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College Student Safety Tips and Protecting Against Campus Crime

This post about college student safety tips is sponsored by SipChip.  All opinions are my own.   Last year, my son went off to college and in one year, my daughter will head there, too. This fleeing of the nest is both exciting and terrifying at the same time.  In my eyes, they are … [Read More...]

Herbal Sore Muscle Bath Soak for Soothing Muscle Pain Relief

One of the joys of getting old (ish!) is that I tend to hurt myself a lot easier than I did when I was young.  Being an active, middle aged woman, that means I am nursing sore muscles on a regular basis.  What is the best bath soak for sore muscles? Well, this herbal sore muscle bath soak … [Read More...]

How To Spice Up Your Parties With Fun and Flavor

Hosting a house party can be a ton of fun, however, your party planning ideas may need a bit of an upgrade. Learn how to spice up your parties!  Here are some party tips and tricks to make it more memorable with more fun and loads of flavor. Simple Cheap Party Decorating Ideas Are … [Read More...]

Easy Coconut Milk Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This easy coconut milk chia seed pudding recipe was a simple way to make a healthy dessert.  Loaded with dried pineapple and plenty of coconut, this dairy free pudding was absolutely delicious!  What is Chia Seed Pudding? So, you are on your way to eating healthier but you have no … [Read More...]

Teach Kids to Give Back to the Community

This post about teaching kids to give back is sponsored by Barbara's.  All opinions are my own.   Want to know how to teach kids to give back to the community? Help them get involved in a new service projects and then volunteer WITH them!  Children learn by example and giving back … [Read More...]

Cooking

Italian Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe with Fresh Basil

When I think of warm weather recipes, one of the first things that comes to mind is homemade pasta … [Read More...]

Basil and Spinach Salad with Blackberries and Feta

This Basil and Spinach Salad with Blackberries and Feta is a healthy summer salad recipe that takes … [Read More...]

Easy Homemade Baking Mix Recipe for Pancakes and Biscuits

This easy homemade baking mix recipe takes only minutes to make and will save you money!  With … [Read More...]

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Parenting

Tips for Raising a Well Rounded Teenager

As my children move into high school and we start thinking more and more about college, I find myself worrying about raising a well rounded … [Read More...]

How to Talk to Teens About Underage Drinking

Parenting teenagers is hard work.  You have to find a balance between being their parent and having them not hate you.  Figuring out how to … [Read More...]

How to Get Your Kid Ready for College Without Losing Your Mind

This post about how to get your your kid ready for college is sponsored by Artis.  All opinions expressed here are my own.    Last … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

DIY Cuticle Butter and Tips for Healthy Cuticles

Tired of hiding your hands from people because of ugly nails and cuticles?  This DIY cuticle butter is just what you need! My nails take a … [Read More...]

Sinus Bath Salts for Congestion Relief

Whether you have fall allergies or a horrible head cold, congestion relief is sometimes difficult.  These sinus bath salts for congestion relief … [Read More...]

DIY Tic Tac Toe Game Board: A Simple Gift for Only Pennies!

Many years ago, I was in charge of the environmental club at my kid's elementary school.  When Earth Day rolled around, we wanted to give each of them … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

Tips for Hosting an Awesome Game Day Party

These tips for hosting an awesome game day party have been sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own.I live here in Atlanta where there … [Read More...]

Romantic Movies for Couples Perfect for Date Night!

Some days, we just need to spend time reconnecting with our significant other.  The week is long.  The kids are annoying. Date night doesn't … [Read More...]

Add These 5 Things to Your Wedding Plan Checklist

This wedding plan checklist has been sponsored by Zola.  All opinions are my own.I just found out recently that my niece is getting married next … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Teach Kids to Give Back to the Community

This post about teaching kids to give back is sponsored by Barbara's.  All opinions are my own.   Want to know how to teach kids to give … [Read More...]

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips for Better Cooling and Lower Bills!

Living in the south has a few perks.  I get to garden for 9 months out of the year.  I have discovered a love of chicken fried steak and … [Read More...]

Hiking Tips for Women: What the books don’t tell you!

If you are planning a hiking trip soon and happen to be female, you might want to remember these hiking tips for women as you plan your trip. Going … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

Easy Shaving Tips for Teenage Boys

This post about easy shaving tips for teenage boys has been sponsored.  All opinions are my own. he reviewer has been compensated in the … [Read More...]

Fun Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

Looking for gift ideas for teen girls?  I'm right there with you!  With Christmas right around the corner, I find myself scrambling for … [Read More...]

Stock Up on Stylish Winter Clothes from Athleta!

This post about stylish winter clothes has been sponsored.  All opinions are my own.For the last week, I have been up in New England visiting … [Read More...]

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