Christmas Decoration Ideas

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by At Home Store.Christmas Decoration Ideas The holidays are coming and one of my favorite parts is decorating. I am not sure why but those bows and balls, lights, and trees speaks to me. I think back to my younger self whose face was firmly pressed to the car window so I could look at the homes with their decor. It was the days before the technology overtook our curiosity. I would imagine who lived in those house as the car sped by. I would think they ...

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Cheap Exercise Equipment


Cheap Exercise EquipmentI think people automatically think about physical equipment when I make reference to Cheap Exercise Equipment however the thing I need most when exercising is someone to guide me. I need someone to push me. I usually go to the gym but when I travel or when the classes do not fit my schedule I found an alternative. I found online fitness classes. They are easy to organize, they fit my schedule, and they are varied for my ability and my likes.  They also help you to ...

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Back to School Giving Back Packs Event

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Back to School Giving Back Packs EventIt is that time of year again when the kids go back to school. There are children who will go back to school without the supplies they need. Thanks to Aldi and my site there will be less of those children without necessary supplies.  This is the run down of our Giving Backpack event.  We partnered with Aldi this year to help children. Aldi offers school supplies and they also offer healthy lunch and snack options which will help the students in life. ...

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40 Years of Lessons

40 years of lessons

     I thought it would be fun to capture my first forty years. I have accomplished a lot in forty years so I am not at all upset to be forty. I am living life as I had planned. I am grateful for each day in fact I am grateful for each moment because some do not have another day or moment. I learned how to walk, talk, jump, dance, teach, and cook. I learned how to be less selfish and to be a good friend. I learned how to work and go to school. I learned how to set a goal and accomplish it. I ...

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How to Look Younger

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How to Look YoungerI am entering my 40th year on Earth and I think I look pretty close to what I looked like 20 years ago. I was recently at a wedding and someone I hadn't seen in 20 years told me I aged well. I am sure that is a compliment so it got me thinking. What have I done to "age well". Then I thought about how to look younger and this is what I came up with.1) Drink Water and we even have a water printable I love to make these detox water drinks this is my favorite the ...

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My New Years Resolution is to Be Kind

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I resolve to track my journey daily on my site I plan to make an effort to do one kind deed a day. I plan to do so not to change the world but to change how I see the world. I plan to take small steps toward the person I want to become. I do not plan to look back and I do not plan to judge the person I used to be.The first thing I will do is be brave. I plan to remove everyone from my life who does not belong. I am going to "unfriend" all the people who do not add ...

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Being Kind Counts


Being Kind CountsI had an idea. I know. I always have random ideas. I woke up one night and bought the url I knew I wanted to do something big. I just wasn't sure what. Then I had an idea if I could take 30 days and 30 bloggers and ask each person to do a good deed I would have 30 deeds accomplished. Well that seems simple. Then I thought if each of the 30 bloggers invited two people and their two people invited two people. We could accomplish my goal. The goal I ...

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Giving Back Pack


BLOGGER EVENT Dear Friends,This isn't just any event to me. It is the single most important event we do. The reason is simple we have the ability to make a real difference using the power of our influence. We have the power to inspire others to give by setting the example ourselves. I realize budgets are tight so we bust our bottoms every year to find a brand to sponsor our event to give backpacks to kids in need. The concept is simple our sponsor will provide you with $25. Then we ...

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Life Changing Love Story

life changing love story

Life Changing Love Story   I often wonder if you are a part of your experiences or are experiences part of what makes you whole? I haven't ever shared this because some of me wonders if it really happened. I do believe in the other world and I do believe in signs so I guess I question the existence of the event. This life changing experience happened two winters ago. I often have moments of struggle. I struggle with staying home. I often can't stand it. I stay home because that was the ...

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Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe

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Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe I see this cut of meat called cube steak all the time. I only see it used it stews. I decided I could make a freezer to crockpot meal with it. I am currently into making large quantities of soups that freeze well. I figured I could conquer a  Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe.  Cube Steak Crockpot Recipe Ingredients: 2 lbs cube steak 3 large bell peppers (one red, and one yellow, one green) 1 Can of tomato sauce 1/2 cup chopped onion ...

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