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Healthy Heart, Healthy You

Photo Source: Danis Foundation Heart Health is something that none of us can afford to take for granted. I got my first real awareness check several years ago when my grandfather had to have a quadruple bypass. That was a difficult time, but…

Make a list and check it twice

Make a list and check it twice As Christmas is rapidly approaching, and it seems to be the main event of the year that either causes many people to go further in debt, or get further behind on payments, I’d encourage everyone to…

7 Saving Money Saving Tips

Photo Source: Inhabitat I’ve been thinking of things I do to save money to send ideas to a couple of friends who are trying to save money for their pending adoptions. So, I thought I would share my 7 Money Saving Tips with…

5 exercises for strength training

My oldest son is fascinated with sports. He loves watching the games, has his favorite teams, and cannot wait for his next competition, so he can compete himself. While it is more difficult for him than the “average” student athlete due to his special needs, he…

5 Tips to Healthier Living

Chances are, you are reading this post because you or someone you love has made the choice to live a healthier lifestyle. Getting started is the hardest part for all of us! Here are 5 Tips to Healthier Living.

5 things you can do NOW to start getting out of debt

Photo Credit: Financial Helper While I plan to write other posts, some going into more detail about ways to reduce and/or eliminate debt, I figured I’d write a short post on things you can do NOW to start making some progress. 1. Stop using…

How to eat and drink healthy during the holidays

How to eat and drink healthy during the holidays

How to eat and drink healthy during the holidays I have been working on a series of posts set to go live soon, that feature several of the health and wellness programs available. I am trying to give authentic real person accounts of…

Minions bath scrub

Minions bath scrub

I have several adult friends who ADORE the Minions as much or more than their children! So, for any of you out there who love the Minions AND enjoy a nice, warm, relaxing bath, here is a recipe for Minions Bath Scrub that…

5 Ways to Save at the Grocery Store

5 Ways to Save at the Grocery Store

5 Ways to Save at the Grocery Store  Make a meal plan for the week so you have an idea of what items you NEED for the week.  Take your meal plan and go “shop” in your pantry or freezer to see what…

6 Plumbing Tips everyone should more or less know

6 Plumbing Tips everyone should more or less know

Plumbing problems can strike when you least expect it, and usually occur at the most inopportune times. So, it’s important for you to be prepared and know what to do ahead of time, so you can reduce your risk of major damage to…

10 Tips for taking Family Day Trip Road Trips

10 Tips for taking Family Day Trip Road Trips Planning a family day trip road trip this summer? As the mother of three tween/teenage kids, we have had our share of road trips, so I thought I’d share some of the tips and…

Be confident with #Underwareness and get your FREE SAMPLE!

Today’s post is sponsored by Depend, but my love for their Silhouette Active Fit Brief is all my own! I am excited to share with you how women across the country are becoming more confident as they embrace the Underwareness Movement with Depend.…

How to create a Share A Sale creative

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, any purchases made after clicking links in this post help support this site. Thank you! FIRST: With ANY affiliate company, be sure you place a disclosure before any links in the post. (See the top of this…

5 Sneaky Food Traps to Avoid

Disclosure: This is a non-compensated guest post, courtesy of Rise. Everyday people sabotage their diet with choices they think are healthy. Rise coach Elisa Itkowitz, MS, RD shares tips to help avoid sneaky food traps. Rise is a nutrition service focused on helping…

Top 10 Tips to Start Getting Out Of Debt

As the holiday shopping season approaches, more and more I hear people discussing how overwhelmed they feel with budgeting and their debt load. The temptation to overspend on holiday gifts is very real to many people, and they max out credit cards planning…

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