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Foods You Can Only Find in Britain

February 10, 2014
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Foods You Can Only Find in Britain

I always say I won’t click on another BuzzFeed link. Nope! I do not have time to waste. I have things to do. Places to visit. People to see. But then… I see a headline like: The 23 Greatest Things That British People Love To Eat. How in the world am I supposed to...
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Drink coffee like the Scandinavians do

February 2, 2014
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Drink coffee like the Scandinavians do

Guest post by Katja Presnal Just like Jill, I love coffee. In fact so much that when I started planning my first magazine issue, I wanted to dedicate it entirely for coffee. The health benefits of coffee, the best coffee shops our editorial team has found around the world, the beauty products with coffee,...
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How About a Spot of Tea for National Hot Tea Month? #giveaway

January 2, 2014
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How About a Spot of Tea for National Hot Tea Month? #giveaway

Disclosure: I was sent a selection of Salada and Red Rose teas as part of this campaign. The views expressed in this post are my own. You would think that coming from England I would be a tea drinker. I’m actually not. Coffee is my preferred brew. After a childhood spent hearing adults say...
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3 Tips: Home Energy Saving from @NRGEnergy #giveaway

December 29, 2013
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3 Tips: Home Energy Saving from @NRGEnergy #giveaway

Disclosure: I was sent a Redskins jersey, a Redskins scarf, two NRG mini footballs, and a Home Depot gift card as part of this campaign. The views expressed in this post are my own.     As if shedding a winter layer of fur, I got rid of my sweater collection…one sweater at a...
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5 Tips: Get Kids Involved with Chores #home #organization

December 9, 2013
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5 Tips: Get Kids Involved with Chores #home #organization

I wish I had jumped on the chores bandwagon when the children were small. The earlier you start assigning chores to your children the better, right? My little ones always wanted to help me clean or fold laundry…even if I didn’t actually want the help. At times their “help” meant far more work for...
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10 Tips: Decluttering Toys #organization

December 7, 2013
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10 Tips: Decluttering Toys #organization

I’ve found that people fall in to two categories when it comes to their homes…the very neat and the very messy. There’s gray area in the home neatness spectrum. I fall in the gray…closer to the “very messy” but with brief brushes with the “very neat.” Where do you fall in the Home Neatness...
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Posted in family fun, family strife, games, home, home improvements, Household Repairs, housekeeping, life-changing moment, Musings on Family, organization, toys | No Comments »

5 Tips: Decluttering Your Home To Create Space #Organization

December 5, 2013
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5 Tips: Decluttering Your Home To Create Space #Organization

I never post before photos. Too scary. I don’t want reveal the clutter of my home. As I said it is TOO scary. But today I am doing the unthinkable posting a couple of before photos. The first photo is mostly an after photo, but from the clutter on top of the desk you...
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Inspiration Not Perspiration at Sports Practice #seizingfamilytime

November 20, 2013
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Inspiration Not Perspiration at Sports Practice #seizingfamilytime

Disclosure: The links in this post are to my amazon affiliate account. Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right. — Henry Ford               I’ve spent a lot of time in school gyms. A LOT OF TIME. Have I mentioned that I spend a...
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Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane: #Halloween with Little Ones

November 14, 2013
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Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane: #Halloween with Little Ones

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.                   My neighbor stopped by on Halloween with her adorable baby. He’s about one. He was strapped in his jogging stroller. The rain was starting to come down, but he was ever so snug in his Tigger costume. You know...
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Start Your Holiday Shopping Early @Kmart with #KmartLayaway

November 12, 2013
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Start Your Holiday Shopping Early @Kmart with #KmartLayaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own. Layaway was one of new terms I learned when I moved to the United States. The shopping experience in England was so VERY different to what I saw in the U.S. There were no malls and no...
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