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Things To Consider Before You Get The Family Puppy

Things To Consider Before You Get The Family Puppy

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and get social with me on Facebook and Twitter. Peek at my Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Check out my online resume here: LinkedIN. 20% OFF for Tablet PC Clearance Picture Source Finally getting the family puppy is an exciting moment. You’ve mulled over the decision for a while, but the cries of your children have finally won out and that little voice of childlike wonder within you has finally said, “go on – just do it”. Of course, deciding to get a puppy is a big step

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How to Have a Rockin’ Summer Break

How to Have a Rockin’ Summer Break

Being a work from home professional during summer break isn’t easy! We are stuck in the house more often than not and have kids around more often than not. Anyone who knows me knows that I adore being a Mom. I absolutely love my trio and enjoy being the one who helps them grow. No matter how much you love your kids, you still have to get work done to support the family. So how do you balance a bit of fun without spending a ton of cash, for after all summer break means I don’t work as many hours

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Thoughts Matter: The Reality Room vs the Depreciation Room

Thoughts Matter: The Reality Room vs the Depreciation Room

You know, it’s not about hanging out in the deprecation room, it’s more about x,y and z happened. Also, a,b, and c happened. These are realities. This is more like hanging out in the reality room. That room where you try to put together pieces of a puzzle. This puzzle is made up from scenarios that occurred where perhaps you felt an emotion. They can be good, bad or mediocre emotions, but you felt something none the less. One must hang out in the reality room every so often to determine if things are going fairly or not. Consider the

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Parenting Healthy’s PureCare Pillow Giveaway

Parenting Healthy’s PureCare Pillow Giveaway

I am super excited to offer another giveaway post that is being hosted at Parenting Healthy. I know lately I have been having issues sleeping. I toss, I turn, I am awake every hour or two. It has been three nights of simply not being able to sleep. Insomnia is not normal for me. It’s frustrating because lack of sleep makes me cranky, fuels my anxiety to be higher than normal and overall stinks when you have to work from home and make that cash flow to help support the family. Hopefully this PureCare pillow will help one lucky reader

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The Hampton Beach Family Road Trip 4th of July

The Hampton Beach Family Road Trip 4th of July

We did not have the kiddos over the weekend prior to the 4th of July so we did our own regularly scheduled kid-free road trip. Then the kids returned on Monday evening so Mike decided to plan for a Hampton Beach Fireworks visit for the 4th of July evening. My oldest has mentioned not going on road trips, you see her brothers aren’t so interested in long road trips, so we don’t go on kid full road trips. We decided that a 4th of July fireworks road trip was necessary … to celebrate with fireworks being set off over the

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10 DIY Summer Wreaths To Brighten Up Your Door

10 DIY Summer Wreaths To Brighten Up Your Door

Looking for a way to dress up your front door, that screams summer? I have compiled a list of adorable DIY summer wreaths that will scream summer! These wreaths all seem pretty easy to make, and you will be amazed at the variety of wreaths! It will get your creative juices flowing, and help you come up with a custom wreath to put on display! That way when you have fun family cookouts you will impress all your guests! I love to sit outside in the summer on my front porch swing and just enjoy nature. Summer is the best

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Doogee Mix Android Smartphone Giveaway

Doogee Mix Android Smartphone Giveaway

I am excited to announce that I partnered up to share and promote this special Doogee mix Android Smartphone giveaway with you all. Please note I am sharing this giveaway but the sponsor’s noted below are responsible for the terms and conditions of the giveaway. Brandy Ellen Writes is not hosting the giveaway. Now, what are you waiting for? Go on, enter away! Good luck to all. Banggood.com is teaming up with Giveaway Monkey together with Living Simply to give away one Android smartphone device to one lucky reader. Banggood is an international online store that sells a variety of

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Happy Sweet 16 Tree Hut and Try your Chance to Win

Happy Sweet 16 Tree Hut and Try your Chance to Win

Tree Hut turns sweet 16 and with that they are celebrating by giving away stuff. I wanted to share because I am the Queen of Birthdays. I love birthdays, just ask my household. When someone wants to forget they are getting older, leave it to me to put banners up and get a cake just for that special day. While I can’t bake a cake for Tree Hut or send them a birthday banner, I can share their sweepstakes celebration with you all. From now through July 7th, fans will be asked to log onto Instagram or Facebook, “like” and

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15 Summer Salads to Pass at Your Next Party

15 Summer Salads to Pass at Your Next Party

Summer season has arrived and with that comes the need to find the best dishes to serve up to your guests. I personally love to eat up some fabulous salads during the summer season. Salads are easy to make, light on the stomach and allow the guests to have a healthier option during your next summer party gathering. Here are 15 summer salads to pass at your next party! 15 Summer Salads to Pass at your Next Party Quick and Easy Grape Salad from eatmovemake.com Chopped Asian Salad from adashofsanity.com Healthy Southwestern Sweet Potato Salad from thismamacooks.com Creamy Dill Cucumber

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