Spring Break Stay at Home Vacation Ideas for Kids

Spring Break Snackation and Stay at Home Vacation Ideas for Kids

It is that time of year. You know it is going to happen, and you need to be prepared. What am I talking about? Spring Break and it is around the corner. The kids are coming home for a week, and I need to think of educational things we can do together. I am also on a strict budget, so I needed stay at home vacation ideas for kids. I have a limited amount of time to prepare because I dropped the ball on being ready to work from home and have the kids home. The budget is a factor because we are ...

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Karla’s Korner: On Being Different

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Karla's Korner: On Being Different On Being Different I heard someone recently say “It’s good to be different”. Those words have rolled around in my head since then leaving me to wonder what is “different” or rather what is “normal”? More importantly who determines which is which? We all have the notion that we are normal, regular people but how do we know for sure? ...

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Tax Help Tips: How To Protect Yourself While Doing Your Taxes

Tax Help Tips: How To Protect Yourself While Doing Your Taxes This Year

Tax Help Tips Sometimes we all need a bit of good advice, which is why I appreciate realadvicegal.com for featuring our post on their page. If you’re trying to save some money around tax season, consider reading their article when you’re done on how to live on a budget (for a family of 6). How To Protect Yourself While Doing Your Taxes This Year Once again, the time has come. For many, it is a time of returns and rejoicing; for others, it is a time to pay the piper. Whichever camp you ...

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Karla’s Korner: Degrees of Love

Karla's Korner: Degrees of Love

Karla's Korner: Degrees of Love Degrees of Love … F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote “There are all kinds of love in this world, but never the same love twice”. Often love is thought of as romantic, filled with passion, physical desires, excitement and lavishness when it, is more often rather than not found in the ordinary often mundane-ness of life. The little things done in the name of what I call “lower case” love make up the big things in “capital letter” Love. When reflecting on the many great ...

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Where to Use Cleaning Vinegar

Where to Use Cleaning Vinegar

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post but all opinions expressed here are mine. Where to Use Cleaning Vinegar Four Monks™ Cleaning Vinegar takes over my kitchen and the rest of my home and wins my husband’s heart. I was asked to review Four Monks™ Cleaning Vinegar. I said, “Yes” for a couple of reasons. The first is when I was away visiting a friend I came home, and my husband had begun to use a spray to clean. He would spray, and my eyes would water. I began to hide this ...

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Karla’s Korner: A Letter to My Heart

Karla's Korner: A Letter to My Heart

Karla's Korner: A Letter to My Heart A Letter to My Heart……. American author Elizabeth Stone wrote “Making the decision to have a child - it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ” The longer I parent the more this rings true. I thought that somehow this whole parenting thing would become easier as time went on and the children grew up; it does not. ...

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Stay At Home Dates

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Stay At Home Dates I often wonder what keeps a relationship alive other than love. The answer is making time for one another. I know time gets away from us and our lives are fill of all the things on our to do list but really we need to step back and clear a night to make time for the person that you promised to love forever. I have several posts on cheap date ideas.  This is a sampling of ideas to try at home. I take every Friday night and my husband and I go to the gym to swim together. ...

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Creative Ways to Potty Train

Creative Ways to Potty Train

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Piyo Piyo USA but all opinions expressed here are 100% mine. Creative Ways to Potty Train This year we are talking about how to save money. I have to say that as soon as my children got out of diapers I had a huge boost in my income. I figured out several creative ways to potty train, and I was able to potty train my children pretty quickly although I will say my first one was the hardest. The rest watched their big brother which confused ...

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Karla’s Korner: Defining Love

Karla's Korner: Defining Love

Karla's Korner: Defining Love Defining Love… It’s February, the proverbial month of love and I find it almost obligatory to share my thoughts on what I believe love is; or what love is not. The word love is defined as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties. This little four letter word has a wide variety of meanings and is commonly used in everyday language as a means of affection. Love I believe is a multi-faceted, ever changing, a push and pull kind of ...

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Karla’s Korner: On Being Careless

Karla's Korner: On Being Careless

Karla's Korner: On Being Careless On Being Careless… Tucked away in a quaint little bookstore in Covington, Kentucky I met a new friend to discuss writing, life and to get acquainted. Noting that our lives are relatively different but also similar in some aspects I soaked up and appreciated the time we shared together. It is evident that this newfound friend is a lover of life, who is willing to share his knowledge, wit and wisdom with others. As we parted ways we shared a brief hug and ...

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