How to participate in a Twitter Party

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How to participate in a Twitter Party   Today, we are going to be a part of a really fun Twitter Party and we have had some people asking what exactly is a twitter party, and how to participate in a Twitter Party! Ok let's start with what a Twitter Party is..... A Twitter Party is a virtual party that is held on Twitter! You follow the Host of the party and they tell you what kind of prizes are being offered, and give you fun questions to answer, and some facts on the company … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of a WAHM

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A day in the life of a WAHM Happy Thursday everyone! As a blogger that (obviously) works at home, I get a of the  "What do you do all day?" questions. The short answer? I work, just like those moms that have a job outside the home. I also take care of my child and my home, just like the stay at home moms. I have the best of both worlds in my opinion, I am a Work at Home Mom!and I wouldn't have it any other way. Who else can get some work done in the middle of a spa day with their kid … [Read more...]

Living on 30000 or Less: Raising a Family of 6

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Budget Saving Tips on Living on 30000 or Less Raising a Family of 6 on less than $30,000 6 Tips to living on 30000 or Less My husband is a disabled Vet, works for minimum wage, and I draw disability due to a heart condition. Until we filed our taxes I thought we were doing pretty well for ourselves. That was until I saw that our total yearly income was only $22,000. This made me think about all of the ways throughout the year we have saved money. I am more than happy to share with all of … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Embracing Change

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Embracing Change Embracing Change: Celebrating the Milestones in Our Children’s Lives It’s graduation season and social media is filled celebratory pictures. From preschool to high school parents are uploading scores of pictures to share with the world of their graduate. One picture posted this week settled deep within my soul as I studied it not for its pomp and circumstance but for what it wasn’t; it wasn’t celebratory rather random and simple. This photograph was of a young man who … [Read more...]

How to Save Up Money: Tips for Living on $30000 or Less

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How to Save Up Money Tips for Living on $30000 or Less It can be hard at first to live on just a small amount of money, but when you end up making it a way of life, it gets a lot easier. It actually allows me the chance to volunteer with a nonprofit organization and lets me be able to send out letters and care packages to soldiers. I use free samples and coupons to get things for care packages. And since a lot of people don't like to do the hard work part of volunteering, I ask for stamp … [Read more...]

Color Run Cleaning Tips

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Color Run Cleaning Tips I finally did it I went to a color run. I decided to try out the Color Me Rad race. I was so excited. I had everything I was going to wear picked out then. I heard all of these horror stories of the color staying on you for  days and weeks. I do not have days or weeks to be covered in color. I need to know what I would have to do to get clean and do it quickly. I had a limited about of time to get it done! In case you do not know the color run is a race usually 5k or … [Read more...]

What to Bring to a Color Run + Free Printable

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What to Bring to a Color Run There is a new trend and it involves running and getting splashed with colors. The colors are made from 100% corn starch. The color runs are usually a 5k and they are tons of fun. I believe that having these items on hand will make your life easier. I also think being prepared is half the battle. I know having a checklist will make my next race easy to get prepared for. These are my color run tips. I believe that following these will make sure your day is … [Read more...]

Karla’s Korner: Happiness is a Choice

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Karla's Korner: Happiness is a Choice Happiness is a Choice Throughout the past several days I have read numerous articles about happiness and joy. Carolyn Gregorie, writing contributor for The Huffington Post recently wrote that there is scientific proof that happiness is a choice. Citing that there are eight ways to take control of your own happiness, I found myself questioning her theory and wondering if it is truly possibly to choose to be happy. Posing the question to my panel of … [Read more...]

Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014

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Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014 May 26, 2014 Monday, May 26, 2014 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 2014. Stores Open on Memorial Day 2014 Walmart - Open. Target - Open. Costco is closed. BJ’s Wholesale Club - Open. 9:00 am – 8:00 pm on Monday which are their normal Sunday hours. Walgreens - Open Home … [Read more...]

Family Home Budget Tips for Living on $30000 or Less

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Family Home Budget Raising a family is fun but can be full of challenges. As kids grow so are the family's expenses, that's why it's important to stick with your family home budget. Below are some simple tips that you can do to save big and live on  $30,000 or less. Family Home Budget - Tips for Living on $30000 or Less Savings tips for the home: Of course the obvious: turn out lights, don't let water run, don't leave TV on. First and foremost, we created a budget on Mint.com … [Read more...]