25 Ways to Use Coffee Filters Instead of Paper Towels

Ways to Use Coffee Filters

25 Ways to Use Coffee Filters Instead of Paper Towels For those that have read my articles before, you know how important saving money is to me. I am all about being frugal and cutting corners where I can while still living comfortably. So when I hear about a frugal tip I just have to share them with you! Have you ever heard of using coffee filters instead of paper towels?  I know it sounds crazy, but it totally works AND saves money!Q I have mentioned previously how we have gone to cloth ...

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Fun Colorwear Home Party: Adult Party Idea

Fun Colorwear Home Party: Adult Party Idea

Disclosure: “This post was sponsored by Colorwear as part of an In-Home Party Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” Fun Colorwear Home Party: Adult Party Idea It is summer the kids are home and crawling all over me like ants on a dropped piece of dinner. They are scurrying from one room to another in search of picking a fight with one another. That is what it seems to be the story of my summer. I need a break, so I invited some of my ...

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The 7 Words That Rescue My Marriage Everyday

The Seven Words That Rescue My Marriage Everyday

The 7 Words That Rescue My Marriage Everyday I didn't realize our marriage was in trouble or that I was in trouble. I loved him and he loved me, but somewhere under all the work and responsibility, we lost our plan. I got everything done. I checked each task off the list. I was breathing, but I wasn't living. I was knee deep in Cheerios ground into the rug and fingerprints and face plants on the glass. I was on calls or on the computer or at some child's activity. I was many things, but ...

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2016 Giving Back Packs Event

school-supplies

Real Advice Gal Giving Back Packs 2016 Event Every year, we seek sponsors to support us in our efforts to supply as many back packs full of school supplies to needy children as we can. I am happy that we have several great sponsors this year! Wonderful Pistachios and Aldi are returning sponsors this year! We are also grateful for our newest sponsor, Classroom Direct. We also enlist the help of dozens of other bloggers to each fill at least one back pack with school supplies and donate it ...

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3 Lessons I Learned About Building Self Esteem as a Teacher of Special Education

3 Lessons I Learned About Building Self Esteem as a Teacher of Special Education

Disclosure: I was provided $25 by our sponsor ALDI to purchase a backpack and school supplies. I was not compensated in any other way for this post. 3 Lessons I Learned About Building Self Esteem as a Teacher of Special Education The hallways echo with noise of laughter and groans. News of what is hot and what isn't. Who is with her and who likes him? What happened over the summer and what didn't. The desks are settled in straight lines facing the black board that had seen many years of ...

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Florida’s Gulf County Vacation Tips

Florida Gulf County

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. Florida's Gulf County Vacation Tips There are many wonderful places to visit and many wonders to be seen in the State of Florida. But few places compare to the natural beauty that is Florida's Gulf County. It is a hidden gem that is so lovely even locals vacation here. The perfect time to visit the gulf coast of Florida is mid-August to mid-March when the weather is perfect. Time slows ...

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Tips and Ideas for Senior Care Givers

Depend Fit-Fex for Women are a great way to keep your elederly loved one up and moving and very comfortable

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCareGivingStory #CollectiveBias Recently our family grew in a not so traditional way. Great grandma came to live wit us! I am sharing tips and ideas for caring for your elderly loved ones along with a printable check list for temporary senior care givers to use while you are traveling without your loved one.  For years now my husband and I have been wanting to grow our family. We ...

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5 Simple Ways Using a Laptop Can Help Your Child in School

5 Simple Ways Using a Laptop Can Help Your Child in School

This post is sponsored by Savings.com 5 Simple ways using a laptop can help your child in school I understand we want our children to play outside. We want them to interact with the universe, but there is also a lot of learning to be done online. I have found as a teacher that technology is often able to seamlessly bridge the gap between a student that is performing highly and one that isn't. That is because we all learn differently. There is a multitude of road blocks that often prevent ...

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Big Summer Shopping Savings with eBay

Big Summer Shopping Savings with eBay

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of eBay and The Motherhood. All opinions expressed here are mine. Big Summer Shopping Savings with eBay How do I win the best-dressed award without having my bank account look like the black hole of darkness? It is a question I get asked often. Where did you find that dress? How did you afford it? How do you afford to keep buying high-quality merchandise at a price that is lower than a department store? Well, the secret is out. I stalk ...

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Do You Need a Home Warranty?

American Home Shield Home Warranty

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of American Home Shield but all opinions are my own. Do You Need a Home Warranty? If you were a homeowner, then you know that you're constantly learning about maintenance and repair in a way that you never expected that you would. I had no idea how much went into the daily maintenance of the home before we purchased one. Now that it is summer the thing that I have dreaded since the moment we bought our home eight years ago has finally happened. ...

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