Stores Open on Memorial Day 2015

List of stores open on Memorial Day

Stores Open on Memorial Day 2015 May 25, 2015 Monday, May 25, 2015 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 2015. Stores Open on Memorial Day 2015 Belk is open Best Buy is open BJs Wholesale Club is open Burlington Coat Factory is open CVS Caremark is open Dillard's is open Home Depot is open J.C. Penney ...

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How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free

How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free

How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free Tips on How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free After being diagnosed with chronic lymes disease and babesia I decided to change my diet to that of gluten/sugar/dairy free, you can read my story here. It's quite heavy on the budget so to sustain my Gluten Free Diet I became more and more interested in making some of our staples rather than purchasing them. I've become a pro at making our own almond milk and coconut milk, almond butter, jelly, and ...

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Tips for Table Gardening

Table gardening is a great way to garden without a lot of work

Tips for Table Gardening What is table gardening? That is the question you may be asking right now. Well it is exactly what it sounds, you have a wooden table that is designed to be able to plant a small garden in it. It stands a little taller than waist high so it is easy to tend. There is a large basin that holds all of the soil. A table garden should come with a liner and dividers so you can plant several different vegetables. This is the Garden Table we purchased. It was so easy ...

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Gluten Free Diet for Lyme Disease

Gluten Free Diet for Lyme Disease

Gluten Free Diet for Lyme Disease I began the gluten free journey back in January of this year for many reasons. After various attempts in the past that proved unsuccessful, this time was different and I was determined to make it work and to learn to cook in a whole new way. Previously, I did very little in the way of actually cooking homemade gluten free. I knew it was a recommended lifestyle change as per a health care professional, but without an actual diagnosis I really didn't take any ...

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How to Fix a Straw Hat

How to Fix a Straw Hat

Learn How to Fix a Straw Hat How do you fix a straw hat? There are a couple of ways to save your straw hat. I know I really need this post because I frankly ruin my hats. I have kids and they always get crushed. That is why it is so great to know that you can reshape your straw hat. The first thing you need to do is get gloves, a heat source that will produce steam. You can use a steamer, iron, or a tea pot. Then you will need towels and something heavy to hold down the ...

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Wish I had a Wet Ones – Six Flags Tickets Giveaway

Wish I had a Wet Ones and Six Flags Tickets

Disclosure: I am sharing my "Wish I had a Wet Ones" moments with you as part of a sponsored campaign by Wet Ones. I am a member of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Every mother has lived through this moment. The moment when you realize you did not think a choice through an now you have a mess on your hands or rather your child's hands. Maybe you sacrificed your shirt(arrgh), maybe you reused an old tissue (yuck), or maybe you just cringed and sucked it up mumbling a few words to get you ...

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What Can You Recycle in the Bathroom?

Recycling tips for items found in the bathroom

Disclosure: This post was brought to you by CARE TO RECYCLE® and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own and I hope you enjoy them. What can you recycle in the bathroom? Earth Day is almost here. That means we all must take charge of our surroundings and figure out ways to make the items we use last longer or uses them in a new way. I know we all have what I call life hacks for the bathroom so I polled a group of my friends to get their best tips for recycling items found in a ...

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How to Organize your Home on a Budget

completely reorganized make up drawer with the perfect drawer organizers from Dollar Tree

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of DollarTree. However, these are my real messes and my real solutions for how to organize your home on a budget. My $11 Home Organization Project My Real Advice Gal tip when it comes to home organization is to just start. Start somewhere and start small. Personally, when I am facing a big job and I just don't know where to start I can get overwhelmed, then I shut down, and decide to pretend the job doesn't really need to ...

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Camera Lens Cleaning Tips

Camera Lens Cleaning Tips

Camera Lens Cleaning Tips Getting a new camera is fun and exciting! So much to learn and so many possibilities. Whether you got it to take pictures of your kids, your travels, or are a blogger like me, having a great camera is a great idea. And after you have found the perfect one, learning how to take care of it is super important. One of the best things you can do for your camera is keeping your lens clean and dust free. With that in mind I wanted to share with you some of my Camera Lens ...

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What I learned doing my own tax return

What I learned doing my own tax return

Disclosure: This post is part of the TaxACT #DIYtaxes blog tour which shares stories and tips about doing your own taxes and how it makes you smarter about the overall health of your finances. Do your own taxes today at TaxACT. You got this. I have been doing my own tax return since I got my first job at the age of 16. That means I have been doing my own tax return for (dare I admit it?) more than 20 years. With one exception, I did not do my own tax return the year when we bought our first ...

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