Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014

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Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014 May 26, 2014 Monday, May 26, 2014 is Memorial Day. It's a federal holiday in the United States so some stores will be closed. Before you head out and celebrate with the family make sure to check out this list of Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014. Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014 Walmart - Open. Target - Open. Costco is closed. BJ’s Wholesale Club - Open. 9:00 am – 8:00 pm on Monday which are their normal Sunday hours. Walgreens - Open Home … [Read more...]

Family Home Budget Tips for Living on $30000 or Less

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Family Home Budget Raising a family is fun but can be full of challenges. As kids grow so are the family's expenses, that's why it's important to stick with your family home budget. Below are some simple tips that you can do to save big and live on  $30,000 or less. Family Home Budget - Tips for Living on $30000 or Less Savings tips for the home: Of course the obvious: turn out lights, don't let water run, don't leave TV on. First and foremost, we created a budget on Mint.com … [Read more...]

Pool Party Tips + FREE Pool Party Printable Invitations

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Pool Party Tips FREE Pool Party Printable Invitations   The weather is starting to get warmer, and it's almost time to grab your bathing suit, your shades, and your friends, and throw a pool party! Whether you have your own pool, or are going to hit up a community pool, preparing for a pool party it key! I always make a list of things I need for any kind of party because I am notorious for forgetting something! My last party I had, I forgot to pick out some party games..oops! So I … [Read more...]

Is My Child Spoiled?

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Is My Child Spoiled?   This week my daughter turned 6 and as I was going over birthday plans and presents I had to ask myself, is my child spoiled? Does my child have nice things? Yes! Do I know how to say NO to her? Most of the time, yeah I do. My daughter is an only child, as am I and my husband. We get teased a lot about "only child syndrome", and how we were the center of our parents world, and our daughter is the same to us. Well that would be true...she is the center of our … [Read more...]

Tackling my Home Improvement To Do List +$300 HomeZada Giveaway

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Tackling my Home Improvement To Do List +$300 HomeZada Giveaway *This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by HomeZada. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic.   I don't know what it is about spring that makes me wake up and realize that things around the house that need to be done have been piling up since last summer! Am I the only one guilty of that!? I was walking around my house this week and realized I had a … [Read more...]

Stop Being a Wimp Learn How to Say NO

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How to Say NO How to Say No I wrote a post about saying Why We Said No to Disney. I realized it hit a nerve with people. The purpose wasn't to debate whether you should go to Disney or not. The purpose was to help people understand that saying "No" can lead to saying  yes to more important things. I am often faced with decisions as we all are. Decisions that I have to give an answer to and the answer reaches far more than the immediate implications. I wish to say "Yes" but saying "Yes" means … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Setting Goals for a Fruitful Life

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Karla's Korner: Setting Goals for a Fruitful Life Setting Goals for a Fruitful Life American author and novelist Richelle Goodrich wrote "Goals are my north star. My compass. The map that guides me along the road I wish to travel. Goals are motivations with wind in their sails - they carry me forward despite the storms." Every once in a while I come across something that sticks in my head days after I read it; this was one of those things. Searching my mind for inspiration I take a break … [Read more...]

Selling a House Tips: Maximize the Profit from Your Home Sale

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Selling a House Tips Selling a House Tips: How to Maximize the Profit from Your Home Sale Spring is one of the best times to sell your home. The weather is nice, the flowers are in bloom (improving curb appeal), and for people who prefer to move during Summer, spring is the time to buy or sell. But selling your home is more than keeping it clean and posting a “For Sale” sign in the yard. There are many affordable things you can do increase the value of your home. Below is a home seller … [Read more...]

Checklist Cleaning House

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Checklist Cleaning House Livingroom Spring Cleaning   Springtime is finally here! One of my favorite things about spring is opening my windows, letting the light in, and sprucing everything up! You know what I'm talking about, Spring Cleaning! I know I know, most people don't like cleaning, but something about spring cleaning makes your house feel new and fresh, and really brings the sunshine in! I always start my spring cleaning with my livingroom, so I wanted to share … [Read more...]

Make Money With Community Garage Sales

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 Make Money With Community Garage Sales Everyone has stuff lying around their house that they say they need to go thru. From the kids clothes that have been outgrown to items in the kitchen that are never used, your house is a trove of treasure that is waiting to be turned into cash. By following our tips you can successfully sell your belongings to your friends, neighbors, and strangers who stop by and Make Money with Community Garage Sales.  … [Read more...]