Energy Conservation in the Home

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As our children and grandchildren get older I think more and more about what kind of world will be left for them when my generation is gone. This infographic by guest author Philip LaRosa provides some tips for conserving energy in the home, which is good for the budget and…

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Walmart Beauty Box – Fall 2016

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Two things I like about the Walmart Beauty Box are: 1. They’re always only $5 and they only come out four times a year, so it’s economical, and 2. It’s a subscription so I never know exactly when it’s coming. Surprise packages are the BEST!   I thought this box…

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation – Day Five

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My biggest fear about tearing up all the flooring was that the kitchen and dining room wouldn’t be put back together again until the last minute and I’d spend Sunday night running around like crazy to get things ready for the children to arrive Monday morning. But Thursday morning I…

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8 Mom-Approved Tech Tips for Families

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It’s tough to communicate with tech-zombie children who are constantly plastered to a screen. In fact, one study reports that children are so engrossed in technology that, 50% of the time, they completely ignore their parents when they come home from work, according to Psychology Today. The good news? Technology…

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation – Day Three

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Tuesday was a busy day: swimming lessons in the morning, a dentist appointment for me in the afternoon, and the neighborhood’s annual block party at night. Even though Teacher and I were busy, Jo-Bear found time to work on the stairs. This is the ugly tile we inherited when we…

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Target Beauty Box – September 2016

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I almost didn’t get the Target Beauty Box for September, but Princess accidentally made me get it. And I’m really glad she did! I was planning to skip September because I have SO MANY samples to use up, but Princess asked if I’d order the Boxes this month. Since I…

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