Jul122010

Definitions.

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Cyber-bullying: “when the Internet, cell phones or other devices are used to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person.” As defined by the National Crime Prevention Council.

Obsession: “a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling; broadly : compelling motivation.” As defined by Merriam-Webster.

Cyber-Stalking: “is the use of the internet or other electronic means to stalk or harass an individual, a group of individuals, or an organization. It may include false accusations, monitoring, making threats, identity theft, damage to data or equipment, the solicitation of minors for sex, or gathering information in order to harass“. As defined by Bocij, Paul. Cyberstalking: Harassment in the Internet Age and How to Protect Your Family. Praeger, 2004, p. 14.

Cyber-Stalking is also quoted as “When identifying cyberstalking “in the field,” and particularly when considering whether to report it to any kind of legal authority, the following features or combination of features can be considered to characterize a true stalking situation: malice, premeditation, repetition, distress, obsession, vendetta, no legitimate purpose, personally directed, disregarded warnings to stop, harassment, and threats.” By CyberAngels.

Harass: “1.to disturb persistently; torment, as with troubles or cares; bother continually; pester; persecute. 2.to trouble by repeated attacks, incursions, etc., as in war or hostilities; harry; raid”. As defined by Dictionary.com

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Jun222010

Aaaand the Oreck Platinum Pilot XL winner is:

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#161!!

The winner has been contacted- and already responded!

If you’re still in the market for a GREAT vacuum, be sure to check out the Oreck Platinum Pilot XL cleaning system. I love it like a fat kid loves cake.

Thank you so much for entering, and being a Domestic Debacle reader!

Stay tuned for some more AMAZING giveaways this week!

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Jun212010

One EskimO: A review & Giveaway-CLOSED

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Okay, so I’m not huge on music. But when I find a group I like, I normally stick to them like glue- and One EskimO is one of those groups.

They aren’t like the typcial music that I listen to, but you know what? …Continue Reading…

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Jun102010

Noodles & Company review- Yummy Food and Family Friendly!

My family and I dine at Noodles & Company- A LOT. It’s one of those places that’s inexpensive, and has something for everyone- even the pickiest eater.

Who doesn’t love pasta?

My point exactly!

But it’s so much more than just pasta. They have super yummy soups, salads and sandwiches.

And the Wisconsin Macaroni and Cheese is simply: To. Die. For.

They also have a wide variety of veggies to sneak into …Continue Reading…

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Jun12010

Gary West Jerky Bouquet. PERFECT for Father’s Day: review & giveaway-CLOSED

Okay, so when I heard the idea of a beef jerky bouquet, I immediately laughed and then thought:

WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT?!?!

It’s such a great idea for Father’s Day, and it will bring a smile to anyone’s face.

Even our 4 year old was green with envy. …Continue Reading…

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