Save Money Watering Your Lawn

Save Money Watering Your Lawn

Save Money Watering Your Lawn Is it really possible to save money watering your lawn?  It depends on what part of the country you live in.  In our area, the summers are hot and humid with frequent afternoon thunderstorms.  In other areas, the weather is hot and dry necessitating lawns be regularly watered to maintain any semblance of green. One of our biggest issues with watering our lawn is that water is very expensive in our area.  My parents live in a large city and their water/sewer … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: The Geese in the Road

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Karla's Korner The Geese in the Road The Geese in the Road: Embracing Life’s Disruptions Having spent the weekend at a conference in Hampton, Virginia I found myself sitting in busy traffic watching the chaos of the city. Zipping through busy intersections trying to find our way around I was beyond thankful that my husband was behind the wheel. On our way to dinner on Saturday evening traffic came to an abrupt stop in the middle of a busy intersection. Much to our surprise the reason behind … [Read more...]

3 Lessons to be Debt Free For Life

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Debt Free For Life Living More Frugally is the Key to Be Debt Free For Life To live frugally is not something that I do naturally. It is something that I continue to learn how to do so that our family can afford for me to be at home with our 3 year old. It is not easy and there is some work to be done to save money and be debt free. The key for me has been to learn to spend less and save more without that becoming the focus of our family's life. I certainly want our children to understand … [Read more...]

Kindle ebooks Free

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Kindle eBooks Free Get Kindle eBooks for Free! Check out Amazon's newest innovation the Amazon Fire Phone , the first smartphone designed by Amazon. Fire is the only smartphone with Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. Pre-order Now! For a limited time, Fire also includes a full year of Amazon Prime. This item will be released on July 25, 2014. Check out this list of Kindle ebooks Free! Be quick and grab this chance to fill your Kindle with new books for Free! But again be quick … [Read more...]

Health Benefits of Onions

Health Benefits of Onions

Health Benefits of Onions Onions may make you cry, but they sure are worth it. They are delicious in salad or on a burger, sauteed, caramelized or raw. They are full of flavor and can be used in countless recipes, but do you know all of the health benefits of onions? Onions are great for your health, heart, skin and even your hair! What are the Health Benefits of Onions? 1. Onions contain phytochemicals that work with Vitamin C to improve your immune system so you can fight off illness … [Read more...]

How to Get Rich In 5 Minutes a Day

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How to get rich in 5 minutes a day I know we all hear of the "get rich" schemes. We all eventually hope to "get rich". We hope to be at a point in our lives where we do not wait for anything. The place that we feel happy. We have become a society that equates that with monetary riches. How to get rich in 5 minutes a day I gave  you my how to save up money tips. I also shared with you tips on living on 30,000 or less. I  showed you frugal ways to get out of Debts. I didn't really give you the … [Read more...]

Can You Eat Sprouting Potatoes?

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Sprouting Potatoes The other day I was cleaning out the cabinet where I keep the potatoes and I found a couple of forgotten spuds that had sprouted. My first reaction was to laugh, because I have a good friend that is terrified by sprouting potatoes and I immediately thought of her. If she would have been there that day, she would have ran screaming from the kitchen. I have no idea why they scare her so badly, but they do and they have since we were little kids. When I finally stopped … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Lessons in Living an Ordinary Life

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Karla's Korner The Prayer Box: Lessons in Living an Ordinary Life The Prayer Box: Lessons in Living an Ordinary Life It’s early morning; my family is sleeping soundly as I stare out the window from my usual writing spot. With ear buds spilling worship music into my ears and heart, I sip my coffee and reflect on the week’s events and the “to do” list written in my mind. There are runners, dog walkers and a few robins bouncing by my window; scenes of a simple Saturday morning in rural … [Read more...]

The Purina ONE® 28 Challenge

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This post brought to you by Triad Retail Media. All opinions are 100% mine. *This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Triad Retail Media. All opinions are 100% mine.    In our house we have 4 cats all ranging from 1 year old all the way up to 13 years old, and they have always been part of the family! So when we got the chance to join the Purina ONE®: 28-Day Challenge we knew it would be perfect for our furry friends!Purina ONE® has … [Read more...]

Tips for a Great Nights Sleep from the National Sleep Foundation

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Tips for a Great Nights Sleep from the National Sleep Foundation This is a Type-A Parent paid post to discuss sleep issues, and to share a new insomnia resource from the National Sleep Foundation.   I don't know about you guys, but sometimes it's hard for me to fall asleep and stay asleep at night. It hasn't always been this way, I used to be able to fall asleep within 5 minutes of my head hitting the pillow, and sleep all night until my alarm went off the next morning. I think I … [Read more...]