Karla’s Korner: Not Me

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! Not Me… My son and I found ourselves glued to the television Friday evening watching A & E’s … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: I Want The Fairy Tale

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! I Want The Fairy Tale… In the movie Pretty Woman, Edward asks Vivian what it is that she wants. … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Lessons From 2012

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! Lessons From 2012 Staring out the window at my neighbor’s yard it almost seems fitting that their … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Love, Grace and Gratitude

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! Love, Grace and Gratitude… As I hurried through the local Wal-Mart after church on Sunday I began … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: In Memory

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! In Memory…. In the wake of the horrible events in Connecticut this week I find myself at a total … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Shopping Etiquette

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! Shopping Etiquette… My husband and I made our first attempt at Christmas shopping this weekend. … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Holiday Traditions

Nativity

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! Check out all of Karla's Korner articles here. Also, please visit Karla's Lifetime Moms page … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner:

  Why Black Friday? When I was a little girl growing up in rural Virginia back in the 1970’s all retail stores were closed on Sunday. Restaurants and gas stations were open on Sunday but that was it. My research on the subject came up with the following information: Sunday-closing laws, often called "blue laws," prohibited certain activities such as alcohol and retail sales on Sunday. In America, these laws date back to the colonial period, starting with the first blue law in 1610 … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner – Memories: The Diary of our Lives

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! Memories: The Diary of our Lives… My friend Connie and I have known each other for more than five … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Give a little

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! Give a little… The election is over; the guy with the most votes won so now what? Well, in the … [Read more...]