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Blingin’ up Your Abode: 3 Home Improvement Strategies You Should Implement This Year

  I may spend a lot of time watching shows like Million Dollar Listing or even have fantasies about extreme downsizing while watching Tiny House Nation, but the bottom line is that my home is my home. And it will likely be the only house I own for quite some time. Now, I could sit… Read More Blingin’ up Your Abode: 3 Home Improvement Strategies You Should Implement This Year

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Mamas Matter: Three Ways To Make Your Mom Happy This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is sneaking up FAST! In case you were unaware, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th. This holiday is always easy for me to remember because, ironically, it coincides with Minnesota Fishing Opener. Yay me. Excuses aside, mark your calendars, don’t blow it off and husbands PLEASE buy something for wives (and don’t me… Read More Mamas Matter: Three Ways To Make Your Mom Happy This Mother’s Day

guest posts, Life Lessons

We’re a Big Pack of Sickies {Are You Effectively Disinfecting Your Home?}

I am so tired of snot, barf, sneezing, germs and others assorted bodily functions that shall remain nameless. Honestly, we are usually a pretty healthy bunch, but this winter (cold/flu season) is really kicking our tails. We seem to be recycling the same damn germs and it’s enough to make me want to boil my… Read More We’re a Big Pack of Sickies {Are You Effectively Disinfecting Your Home?}

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Celebrating Charitable Organizations That Are Saving Children’s Lives

Maybe it’s because I am a parent myself, or maybe it just because there are So many amazing organizations out there doing Good Work that benefits kids. These last few years I have supported RIF, International Book Giving day, Multicultural Children’s Book Day and recently discovered a super cool organization called H20 for Life. But… Read More Celebrating Charitable Organizations That Are Saving Children’s Lives

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This is MY Year to do Things-BECAUSE I CAN {Guest Post by Shannon Janco}

Guest Post from my BFF…Shannon Janco For me, 2015 will be known as the year of, “Because I Can” and this promise of an action-packed year is already under way. This will be MY year of firsts, bucket list checkoff, and jumping on opportunities is happening. I think the “ah-ha” moment hit me late last… Read More This is MY Year to do Things-BECAUSE I CAN {Guest Post by Shannon Janco}

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Real Tree? Or Fake? Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

During the Christmas season, millions of people will want to find a way to decorate their home to celebrate the time with their loved ones. When looking to decorate, a good place to start is outside, which will give your home plenty of street presence during the holiday. Some common outdoor decorations will include placing… Read More Real Tree? Or Fake? Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

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Need to Decompress? Maybe a Stay-Cation is Just What You Need

Might a Stay-Cation be Just What You Need? With the rigmarole of everyday life, actually getting to relax when you get time off is more important than ever. Unfortunately, it has become more and more difficult for people to unplug and detach themselves from stress, given the connectivity modern life seems to demand.   To… Read More Need to Decompress? Maybe a Stay-Cation is Just What You Need