday 2015

December 3, 2015

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  In deference to Oprah’s Favorite Things for Holiday 2015, Life in the Boomer Lane has decided to share with you a handful of items she believes are worth spending your money on during the holiday season. And the bonus is that you don’t have to run to the mall to get them. We’ll start […]

I’ll Trade You My VISA Card and Driver’s License for Some Small Plastic Containers

December 13, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s annual holiday shopping, in addition to items that can be purchased online, always seems to include items that can only be purchased by making the rounds of little stores that one would never think of to frequent for any reason whatsoever. This year, the hunt was on for small plastic […]

Who Was Jesus?

December 19, 2012

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Provocative title, no?  This post-menopausal Jewish woman has been around a long time, but unfortunately, not quite long enough to give you a first-hand account of the true story about Judaism’s most famous son.  (Jewish moms today dream of their sons becoming doctors, but Mary put to shame the ubiquitous “My son is a doctor” […]

My Life in Checkout Lines

November 6, 2010

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I can tell it’s the beginning of the holiday season.  It’s not because I have seemingly overnight developed an irrational need to gain five lbs and set off my IBS.  It’s not because of the relentless Christmas decorations that magically appear in stores while the kids are still out trick or treating.  It’s because of […]