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Old Neighborhood? New Community? Where Should You Buy?

March 31, 2014
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Old Neighborhood? New Community? Where Should You Buy?

My children’s idea of compromise is easy. If they both have their hearts set on playing with a toy, they will both agree, after some hemming and hawing, to take turns with a toy. One child will play with a toy for 20 minutes. Then the other child will get a turn. Easy peasy....
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Three Reasons to Buy a House Over a Condo

March 28, 2014
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Three Reasons to Buy a House Over a Condo

The first time I heard the word “condo” was in the 80s. I was a teen. My family had planned to meet up with their English friends in Florida one summer. My family had emigrated to America from England for a second time. The first time was in the early 70s. My parent’s English...
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A for Effort? Worst Cook in America? Baking Failures?

March 26, 2014
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A for Effort? Worst Cook in America? Baking Failures?

Have you seen that show? Worst Cooks in America? I saw the show the other night. I could be a contestant on that show. Seriously! Why have I NOT applied to be on that show?? Heck, I could even win that show! You see I am not a good cook. And by “not a...
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Pie-jacking, Homework, Carpools, Oh My

March 19, 2014
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Pie-jacking, Homework, Carpools, Oh My

Update on PieGate: The pie I dropped off on Friday that went missing? Was delivered to her teacher by another student. Faith restored that her pie was not in fact jacked on Pi Day. Funny of the day? A school administrator told me that ONE HUNDRED PIES were dropped off at the school office...
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Deep Cleansing Hand Washing To Promote Family #Health #PurexInsider #giveaway

March 11, 2014
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Deep Cleansing Hand Washing To Promote Family #Health #PurexInsider #giveaway

Disclosure: I am a Purex Insider. I was sent a sample pack of Dial® Deep Cleansing Hand Soaps. The opinions expressed in this post are my own. My family goes through A LOT of hand soap. I’m constantly refilling the pump dispensers. I credit my family’s use of hand soaps for how little we...
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Cleaning Kitchens Is Easy with #MrCleanMorePower

March 10, 2014
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Cleaning Kitchens Is Easy with #MrCleanMorePower

Sponsored:  This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Mr. Clean. I was sent a Mr. Clean Liquid Muscle cleaning kit and a Walmart gift card to facilitate my review. The views expressed in the view are my own. I walked in to my kitchen and stopped. I almost fell over. I stopped and stared. I looked...
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Spruce Up Your Home at @Kmart Semi Annual Home Sale! #ad

March 7, 2014
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Spruce Up Your Home at @Kmart Semi Annual Home Sale! #ad

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own. I have a neighbor who re-decorates a lot. And by a lot I mean that there is a constant decorating going on at her home at all times. She will overhaul a room at least every 3...
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The Groundhog and I Are Not on Speaking Terms

March 6, 2014
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The Groundhog and I Are Not on Speaking Terms

                      I was reading a book in my living room. Enjoying the quiet before all the kids were home from school. Something blurry passed in my peripheral vision. I looked up to get a better view. I jumped back when I saw that a...
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Get In To Spring with @Kmart #KmartLayawayDance #ad

March 4, 2014
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own. Snow is thick on the ground. Winter storm warnings abound. The weather reports are all about how many inches of snow will fall, and not about sun and high temperatures. When was the last sunny day, anyway?...
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Enter the @ShopYourWay #Sweeps To Win an HDTV! #ad

February 12, 2014
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Enter the @ShopYourWay #Sweeps To Win an HDTV! #ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Sears blogger, though all opinions are my own. Have you heard of the old saying…”You don’t know what you are missing until you have it”? I’m paraphrasing it a bit. There are times when you are going on your merry way completely oblivious to what you are missing...
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