Brandy Ellen Writes

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Enter a World of Depravity and Black Magic with the Book Blackwell

Enter a World of Depravity and Black Magic with the Book Blackwell

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. In this dark fantasy set in New Orleans you will find Magnus Blackwell is a witty, wealthy, handsome man who is the King of Harvard’s campus in the Victorian Era. When Magnus befriends Jacob O’Connor the idealistic working class student, you will find it’s an odd pairing of friends. One is a working class student, the other a wealthy student who both share similar

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Returning To Fitness Form After Becoming A Parent

Returning To Fitness Form After Becoming A Parent

When you move from the childless into the child-having sphere of life, there’s no doubt that it redefines you. Your life, your priorities and the way you see the world shifts. Perhaps that’s why, for many parents, self-care behaviors begin to take a back seat. After all, when you have a precious life to be preserving, it’s difficult to focus on your own. All of your worry, concerns, and desires for the future become re-focused through your offspring. Little things like wearing the ‘right’ makeup for your skin tone and keeping fit begin to fall into the background. It’s understandable,

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Why You Need to use Digital Coupons

Why You Need to use Digital Coupons

In this digital age there are many ways to use coupons, gone are the days of having to get the Sunday Paper and clip each coupon one by one and then create your grocery shopping list. In this day in age there are many sites and apps available to help you save money when shopping both in store and online. With the increase of eCommerce sites becoming more popular to consumers, brands have developed strategies to use digital coupons to save you cash. Many sites allow you to easily get Kohl’s coupons with just a few clicks of your mouse.

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How to Survive Snow Days when Working From Home

How to Survive Snow Days when Working From Home

This past week and into this week has been a nightmare. As I suffer from seasonal depression or winter blues as many call them, school has been cancelled more often than not in the last week and a half. My younger two kiddos had only one day of school last week due to snow days, dental appointment and not feeling well. This week Monday was a snow day and today was a snow day. I half expected both snow days this week as I was prepared in knowing a storm was headed our way. While I may still have been

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One Year Ago This Month …

One Year Ago This Month …

It was nearing February of 2015 and my financial situation was sinking. If I kept going on in the same direction I was headed, by March I would have been completely broke and quite possibly behind on rent and other bills. The times were getting tough, I had decided to go back to work outside of the home a year before this thinking I would make more money. Even with a fantastic administrative position for a local office, I wasn’t making enough to provide for my three children. We had recently moved into this home rental in July of the

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6 Ways to Be Kind and Happier

6 Ways to Be Kind and Happier

It has been proven time and time again those who tend to be kind to others are happier. It’s common sense if you think about it, those who are kind to others tend to worry less and feel more fulfilled. It’s no joke that one random act of kindness to a stranger makes them feel just as happy as it does you. With so many negative situations going on in life right now, it’s time to start thinking about ways you can be kind so that you ultimately find your way back to inner happiness. Today we will share 6

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Strengthen Your Family Bond

Strengthen Your Family Bond

All moms live in the hope that they will have a strong relationship with their kids. But it doesn’t come on a plate for some families. In fact, growing a strong bond requires work and dedication. Otherwise, it’s easy for families to fall apart, especially as their kids get older. And then it’s hard to put the pieces back together when you have teens to deal with. Therefore, here are some ways you can strengthen your family bond while the kids are still young. Make sure you communicate with the kids A lot of parents go wrong with their family

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5 Tasks Virtual Assistants can do in an Automated World

5 Tasks Virtual Assistants can do in an Automated World

There are many things that an entrepreneur can now schedule out using automation. Automation of social media posts, threads and other items isn’t new. Sure we created a few platforms that will save both bloggers and virtual assistants time, but that doesn’t mean the position of virtual assistant will ever die. You see, when I first became a virtual assistant my plan wasn’t to build a living off sharing or managing other business owner’s social media content. My plan was to utilize my over a decade experience as an administrative assistant in the corporate world to my advantage while I

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15 Gifts for Easter Amazon Roundup

15 Gifts for Easter Amazon Roundup

Easter is just around the corner! I can’t believe that winter is almost over, especially since we just got dumped a ton of snow here in NH. The weather is frightful outside and yet we are thinking about the Easter holiday. Today I am sharing a roundup that was created using the famous platform Roundups.io (built to save bloggers and virtual assistants time). For just $5 a month or $50 a year you can use this system to create roundup lists too. See how Roundups.io works: Click to Tweet This blog Post to your Followers & Friends: 15 Gifts for

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