ASK A Blogger: How do I know if I have posts that are redirecting?

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    To search for all of our  Ask A Blogger articles click here. I love this site Pingdom.com. It will send you an alert when your site is down. I can't tell you how many times I have needed this feature. It also has a variety of other tools that are useful for site management. One that is especially helpful is figuring out what on your site is redirecting. Click on run a report If you see an arrow then your site is redirecting. I have installed the plug-in Broken ...

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Lottery Winner

Wow! I didn't win the lottery. You know the millions of dollars. I did win the lottery in life. There are several reasons why I am glad I did not win the lottery. I thought I would list them. 1) My husband would quit his job. This sound wonderful but he said he would spend 24/7 hanging out with me. I told him I can't miss him if he didn't go away. 2) We would have relatives coming out of the woodwork for handouts. You all know you have relatives that are best left outside of the family ...

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Ask an Accountant: Charitable contributions can reduce your tax bill

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This column is brought to us by Sharon from Mom on a Dealz. Madame Deals Inc. uses her husband as our business and personal accountant and gives him 5 stars. He is available for questions and was a pleasure to work with! It’s tax time! My “Ask An Accountant” series should help with many questions that may arise. Remember, if you have a tax question, email my husband who is an experienced accountant at cjwtaxpro@gmail.com. Charitable contributions can reduce your tax bill. Here are some ...

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Why I left my purchases at the big box bullseye store

You all know I hate poor processes and customer service. I believe that every store needs to make it easy for a person to shop in their establishment no matter how big their operation. I won several giftcards using superpoints. You can sign up here since it is FREE to sign up for Superpoints.  I had $100 in egiftcards to the bullseye store. I gathered all my purchases and I went to pay using my egift card in my cellphone. I then read further and saw I had to deposit this in  "mobile" account. I ...

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No Stove, No Oven … What’s a Girl to Do?

Our electric range died this week.  Well, it didn't exactly die, it just decided it wasn't going to work any more.  The appliance repair guy came out and determined we needed a $37 control board, which would ultimately cost $200 to install.  Well, he came by with the control board today and decided it was the wrong board.  Now we need a control board for $400 which might fix the problem.  It doesn't look like we'll be repairing this appliance.  Time for a new one.  The bad news is the owner of ...

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Iphone: The best app is

The best iphone app Find My iPhone - Apple I just lost my iphone. I was freaking out. I looked everywhere. I tried calling it from my laptop using skype. I remembered that my ringer was turned off. This was going to be a big mess. You see we do not have a home phone and I really hate driving anywhere without my cell phone. I was so glad I installed this app it showed me that my phone was indeed at my house then I sent a chime to it until I was able to find it! I love it! Find My iPhone - ...

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Crafting with Kids: Take It Slow

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!! Lately, since it has been nice out I have been having a VERY hard time getting my daughter to sit down and do the art projects. Why? She wants to be out running and playing…NOT sitting ...

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Chutzpah: Sit down we are rude

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: Un-learning to Learn…

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! Un-learning to Learn… It’s Sunday afternoon and here I sit in front of the computer with a head ...

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ASK A Blogger

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I was thinking about some of the comments my fellow bloggers receive on their blogs and Facebook pages. Honestly, some of the comments I've read on other sites shock me! What do you do if you get a negative comment on your blog or Facebook page? Do you delete it? Do you leave it? Personally, I believe that everyone has the right to express their opinions. I encourage readers to comment on posts and share their thoughts. I'm okay with someone disagreeing with me or telling me I made an ...

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