Karla’s Korner: Un-learning to Learn…

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Un-learning to Learn… It’s Sunday afternoon and here I sit in front of the computer with a head ...

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ASK A Blogger

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I was thinking about some of the comments my fellow bloggers receive on their blogs and Facebook pages. Honestly, some of the comments I've read on other sites shock me! What do you do if you get a negative comment on your blog or Facebook page? Do you delete it? Do you leave it? Personally, I believe that everyone has the right to express their opinions. I encourage readers to comment on posts and share their thoughts. I'm okay with someone disagreeing with me or telling me I made an ...

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Chutzpah: Burden of Proof

ChutzpaChutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Crafting with Kids: Let Nature Do the Work

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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!! Let Nature Do the Work Every year we take a week-long trip to Minnesota in the fall. When we got there last year my 2 year old daughter was excited to explore her new surroundings. She ...

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Karla’s Korner: Pink is for Girls and Blue is for Boys…NOT!

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Pink is for Girls and Blue is for Boys…NOT! There’s an ongoing “discussion” in my classroom lately. ...

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Target is better than Louis Vuitton

   I was so excited today. I was going to buy the Louis Vuitton bag that I have been saving for over the last 15 months. I made sure that all of my other responsibilities have been taken care of and are paid in full and ahead of schedule. You see I am a spend it "all" kinda of person. You read right I spend every penny I make each month. If I have $5 left in my account then I spend it. I spend it on my future (savings account, IRA) or I spend it on my children's college fund. I have even spent ...

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Chutzpah: I have to say this is not okay

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We are huge fans of using coupons to get the things you need. If we all use coupons we could all save some money. It is imperative to use coupons correctly. It is imperative to use coupons that were actually created by the manufacturer. I am currently researching if this is indeed a real coupon. I also want to know if you can use a bunch of them in one transaction like this person did. I doubt it. I also can't believe he put it on youtube. Wow,  that is CHUTZPAH! ...

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Crafting with Kids: Engaging the Senses

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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!! Engaging the senses! Spring is upon us! FINALLY!!! I am so excited! This means we can get REALLY messy!!! I love doing art outside. It brings a whole different feel to a simple ...

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Karla’s Korner: Disappointment and Saddness…It’s All Part of Life

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Disappointment and Saddness…It’s All Part of Life I shared a brief conversation with my daughter ...

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ASK A Blogger: Make your site work for you

    To search for all of our  Ask A Blogger articles click here. How do you stay on top of all those affiliate companies. The answer is that in itself is a full-time job. The other answer is to not use more than four or five on a regular basis. I place my earnings in an excel spreadsheet each month. The company that I make the least with gets checked once or twice a week. The ones that I have been successful with I will check daily. How do you define successful. I believe ...

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