5 Tips for Consignment Store Shopping

Whether you shop consignment online or in person, there are key tips you should know before you start shopping. Shopping at consignment stores can be a great way to find unique pieces, great deals or access to items that may typically out-of-reach budget wise. So here are five tips for consignment store shopping you need […]

Cultural Stress Tips: What it is and how to reduce it.

April is National Stress Month. I usually don’t focus on National days or months. Yet, this one hits close to home. We all know about parenting stress, dating stress, and middle school stress. However, there is a new stressor out there that is impacting us all more every year. It’s called Cultural Stress: the stress […]

4 Ways: How to Get Rid of Stretch Marks

If you have gained weight and lost it or have been pregnant, you are probably aware of stretch marks. Plus wonder how to get rid of stretch marks! Women of all ages regardless of height, weight, or parental status are susceptible to stretchmarks. Though it is thought that genetics plays a role for some of […]

Six Ways to Save Money on Birthday Gifts

When the round of birthday invites start showing up in your kids’ backpacks or in your mailbox, it can cause dread; for your calendar and your wallet. The kids jump for joy to have pizza, cake and fun. We jump to make a birthday gift appear without breaking the bank. The number one tip I […]

Apple Picking Tips

Apple picking is a big tradition in my family. It has been a fall activity consistently for over 35 years! With that many apple picking seasons under my belt, I have apple picking tips to share for your Apple picking trip this season! Apple picking tip #1 Know what kind of Apples you want to […]

How to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

It is the time of year when (other than Christmas) we parents spend the most amount of money on our kids – all for the sake of going back-to-school! It can be a breeze or a full-on hurricane depending on the list your school gives you for ‘must-haves’, and other random requests. As well as […]

Thinking of Giving Up Blogging? Me too.

It used to be fun. It used to be about friendship. It used to be about connections. Now it is about content rather than communication. It is about foes and not friends. It’s about likes and not love. It’s about analytics and not outreach. These may be similar reasons you are considering in giving up […]

The Hair Bang Trend and Bangin’ Tips

How to get the best ‘Bang’ for your buck. If you have been perusing¬†any of the celebrity websites or watch any of the red carpet events, you probably noticed what I have noticed – Bangs! Lots of hair bangs on the female celebs. It is a hot trend and many stylists are getting requests for […]

What’s Your Emergency?

As an aerobics instructor (currently on baby hiatus), I have to be recertified every two years. ¬†This includes a myriad of CEUs and a recertification in CPR. This is the year I need to submit all my requirements so I can continue to count in a series of 8 and tell everyone ‘they can do […]

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