Profile of Janice Wells

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  • Janice Wells: How to not act and look your age

    The tagline says something like “St. John’s woman astounds her friends. Find out her secret.” And of course, you’re supposed be dying to find out ...

  • Janice Wells: Bothered about bulk-buy sales

    She makes a very good point regarding buy one, get one for free promotions, which she describes as causing extreme frustration. “… I was ...

  • Hard bargains

    I’m reading the grocery store specials. It’s a habit, a good one I think, that I learned from my mother. I am a smart grocery shopper. I buy ...

  • Home is where the hearth is

    The original house has/had the low ceilings and small rooms of a working class house of the time. The current open living/dining area used to be ...

  • Warming up to technology

    In spite of that, I would say things are going well. The instructor is very knowledgeable and nice; never makes you feel like a dimwit. I ...

  • A gift to last

    “Yeah right” was my reaction. I’m not a clothes horse and most of my wardrobe, including the winter jacket I’ve been wearing for the past three ...

  • Old bones, cold bones

    It’s only 10 o’clock and I am totally embracing Blue Monday. I’m not a bundle of cheer most mornings in the cold months, so I am perversely a bit ...

  • Tree troubles

    It’s all kind of silly because if I hadn’t cheated and looked it up, I couldn’t have even told you why there is such as thing as Old Christmas ...

  • The year so far — off to a great start

    So here I am, Monday morning. Newman is back to work, Daughter #1 is back home in Heart’s Content, nobody is expected for supper tonight and we ...

  • Tech-challenged

    I know that sometime, someone must have accidentally set the alarm, and I know that I could unset it if I tried.I know that I am not that ...