After a weekend in the 80’s dropped to a workweek in the 60’s, I’m hearing a lot of gripes and grumbles that summer is long gone. But I have to confess, I’m pretty excited about fall—giddy, really! It is my …

2011-09-14 17:18

When it comes to saving money, I’m a champ. That might sound a little cocky, but it’s true. Don’t worry, in most other aspects of my life I can be a total zoo so it evens out. If I could …

2011-09-13 17:24

This morning I got a text from a friend that read, “It’s National Chocolate Milkshake Day, let’s grub!”
 
As I was texting her back to make a time to indulge in this most important national day of deliciousness, that annoying …

2011-09-12 16:03


It’s an exciting week here at Pirq! After weeks of anticipation, I’m proud to announce that the Pirq app is now live for Android.  Not only does this means deals available to more people, but now, more …

2011-09-09 00:56

I’ve been lucky enough to have a “work bestie” at every one of my past job. You know who I’m talking about—that person you are so connected with that when you sit across from each other at a conference …

2011-09-06 15:24


Two giant tech companies who made a splash by entering the daily deal space are leaving altogether: Facebook and Yelp are scrapping their daily deals. (Mashable: Are We …

2011-08-31 16:02

I never used coupons up until a couple weeks ago, but then again I wasn’t really ever a very frugal person. I spent what I earned quick as a blackjack addict in Vegas. But it wasn’t that I actually loved …

2011-08-31 14:07

At a recent event organized by United Way, Bill Gates challenged me and other tech entrepreneurs to create a culture of giving back to the community as we embark upon our new businesses. He called it “Creative Capitalism.” His …

2011-08-29 15:15

A few weeks ago I went to lunch with my friend Leah. To give you a little background into our friendship, I like to tell people what to do and Leah hates being told what to do. That said, …

2011-08-26 13:20

Some of you may know me on Twitter as @PIRQette, and yes it is true, I love my coffee.  I understand it’s hard to get to know someone in 140 characters or less.  But I do a lot more than …

2011-08-22 12:43