How to Exercise Your Dog

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How to Exercise Your Dog   If your dog or dogs are anything like mine they have spent the past few months of winter eating and sleeping. They are only outside long enough to relieve themselves and they are back seeking the warmth of the house. This has left them with some "Extra" Winter weight that they need to lose in order to stay healthy.  Yes, even our pets need to stay in shape in order to help them live a long happy life. While many dogs would prefer to sleep they do need to … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips The IT bag

Helpful Hints.. What should you pack in your bag Here is what is in my “IT” bag. I call it that because if “IT” happens. Then “IT” is okay because I have “IT” to fix “IT”. Just to note, before kids I thought my “IT” bag was this cute little Louis Vuitton number I used. Here is what makes up my “IT” bag: Baby wipes- can be used to clean up anything!!! Diaper- still have one that needs it but also useful when the waiter gives my child a glass instead of a cup with a top Ziploc bag- can be … [Read more...]

Save on Gas Bill for Car

Save on Gas Bill

Save on Gas Bill for Car     One of the first lessons I learned about owning a vehicle and having a driver's license was that if you can't afford the cost of gas, then you don't get to drive. Since I first received my driver's license I have watched gas prices sky rocket and my children don't believe me when I say that gas used to be under $1 a gallon. The problem is that with children, I drive more and that means I spend more in gas. I have decided that in order to get our … [Read more...]

Save Money using a Realtor

Save Money using a Realtor

Save Money using a Realtor Do you Save Money using a Realtor? Are you planning to put your home on the market this year?  If so, the thought of saving money using a realtor, or possibly not using a realtor, has probably crossed your mind.  Having worked in the real estate industry for over fifteen years, I can tell you that listing your home “FOR SALE BY OWNER” or FSBO is most likely not in your best interest. Yes, if you use a realtor to sell your home, you will have to pay a … [Read more...]

Baby Shower Ideas and Decorations

Baby Shower Ideas and Decorations

Baby Shower Ideas and Decorations Welcoming a new baby to the world is one of life’s sweetest celebrations! What isn’t so sweet is how much it can cost to welcome that baby, but I have some decorating suggestions to help you host a terrific baby shower that won’t break the bank. On my blog, Spaceships and Laser Beams, we specialize in parties for boys (and non-frilly girls!) so I have lots of Baby Shower Ideas and Decorations to help you plan yours. Baby Shower Ideas and Decorations … [Read more...]

Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet

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Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet   We all rely on our hearts to keep our blood pumping and our body working but thanks to our poor eating habits many of us are abusing our heart and don't even know it. The fatty and greasy foods we eat even in moderation can wreck havoc on our hearts and even those who shy away from fatty foods can still be at ricks for Heart Disease due to family history. With all the diets out there, it can be hard to find how you should be eating. I prefer to think … [Read more...]

Tips to Save on Home Repairs

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Save on Home Repairs I don’t know about you but it seems this winter has been particularly long and cold. As we approach spring, I look forward to the opportunity to open the windows and air the house out. I also have an ulterior motive for this. After enduring record high electric bills this winter, turning the heat pump off will be a welcome relief to my already shattered utility budget. Winter is almost over. At least I hope that statement is true. With the melting of the snow, warmer … [Read more...]

Hotel Peninsula Quilted Mattress Pad

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Mattress Pad Take advantage of this deal and pay only $29.99 Hotel Peninsula Quilted Mattress Pad ($99.99 value)! These are fully elasticized to keep it from moving, quilted mattress pad fits mattresses up to 17" thick. Dimensions: Twin: 39”x75”+15" Full: 54”x75”+15" Queen: 60”x80”+15" King: 78”x80”+15" Get this deal now >>> Hotel Peninsula Quilted Mattress Pad Find more Best Deals on Mattress! Also check out our DIY Bedding projects, such as our Easy Ruffled … [Read more...]

Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet

Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet Recipe

Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet Keeping your family healthy does not mean you have to stop making your favorite recipes. You can easily create a healthy version of your favorite recipe by following these Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet Recipe Tips. Implement these tips into each of your favorite recipes and your family will be begging for more and won't even notice the changes. … [Read more...]

Frugal Ways To Save Money: Camera Bags

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   Frugal Ways To Save Money I decided that I was going to share with you Frugal Ways To Save Money.  I think using your brain is the best way to figure out ways to save money. I recently bought a camera and a new lens. The camera was very expensive as was the lens. I realized I didn't have anywhere safe to keep these item. I started to investigate camera bags. I was shocked to see they started at $100 and the cute ones that I liked were around $300. Truth be told I had spent all my money on … [Read more...]