Chutzpah: Dogs at work

Chutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Crafting with Kids: Thinking Outside the Box

Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! I have to admit, a couple weeks ago we ran out of construction paper and all I could think was “we don’t have paper how am I supposed to do art projects?” I was struggling trying to ...

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Blissdom Wrap up

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   These Shoes were made for walking and lets just say that is what they do... They walked up and down the Gaylord OpryLand Resort for three full days with bags full of swag for you. They went to a dinner at Cracker Barrel where I had the chance to meet some of the Mission Giveaway Team. Yes my mouth is open in the picture because I am always talking about Autism. Our dinner was provided by my sponsor Autism United. We had a wonderful time with another group of bloggers. Then we left ...

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Karla’s Korner: Food for Thought..

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Food for Thought... I have been struggling lately with the idea of getting older and no longer ...

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ASK A Blogger: Pinterest

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Pinterest is all the rage right now. Showing off your pics can help get traffic to your site and in turn, potentially increase your revenue. Adding a Pinterest Tab to your Facebook Page can help get your Pinterest Page in front of your fans and hopefully, get them repining your photos. How to Set Up a Facebook Pinterest Tab: Sign up for a Pinterest account if you haven't already. Go to https://apps.facebook.com/iframehost-pin/to install a Static IFRAME Tab. Click "Install Page Tab" ...

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No Boobs at Breakfast

There is a time a place for your breast to be exposed. The time is when you are not at a business conference while people are eating. I understand your child needs to eat.  In fact, I fed my children the same way. The difference is my boob was not hanging out at breakfast or at any meal. It is both inappropriate and unprofessional to expose yourself in a public place during a business event. The place for feeding your child is anywhere with proper cover. I believe your breasts are a personal ...

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Ask a Nurse: For such a time as this

Pamela is an RN, MSN/Ed. Pamela is a mother of 6 amazing children ages 11 to 24. She is a nurse educator and loves to travel overseas to work in medical clinics and teach health-related topics to schools and communities. She has been married to her best friend, Steve, for 29 years. She has many different interests including reading, writing (NOT arithmetic!), baking, teaching, and spending time with her family. She lives in central Pennsylvania with her husband and two youngest ...

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Slow Cooker Showcase: Cranberry Pork Chops

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This week's recipe is Cranberry Pork Chops by Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for four to eight hours and yield about 8 servings. Ingredients: 4-5 boneless pork chops 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon corn starch 1/2 cup of dried cranberries 1 Granny Smith apple chopped (optional) 1 cup cranberry juice 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper 1 small onion chopped Directions: Put everything in the crockpot and ...

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