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Why I Saved My Sad, Pathetic Laundry Room

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Tweet (subtitle: EasyClosets Total Home Tour Laundry Room and Garage Makeover) When EasyClosets invited my family to participate in the Total Home Tour, the first step after shouting, “YES, PLEASE!!!” was to select an area of my home to renovate. While my basement needs an obsolete toy cleansing and my office needs a full-on professional […]

My Home was the Before Photo

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Tweet (subtitled: Why I Said Yes to the EasyClosets Total Home Tour) For a few years now I’ve received Good Housekeeping each month, the result of a gift subscription that I can no longer place, but continue to enjoy. With that said, years of reading this and other lifestyle magazines has done very little to improve […]

Hallmark for the Holidays

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Tweet My family is a huge fan of tradition. We enjoy vacationing at the same resort every year, swimming in the same lake one week in August every summer, ending our days with the same prayer, and taking the same pictures at the start of every school year. The Christmas holiday season holds by far […]

Lightheaded Bed Review and Giveaway

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Tweet One of the coolest parts of my blogging life is getting to learn about products and services that I probably wouldn’t know about otherwise. Last month I heard about Lightheaded Beds for the first time, which are now available at Sam’s Club nationwide. Each bed comes with images that can be customized with your […]

Celebrate Halloween with Hershey’s

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Tweet Remember when you were a kid and there was that one house in the neighborhood that everyone wanted to visit on Halloween? You’d try to get there first and would re-arrange your entire route to make sure you rang that doorbell before they ran out of treats. Remember what that house gave out to […]

And Then I Tried to Break a Flashlight

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Tweet This post is sponsored as part of the Rayovac Power Blogger program.  All opinions are my own.  And that light saber down there belongs to my son. From time to time my family gets to try out Rayovac products as part of the Rayovac Power Blogger program.  We’ve had fun testing everything from an […]

Back to School with Kohl’s

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Tweet I’ve been avoiding thinking about back to school and enjoying every last moment of summer fun.  But the truth is that back-to-school is already here for many of you and right around the corner for us. Nothing gets me more motivated to prepare for back to school than a shopping challenge.  While I really […]

Web Hosting For Dummies

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Tweet Last night I partied on Twitter with Andrea and Melissa, authors of Klout For Dummies and Blog Design For Dummies.  Those two incredibly resourceful books are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to blogging resources from the For Dummies family of books.  Peter Pollock recently published Web Hosting For Dummies, a […]