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Gift Guide: Get Fit with #JabraHeadphonesBBY at Best Buy

January 5, 2015
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Gift Guide: Get Fit with #JabraHeadphonesBBY at Best Buy

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Last year and the year before, my New Year’s resolution was the same. To exercise regularly at the health club. Both times I was derailed due to an unexpected surgery....
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Teaching Teens Personal Finance: Attention Must be Paid

December 30, 2014
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Teaching Teens Personal Finance:  Attention Must be Paid

Disclosure: I was compensated for writing this post. The views expressed in this post are my own. When our college freshman was in elementary school, she decided she wanted to start her own cosmetics company. Alas, that venture never got off the ground. But it is not forgotten: In an early phase of trying to...
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Gift Guide: Dress in Style and Save at Sears #MoreMerry #Ad

December 23, 2014
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Gift Guide: Dress in Style and Save at Sears #MoreMerry #Ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Sears blogger and all opinions are my own.   The other day I sifted and sorted through my closet. I pulled out pants, blouses, sweaters, and scarves. I looked at jewelry, watches, and shoes. I coordinated outfits. I keep my wardrobe simple. My dress clothes are...
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Gift Guide: Buy Gifts Cards and Save at Food Lion #FLVisa15

December 22, 2014
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Gift Guide: Buy Gifts Cards and Save at Food Lion #FLVisa15

Disclosure: I was compensated for writing this post. The views expressed in this post are my own.  I sat bolt upright in bed on Saturday morning. I looked at the clock. I put my hands over my mouth to stifle a sound akin to a primal scream. I’m a long-time member of the “No One Utters a Loud...
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Save Money and Energy at the Great American Bulb Swap #DC

December 4, 2014
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Save Money and Energy at the Great American Bulb Swap #DC

Disclosure: I was given a gift card and a Cree Light Bulb Starter Kit as compensation for writing this post. The views expressed in the post are my own. Everyone has a job in my house. I take care of grocery shopping, ferrying kids to activities, cleaning, setting up doctors’ appointments, and laundry. The...
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I Will Replace the Bathroom Faucets When I Remodel

November 21, 2014
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I Will Replace the Bathroom Faucets When I Remodel

Disclosure: I was sent a Danze showerhead in exchange for writing this post. The opinions expressed in this post are my own. You would think that I would love my bathrooms. Considering that I am the original owner of my home. I should love my bathrooms, right? I designed them from the plans. I had...
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Living…uh…driving in a van down by the river…

September 27, 2014
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Living…uh…driving in a van down by the river…

I’m like a broken record. If you tell me you are looking at a new car. If you post about your car search on Facebook. If I even get an inkling that you are car shopping, I will tell you about a fantastic auto program that saves you big $$. The program I continue...
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Wordless Wednesday: I Love My @DooneyandBourke Bag! #DisneySMMoms

June 11, 2014
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Wordless Wednesday: I Love My @DooneyandBourke Bag! #DisneySMMoms

Disclosure: I was invited to attend the DSMM Celebration. I paid my own conference fees and received gifts during the conference. All opinions, experiences, and thoughts are my own.
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Spring in to Spring with Home Depot and @Savings #SpringIntoSavings

April 21, 2014
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Spring in to Spring with Home Depot and @Savings #SpringIntoSavings

Disclosure: I was compensated by Savings.com to write this post. The views expressed in this post are my own. Spring has sprung! Note how I am ignoring that I am wearing slippers inside and that it is not at all spring-like outside. I’m in la-la land. After the Polar Vortex winter here in Maryland,...
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We Had a Blast at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration! #DisneySMMoms #PackMoreFun

April 19, 2014
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We Had a Blast at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration! #DisneySMMoms #PackMoreFun

I’m still pinching myself. Was I really at Disneyland this time last week? Was it a dream? Our trip to California was truly magical. I can’t believe all the fun we had. We were definitely touched by the Disney magic! Going to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration has been on my “Bucket List” for...
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