Crafting with Kids: Bathroom Arts and Crafts

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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’ve said several times that when it comes to arts and crafts with your little ones you need to ‘think out of the box’. And, I’m sure you are going ‘Yeah, Yeah, Yeah….blah blah…’ but … [Read more...]

Ask an Accountant: Tax Breaks for Military Families

This column is brought to us by Sharon from Mom on a Dealz. Madame Deals Inc. uses her husband as our business and personal accountant and gives him 5 stars. He is available for questions and was a pleasure to work with! Believe it or not, tax season is right around the corner! My “Ask An Accountant” series should help with many questions that may arise. Remember, if you have a tax question, email my husband who is an experienced accountant at [email protected] Question: I know there are … [Read more...]

A Wife’s College Life – Part 2

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Hi I'm Ashley Earp! I know everyone thinks of the ideal college life as fresh out of high school looking forward to making their dreams come true and having new experiences in a new atmosphere. However, in today's society it sometimes isn't possible or is thrown away all to easily. I was one of those people, I was rebellious and way to careless after highschool and I attended 1 semester of college. Now that I am 25 and a working, married mother of 2 young kids I am also a college student. I work … [Read more...]

ASK A Blogger: Small Business Payment Options

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Small Business Payment Options As a blogger you are a service provider. We are often paid for our services. We often use Paypal to collect compensation but we needed other Small Business Payment Options. I am going to tell you that you are not protected when you use Paypal. I had a horrible experience. I thought the event was corrected but the "buyer" is up to his dirty tricks again. This prompted me to seek alternatives options. I figured I would share them with you because it is important … [Read more...]

A Wife’s College Life – Part 1

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Hi I'm Ashley Earp! I know everyone thinks of the ideal college life as fresh out of high school looking forward to making their dreams come true and having new experiences in a new atmosphere. However, in today's society it sometimes isn't possible or is thrown away all to easily. I was one of those people, I was rebellious and way to careless after highschool and I attended 1 semester of college. Now that I am 25 and a working, married mother of 2 young kids I am also a college student. I work … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Enhancing Learning

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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!! After much consideration I have decided that I will be doing a homeschool preschool with my daughter this year. I can’t see paying for something that I am certified to teach! While I … [Read more...]

ASK A Blogger: Blogger Button exchanges is it worth it

Blogger Button The  Blogger button exchange. Is the exchange rate fair? The answer is usually not. I have stopped exchanging buttons because I can't be sure what people post on their site. If my button is on their site and they post things that I wouldn't agree with by having my button there I am associated with their opinions. I also stopped exchanging buttons because the exchange rate wasn't fair. I need to keep my sidebars full of ads that is how I get paid each month. If i clutter them up … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: It’s Back to School Time!!!

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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!! Your school aged kiddos aren’t the only ones who can get into that Back to School mode! Your little ones can too! You can turn your art time at home into a learning experience for … [Read more...]

Blogger Rates

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   Blogger Rates To search for all of our  Ask A Blogger articles . Here is the truth I get paid to blog. I have to get paid because having a site is expensive. I have blogger rates. It takes a ton of time. I estimate this site takes about 150 + man hours a week. Yes, I have a staff. I have to pay them. How do I do it? I charge money. I can't pay them and my bills with face cream, coupons for a free frozen meals, toys for my children, mouthwash, and more. Blogger rates How do you … [Read more...]

ASK A Blogger: Finding Keywords

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 Finding Keywords Where do I begin without leaving a crowd of you laughing on finding keywords. I blog but I just blog like one throws 300 darts and hopes to hit the mark. I decided instead of throwing three hundred darts I would learn to throw one and throw it well. That required a lot more reading and work then I wanted to do but I did it any way. I have heard I need to use the Google ad word tool.  I didn't because it required me to open another tab and honestly I always forget. Then I kept … [Read more...]