Karla’s Korner: Degrees of Love

Karla's Korner: Degrees of Love

Karla's Korner: Degrees of Love Degrees of Love … F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote “There are all kinds of love in this world, but never the same love twice”. Often love is thought of as romantic, filled with passion, physical desires, excitement and lavishness when it, is more often rather than not found in the ordinary often mundane-ness of life. The little things done in the name of what I call “lower case” love make up the big things in “capital letter” Love. When reflecting on the many great ...

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Where to Use Cleaning Vinegar

Where to Use Cleaning Vinegar

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post but all opinions expressed here are mine. Where to Use Cleaning Vinegar Four Monks™ Cleaning Vinegar takes over my kitchen and the rest of my home and wins my husband’s heart. I was asked to review Four Monks™ Cleaning Vinegar. I said, “Yes” for a couple of reasons. The first is when I was away visiting a friend I came home, and my husband had begun to use a spray to clean. He would spray, and my eyes would water. I began to hide this ...

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Karla’s Korner: A Letter to My Heart

Karla's Korner: A Letter to My Heart

Karla's Korner: A Letter to My Heart A Letter to My Heart……. American author Elizabeth Stone wrote “Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ” The longer I parent the more this rings true. I thought that somehow this whole parenting thing would become easier as time went on and the children grew up; it does not. ...

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Stay At Home Dates

stay at home dates

Stay At Home Dates I often wonder what keeps a relationship alive other than love. The answer is making time for one another. I know time gets away from us and our lives are fill of all the things on our to do list but really we need to step back and clear a night to make time for the person that you promised to love forever. I have several posts on cheap date ideas.  This is a sampling of ideas to try at home. I take every Friday night and my husband and I go to the gym to swim together. ...

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Creative Ways to Potty Train

Creative Ways to Potty Train

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Piyo Piyo USA but all opinions expressed here are 100% mine. Creative Ways to Potty Train This year we are talking about how to save money. I have to say that as soon as my children got out of diapers I had a huge boost in my income. I figured out several creative ways to potty train, and I was able to potty train my children pretty quickly although I will say my first one was the hardest. The rest watched their big brother which confused ...

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Karla’s Korner: Defining Love

Karla's Korner: Defining Love

Karla's Korner: Defining Love Defining Love… It’s February, the proverbial month of love and I find it almost obligatory to share my thoughts on what I believe love is; or what love is not. The word love is defined as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties. This little four letter word has a wide variety of meanings and is commonly used in everyday language as a means of affection. Love I believe is a multi-faceted, ever changing, a push and pull kind of ...

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Karla’s Korner: On Being Careless

Karla's Korner: On Being Careless

Karla's Korner: On Being Careless On Being Careless… Tucked away in a quaint little bookstore in Covington, Kentucky I met a new friend to discuss writing, life and to get acquainted. Noting that our lives are relatively different but also similar in some aspects I soaked up and appreciated the time we shared together. It is evident that this newfound friend is a lover of life, who is willing to share his knowledge, wit and wisdom with others. As we parted ways we shared a brief hug and ...

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Valentines Tradition in America

Valentine's day with Hershey's chocolates

Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by Hershey via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Hershey or Momtrends. Valentines Tradition in America What are the Valentines Tradition in America? That is the questions my children asked me after they asked me what family traditions we have as a family unit. It got me thinking of our tradition of a unique Valentines idea. Then it inspired me to add to my family tradition with ...

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Dairy Free Replacements For Heavy Cream

Dairy Free Replacements For Heavy Cream

Dairy Free Replacements For Heavy Cream So you have a recipe that calls for heavy cream right? And the problem is...you don't do dairy. What is one to do!? Well, since you are here, I'm going to guess you are looking for some dairy free replacements for heavy cream right? Fear not! You have come to the right place. My husband has recently taken on the gluten free dairy free diet, so I'm always finding ways to make some of my favorite meals dairy free. Let's check out how you can make heavy ...

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Karla’s Korner: Giving a Second Chance

Karla's Korner: Giving a Second Chance

Karla's Korner: Giving a Second Chance Giving a Second Chance.. I met him a few weeks before Christmas and it was love at first sight. He’s short, stocky with big brown eyes and a crooked little “grin”. He’s feisty, a little pushy, impatient, head strong, growls often and dribbles when he drinks water. His name is Louis and he is the one year old bulldog puppy of my daughter’s girlfriend Ashley. Born with a cleft palate Louis has endured two surgeries to help correct his physical ...

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