The Little Doll That Lost Her Head

    If you have a child then you have seen toys end up like this. I have a little girl who really wanted this very doll. She was in love with this Lalaloopsy doll and we received her as a gift. We had her for a little bit and she went swimming, took baths, napped on pillows and received lip gloss. She also was loved and hugged and kissed often. I wasn't sure what to do when I found out she was beheaded. We tried several glue mixtures and none worked. We preformed surgery. Then I had an idea ...

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Chutzpah: Daddy is Better Than Mommy

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ChutzpaChutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Karla’s Korner: Nine Months

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! Nine Months…. This past week was full of celebrations and emotions.  First, my daughter ...

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ASK A Blogger: Adsense Making Dollar Out of Cents

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I recently attending a meeting to learn how to optimize my site to increase my revenue using Google adsense. I would like to share 5 tips that I believe will help you make pay out each month. It is important to understand that even if you do not have adsense that these tips are valuable and can be applied to any ad network. 1) Content is key. If you do not have content then you will not have traffic. The key to making money off of ads is that the ad is relevant to what you write. If you ...

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Crafting with Kids: Two Brids, One Stone

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here! Now, that the warmer weather is once again upon us we can take things outside. Just being outside is enough after being cooped up ...

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Tips on How to Host The Avengers Superhero Party

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Now that The Avengers had topped box office history, for sure kids and yes even adults would love to have a superheroes themed party for birthdays or just for fun. To help you out with party planning below are a few tips from Ms. Ricky Eisen, Founder and President of Events and Celebrations by Between the Bread, on… "How to Throw a Superhero Party Worthy of 'The Avengers'" Invitations: Start your party off right with the perfect invitation. You can make your own postcard invitations with ...

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Chutzpah: Budget Cuts

ChutzpaChutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Save our Schools

Dear Mr. Kenney, Mr. Ullenbruch, and Mr. Weaver, It is not often that we are given a second chance to make something right after we’ve made a grave mistake. Your recent decision to cut over $2 million from the school budget was a grave mistake. The 11th hour decision came as a complete surprise to the School Board members, to two of your fellow supervisors, and to the community at large. Your “hardball politics” are viewed by some as borderline unethical. A good businessman would certainly ...

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Karla’s Korner: What Does It Mean to be Poor?

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! What Does It Mean to be Poor? My husband and I have been having what I like to call a progressive ...

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ASK A Blogger: Where did my content go?

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Where did my content go? I've asked myself this question more times than I can count. I have posts. Many, many posts. But they are not true content. I've been writing quick deal posts, an occasional giveaway or time consuming store matchups. Where is the substance? Where is the advice, recipes and stories that I enjoy writing? My blog content is in my head. It is written in a notebook with a few ideas scribbled haphazardly here and there. It is not on my website where it ...

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