Karla’s Korner: My Sister….My Friend

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Karla's Korner: My Sister….My Friend My Sister….My Friend. Once in a while, quite often when it’s least expected, we meet someone who changes our lives and makes it better. As I sit down to write this article I am not in my usual writing spot. As a matter of fact, I am 450 miles away from my comfy chair sitting on the guest room floor of my brother and sister-in-loves home. The house is quiet and the Cincinnati sky is filled with sunlight, songbirds and a cool spring breeze that comforts my … [Read more...]

Im Tired of Being Broke So Why am I Smiling?

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Im Tired of Being Broke So Why am I Smiling? Im tired of being broke, I use the word "broke" to define what we are financially. It isn't really a reflection of our actual bank account because we apply the key principles for not being actually "broke"Let me clear up the confusion. We are "broke" meaning that we no longer have disposable income. Disposable income is money that isn't accounted for. That is a bit hard for me to deal with but the reason why is comforting so let me explain how we … [Read more...]

Mothers Day Story: 10 Things I Learned From My Mom

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Mothers Day Story 10 Things I Learned From My Mom A Mothers Day Story Growing up I resented my mom more often than I loved her. It wasn't very long after I graduated that I moved out of the house with my older sister. I moved out because one of us wasn't going to make it (between my mom and I). We were too much alike and constantly butting heads on things. I was also ready to stretch my legs and experience life outside of my strict "Baptist" upbringing. I will honest that I didn't do … [Read more...]

Epiphanie Bags: Clover Camera Bag Review

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Disclosure: I received a camera bag from Epiphanie for this review, but all opinions are mine. Epiphanie Bags Epiphanie Bags: Clover Camera Bag Review I received this Epiphanie Clover camera + laptop bag for the purpose of my review. I wanted this bag so badly that I tracked down the media contact. The reason is simple this is the best looking camera bag I have ever seen. It fits my laptop, tablet, sunglasses, Canon and two lens. I can't even describe how stunning it is in person. I love … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner – Reflections: Twenty-One Years

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Reflections Reflections: Twenty-One Years She came into this world on a Friday evening weighing just eight pounds. The first sound of her voice, a wailing cry, melted her momma’s heart; she waited for that melodic sound for nine long months. Their eyes met as she was gently placed on her mommas chest; a bond had been formed that in time would be tested but would overcome any and all adversity. It was Mother’s Day weekend, a first for both, one that would be the beginning of many more … [Read more...]

Spring Posts Round-up!

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Spring Posts Round-up Spring is finally here and we are ready to share some great posts with you!  Whether you like crafts, baking or gardening, you will find some great information below with our spring posts round-up! Do you children love to help you bake and decorate? Thanks to Madame Deals for sharing these fun flower pops. This cute Mothers Day Recipe: Sweet Tulip Pop Treat is the perfect activity to do with your children.  I know I would love to receive these Tulips for … [Read more...]

Parent tips for Social Media

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Parent tips for Social Media   Parent Tips for Social Media- Did you know that 22% of Teens and Preteens log on to their social media accounts more than 10 times a day? A day. Also, 75% of teens have personal cell phones. Today's youth are consumed with the idea of being able to share their lives via social media, and connecting with others. This can be a great thing, but also a dangerous one. With cyber bullying and catfishing running rampant on social  sites like  Facebook, … [Read more...]

All Natural Quick Bathroom Clean Up Tips

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All Natural Quick Bathroom Clean Up Tips   A house is often judged for its cleanliness by the appearance of the bathroom and the kitchen. It doesn't matter how dirty the rest of the house is if these two rooms are not clean. The bathroom is often the most used room in the house and often the most neglected when it comes to cleaning yet it can contain some of the most disgusting germs. To tackle these germs you do not have to resort to chemicals or expensive cleaners but you can … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: An Airplane Conversation

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An Airplane Conversation An Airplane Conversation…… As I stumbled through the crowded airplane aisle trying to stuff my carry-on in the overhead compartment I spied my seat; 17B. It was there that I realized I was going to spend the next two hours sandwiched in between two strangers; one a young unshaven man with ear buds jammed in his ears and the other an older gentleman with white hair and a somber look upon his face. Tired, hungry and ready to be reunited with my husband and children I … [Read more...]