Karla’s Korner – Being Vulnerable: Living with Our Hearts Wide Open

Hearts Wide Open

Being Vulnerable: Living with our hearts wide open This week it seemed as if my inbox, social media newsfeed and conversations were filled with the idea that vulnerability is a good thing. As much as I tried to shove this topic aside, I finally gave in and took a dive deep into thought, prayer, conversation and little online research. What I found was a wealth of information that not only clarified but solidified the idea that vulnerability, while complex is a necessary element of life. I ...

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How to Use Your Tax Refund to Build Wealth

Find out the secret on How to Use Your Tax Refund to Build Wealth

Using Tax Refund to Build Wealth How to use your tax refund to build wealth... If you just got a tax refund and you have been living lean in an effort to get ahead (or simply stay afloat) your first instinct may be to splurge... But, remember when I mentioned the lottery and all of those financial talks? When people first get a large sum of money the first thing they want to do is SPEND. A smart person knows that the first thing you do is stop and THINK. How to build wealth? How can you ...

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The Cough Medicine Battle: Mom vs Cough

Fight the cough not the kid!

The Cough Medicine Battle: Mom vs Cough Fight the cough not the kid! My sweet little 4 year old boy recently spent a week in the hospital. He is fine now, thank God but it was quite the experience. Two weeks after we brought him home though he got sick with the nastiest cold I have seen in a very long time. While we were in the hospital and during the first couple of days at home he had to take a lot of medicine. At first he didn't mind since he was in pain and knew the medicine would make ...

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Karla’s Korner: Picture Perfect Memories

Making picture perfect memories

Picture Perfect Memories… They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, I probably have several hundred thousand words stored on my computer. When my children were first born, I had the camera nearby all of the time. As they got older, it seemed that the camera stayed put more often and only came out on special occasions. As they approached adolescence I was not quite sure where the camera was. Now that they are practically grown, I find myself trying to capture their ...

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10 CDs That Are Perfect For Massages

Massage-CD

10 CDs That Are Perfect For Massages One of my favorite ways to get a little romantic with my husband is to set up a massage night. It's a fun, inexpensive, and intimate way to have a date night, and who doesn't love a massage right!? The perfect massage doesn't stop with just your massage skills. You have to set the mood!  Some great massage oil, some candles lit, and some awesome background music to really set the mood. ...

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Keeping Control Of Your Kids Electronics With OurPact

OurPact

Keeping Control Of Your Kids Electronics With OurPact Disclosure:This review is made possible with OurPact and Mums the Word Network. All opinions are my own. Did you know the average child spends 50 hours a week in front of screens? Is it just me or is it crazy how much technology has evolved in the last 10 years? When I was in school it wasn't weird for you not to have a phone, now it's practically unheard of! With the growing popularity of being connected via electronics all the time ...

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Karla’s Korner: Love Beyond the Valentine

love

Love Beyond the Valentine…. Love, defined by the Webster online dictionary is “a feeling of strong or constant affection for a person; an attraction that includes physical desire or the strong affection felt by people who have a romantic relationship.” I’ve also heard love referred to as a verb, an action or way of behavior. It’s no secret that I am head over heels in love with my husband David. He is my heart, soul and the love of my life. Our love is just that, it’s ours and completely ...

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Why Couples Should Talk About Money?

couple money talks

Why Couples Should Talk About Money? One of the biggest chunks of money that you cannot trim out of your budget can be alimony/child support. The truth is that in the case of bills that cannot be trimmed down you have to cut money and other places to subsidize them. They must be paid. The only advice I can give on that part of your budget is to try to find ways to prevent getting there. Talk about money with your partner. Why Couples Should Talk About Money? Money can be one of those ...

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Why is Mardi Gras Celebrated?

mardis gras beads colors

Why is Mardi Gras Celebrated? Mardi Gras - Boobs? Beads? Babies? When you think about Mardi Gras, what pops into your mind first? I may be the exception to the rule but I think about partying in New Orleans and all the beads and of course once I think about the beads my mind flashes (pun intended) to the method by which some are likely to do to earn some beads. I am talking about flashing your boobs of course. Well, I am here to set the record straight and tell you what Mardi Gras is really ...

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Valentine Cards for Adults

valentine cards for adults

Valentine Cards for Adults In our series about how to have a better relationship with your spouse. We talked about the power of a massage. I even offered you the opportunity to join an online class at 20% off. I highly recommend you take part in this class it is beyond awesome now you know why my husband is always smiling my cooking is good but my massage is even better. It is the perfect gift and once you know it will help you both move forward forever. These Valentine Cards for Adults ...

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