The Power of Home Equity

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This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank. Seems you’ve got a bit of a dilemma on your hands. That big project you’ve had in your head for what feels like forever is now actually coming together on paper and just waiting to be started. You have the time to do it and - best of all? - you want to do it. There’s just one problem. You need funds, because without them, your dream project stays on hold. But fear not! If you’re a homeowner, and have equity in your home, you may have ...

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Church Hill Classics Diploma Frame Review

Church Hill Classics Diploma Frame

Disclosure: This post is part of the blogger program by Church Hill Classics and The Motherhood, who compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Church Hill Classics Diploma Frame Review Graduation season is quickly approaching and in a recent survey conducted by The Motherhood, 98 percent of respondents who have a close relative graduating from college this year haven't yet purchased a graduation gift for him or her. My ...

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Important Steps to Home Ownership

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This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank So, you’re ready to make the big leap into home ownership? Good for you. Home ownership can be a great experience and holds a number of tangible and intangible benefits. But first, you need to actually buy that property, which, especially if this is your first home, can feel more than a little complicated. Understanding the mortgage process Since a home is arguably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make, being prepared is key ...

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Teaching My Daughter About Money With Kids Wealth #kidslearnmoney

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Teaching My Daughter About Money With Kids Wealth #kidslearnmoney *Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Kids Wealth, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own :)   As a parent teaching our kids the ways of the world is one of our most important jobs. And learning finical responsibility is a big part of the world. You know the saying, "Money make's the world go round"? It's so true. You might not think that talking to your kids about money at a young ...

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Healthy Inside & Out with Superior Source Vitamins

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Superior Source Vitamins It’s that time of the year where the weather is warming up and outdoor activities are getting into full swing - baseball, soccer, walking, gardening, and the renewed focus of improving our health for summer! Being healthy inside is just as important as outside, and a great way to get the inside of our bodies healthy is to give it good vitamins to promote energy, heart health, bone health, etc. Superior Source Vitamins are great products to do just ...

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Can Sex Change Your Relationship?

Can Sex Change your relationship? find out how Sex Box can help you.

  The question that comes to mind is can sex change your relationship? The answer is absolutely. If I was a betting woman I would say that I think, after money, that sex is something couples fight over most. I would especially think this is true if one partner is receiving sex from someone other than their committed partner. This is my theory on sex; guys need a place and girls need a reason. I told my husband a long time ago that sex starts long before you actually have sex. If he is ...

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Steps to Proper Oral Hygiene and Mouthwash Benefits

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Disclosure: “I received LISTERINE® Brand products and a Walgreens gift card from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® 21-Day Challenge. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.” A little over 3 weeks ago I signed up for the LISTERINE® 21-Day Challenge. The challenge was to start rinsing with Listerine mouthwash twice a day. Ok so it has been 21 days. I have to admit I did ...

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Do you need sunscreen when skiing?

Do you need sunscreen when you are skiing

  As I am I trying to warm up on this cold winter night,  summer seems like a distant memory. I know though that it will roll around again soon enough and I will be desperately trying to find some relief from the heat. But while I am not sporting my flip flops just yet I am thinking about sunscreen. Why am I thinking about sunscreen? Because we are going skiing this weekend. Do you need sunscreen when skiing? YES! When you are on the slopes the sun is not only shining on you directly ...

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My Advice for a Successful Relationship

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I am sure if you have been following this site you know I am married. I know collective sigh from all the single guys. Kidding! I have been with my husband for over 18 years now. I can't imagine my life without him. I do however think relationships take work. They take a lot of work even if you are with the perfect person it still takes work. It is one of the secrets to a happy marriage.  I am often asked how do you make it work? How do you have a successful relationship? I think beyond ...

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Back to Balance – Getting Ready for a 10K Race

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  Finding a way to get my healthy eating and activity levels back to balance has always been hard for me. We all get off track whether it is the holidays or a family crisis, there are times in life when we just don't take care of ourselves as well as we should. For me from past experiences I know what does and doesn't work. Having a goal to get healthy is too vague and doesn't give me anything concrete to work towards. Instead I know that I need a hard deadline and a very clear ...

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