Karla’s Korner: Removing the Chains

Karla's Korner: Removing the Chains

Karla's Korner: Removing the Chains Born in the wild, captured and chained to a trailer for over twenty years ago mountain lion Mufasa was forced to perform in an illegal circus his entire life. With a heavy harness strapped around his body, chained to the back of a pick-up truck amongst piles of rusty circus equipment for 20 years Mufasa endured a life of misery. Although the Peruvian government banned circuses from using wild animals in their performances Mufasa remained chained and ...

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How to handle Crazy people on social media

How to handle Crazy people on social media

How to handle Crazy people on social media? Hi Friends, What a week! I have made cupcakes for 75, gone to work out five days in a row, worked about 50 hours and dealt with crazy people on social media. I shall define crazy as someone who is unable to have a civil conversation. It is true that as a blogger I put my opinion out there. I do that for two reasons. The first is so you can get to know me. The second reason is that I truly like to have a good debate. I think it is a great way to ...

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100 Things You Can Do To Help Others For Free {Holiday Edition}

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100 Things You Can Do To Help Others For Free {Holiday Edition} The holidays are upon us! When it comes to holidays, a lot of us think about buying presents, making food, and putting up decorations. But there is one very important part of the holidays that some people forget about, and that is goodwill toward our fellow man. Nothing feels as good as giving back during the holiday season. And the best part is, you can help others without spending a dime! If you have visited us before, you ...

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Should I Buy a Home Warranty

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Disclosure: I received compensation on behalf of American Home Shields for this post but all opinions expressed here are mine. Should I Buy a Home Warranty I have a little story to tell. It is a story that has drama, excitement, despair, hope, and a happy ending. The ending could have been horrible if it wasn't for one saving grace. I was having a particularly good day. I pop some clothes in the wash. I put the dishes in the dishwasher. I loaded all three children in the car and they even had ...

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Karla’s Korner: There’s No Place Like Home

Karla's Korner: There’s No Place Like Home

Karla's Korner: There’s No Place Like Home There’s No Place Like Home…. In 2010 Miranda Lambert released “The House that Built Me” a song about wanting to go back to a childhood home wishing one last visit to re-live or share the stories and memories that were created in that old house. The singer shares memories of where her dog was buried, the little room she did her homework in and much more. The idea of going home, to remember or possibly re-live some of those memories, a walk down ...

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Karla’s Korner: Life and Legacies

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Karla's Korner: Life and Legacies Life and Legacies Author and missionary Steve Saint one wrote "Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your friends. It's the longest lasting legacy you will leave to your heirs." and famed poet and avid gardener Ray Bradbury wrote "Everyone must leave something behind when he dies....it doesn't matter what you do, so long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that's like you after you take your ...

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How to get things done when you are tired?

How to get things done when you are tired?

How to get things done when you are tired? Are you tired? I hear it all the time. I look tired in the face and challenge it daily. I say to myself get up and get busy. Life is short! The first step to not being tired is to change your attitude. I set my intention every day to have a great day. I open my eyes. I lay in bed, and I think about my blessings. I think about what I want to accomplish and how I am going to accomplish my list. Then my time is happily interrupted by three children ...

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A Guy that Cleans, Coffee Talk, and Fashionable Conversation

Wow! What a week. I have been so busy that I haven't had the time to fill you in on my adventures during the last couple of weeks. I should be frank I have a dream job. Yes, I have figured out how to get paid living my life. I believe that every person is capable of doing what they want to do. It just takes planning, hard work, education, and a little bit of luck. I am sure most of you know I have been blogging since 2009. It was a hobby and outlet. It was my way to share what I was learning ...

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Got worries? Feed them to Flamm one of the Worry Eaters!

Worry Eaters Flamm with his mouth open ready to eat your worries

Disclosure: We happily gave Flamm a new home to facilitate this review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are mine. As parents we expect to have to endure sleep deprivation when we have newborns who do not sleep through the night.  We stumble through our days soaking up smiles and coos and waiting for our next chance to catch a few winks. Then comes that glorious day when your baby sleeps through the night and you wake up and pinch yourself hardly believing you got more than a few hours of ...

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Karla’s Korner: Seeking Balance

Karla's Korner: Seeking Balance

Karla's Korner: Seeking Balance Seeking Balance Every once in a while I find myself in need of pulling out my proverbial “soap box; it’s every once in a while. For those who follow my writing know that I made a significant lifestyle change 23 months ago. That lifestyle change I believe saved my life and made me a better person physically and spiritually. Losing nearly 100 pounds in those 23 months has been nothing short of hard work, sacrifice and digging deep within my soul finding a degree ...

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