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Healthy Habits: You Get Bitter. Or You Get Better.

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After my husband, Joe, suffered a stroke on June 14, 2016, together he and I began to forge a new path for ourselves: one filled with concern, anxiety and an education into a health arena that we had never expected to encounter. There were lessons learned, as well; lessons that reached beyond the medical field, lessons of the human spirit and how far we – as individuals, and as a couple - can stretch in times of peril.

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Consumer Critique: Vitchelo Waterproof Sling Backpack

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I recently had a chance to review the Vitchelo Waterproof Sling Backpack. It's a really classy-looking, functional sling backpack for small items. This backpack has a close fit, meaning it can work for biking, jogging, or hiking without sliding around too much.

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Healthy Habits: Ultra-Violet Foods

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Pantone recently announced Ultra-Violet , as the 2018 Color of the Year. Serving as the hue of some of our favorite superfoods, Dr. Christopher Calapai , D.O.,

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Mealtime Magic: DIY Sangria

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Bottled Sangria continues to be a popular go-to cocktail amongst consumers, especially for this time of year as seen in its steady boost in popularity and continued growth in sales (according to Market Watch Mag ).

Healthy Habits: Community Immunity

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This is the first installment of a three-part series highlighting the theme of community immunity this flu season. Because flu prevention goes beyond individual health and the health of our families -- it extends to the community at large.

Book Nook: Road Rules for Retirement

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I recently had the chance to review Road Rules for Retirement. Eventually, most of us will retire, and it's never too early to begin plotting the course to financial security in retirement. In this book, Mark Fried shares challenges that come up before and during retirement. He also clearly outlines many of the risks inherent in financial planning for retirement, and helps readers make sure they don't outlive accounts.

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World Wisdom: Rush2Recycle

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The NFL, in partnership with PepsiCo, Aramark, U.S. Bank Stadium and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, recently announced Rush2Recycle, a game plan to recover more than 90% - more than 40 tons - of stadium waste at Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. After months of preparation to eradicate trash materials from the stadium, the 90%+ gameday goal will maximize recycling and composting. This zero waste effort aims to leave a positive green legacy at U.S.

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Parenting Pointers: Best & Worst States to Raise a Family

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With fresh starts being top of mind – hiring and single-family home starts are expected to grow in 2018, for instance – the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018's Best & Worst States to Raise a Family. To determine the best states in which to put down family roots, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 42 key indicators of family-friendliness. The data set ranges from median family salary to housing affordability to unemployment rate.

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Fun Freetime: Play Football Super Bowl Activities

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Super Bowl LII brings much more than a game to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Throughout the week preceding the game, hundreds of student athletes will have the opportunity to learn and develop football and life skills through a series of Play Football events hosted by the NFL Youth & High School Football department. From family football festivals to character development camps, students and football players of all ages will be celebrated all week long.

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Free Museum Admission for Bank of America Cardholders

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Free Museum Admission at Select Museums This material comes from Motherhood Moment. Thanks for reading! attractions freebies freetime

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Caring Causes: TruMoo and One Warm Coat

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Hope all is well! Reaching out to let you know of a great new give back program this Winter. For the nearly 15% of Americans living in poverty, a winter coat is a budget “extra” they can’t afford. To help, TruMoo Chocolate Milk is encouraging others to pay it forward by partnering with One Warm Coat , a non-profit, national organization that provides free, warm coats to those in need.

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Parenting Pointers: 3 Ways Parents & Family Can Cope When A Child Has A Deadly Disease

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When a child is stricken with a deadly, little-known disease, the home can suddenly feel like a lost sailboat in a stormy sea. Waves of emotion overwhelm what had been a serene, happy place, and each family member faces challenges of how to move forward. News of the diagnosis can take everyone off-guard, including the parents. Knowing their role is to always be in control, they find their world turned upside-down.

Healthy Habits: 6 Unconventional Ways To Stop Snoring

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An estimated 90 million American adults snore, according to sleepfoundation.org. And over half the country – 59 percent – has a partner who snores. Millions of people are looking for remedies, and after years of unsuccessful tries with more traditional methods, it may be time to try other techniques to stop the sawing of logs. However you go about solving the issue, it’s important to take it seriously and address it in some way.

Pet Pointers: Change a Pet’s Life Day

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Lucky the TurfMutt , a former street dog who is now the spokesdog of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s (OPEI) environmental education program, encourages pet lovers across the country to participate in Change a Pet’s Life Day on January 24. Lucky was rescued by Kris Kiser, President & CEO of OPEI, and his life has never been the same. Now he’s “pawing it forward,” by sharing this worthy cause.

Money Makers: Top 100 Companies for Remote Jobs

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FlexJobs recently released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2018. This list is based on an analysis of over 49,000 companies and their remote job posting histories in the FlexJobs database to identify the top 100 companies with the highest number of remote job openings during 2017.

Caring Causes: Promise Walk

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Thousands of women and babies die or get very sick each year from preeclampsia, a life-threatening disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period. You can make a difference for those affected by the condition – mothers, babies, fathers and their families. Join our community and become a part of the 2018 Promise Walk for Preeclampsia , a Preeclampsia Foundation signature event.

Thrifty Thinking: Identity Theft and the New Tax Bill

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BY ADAM LEVIN [link] The 2017 filing season could be the worst yet for tax-related crime. With widespread confusion about the new tax law, IRS budget cuts, and a record-breaking year for data compromises, there's an opening for fraud that should be serious cause for alarm, but doesn't seem to be. The bottom line: you should be concerned. Last tax year, the IRS stopped 787,000 confirmed identity theft returns, totaling more than $4 billion.

Thrifty Thinking: 3 Major Ways Financial Illiteracy Is Harming Americans

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America is consumed with higher education – going to college and earning a degree – as the necessary means to a well-paying job. Yet with parents emphasizing the importance of academic excellence, and their children graduating and going on to successful employment, why do many still remain uneducated in fundamental financial matters? Numerous statistics show financial illiteracy is a major problem in the U.S.,

Thrifty Thinking: The Cost of Assisted Living Facilities by State

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Did you know that if you want to ship mom or dad to an assisted living facility on the cheap, you should send them to Missouri which has the lowest average monthly cost of $2,525? In the years to come, baby boomers are projected to enter assisted living facilities in record numbers. This will put a heavy financial burden on families across America.

Mealtime Magic: Sweet Tea Bread

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Post reprinted from THE SOUTHERN SYMPATHY COOKBOOK: Funeral Food with a Twist. Sweet Tea Bread Makes 1 loaf Sweet Tea is so ubiquitous and all encompassing in the South, we use it in just about any way we can. This light, delicately flavored quick bread is perfect for breakfast or an afternoon gathering, packaged up nicely with a ribbon or sliced on a silver platter.

World Wisdom: New Eco-Friendly Baby Products

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The Marcus & Marcus Organic Rattle is made from 100% certified organic cotton and free from harmful chemicals. Each rattle is filled with polyester fiber or squeaky sound that entertains your baby with lots of fun. The size is perfect for their tiny hands to hold with as their favorite toy. The rattle is also phthalate free and free from harmful chemicals.

Amazing Apps: Upgrade Homestyler

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The Homestyler team is thrilled to announce that Augmented Reality technology is now available on iOS and, it will also be available on Android devices soon. Upgrade Homestyler app to get the chance to decorate your space in real time, and share the result of your project on your Instagram and Facebook stories, tagging their Instagram and Facebook page! You will have the chance to see your creations published on our profile as well, so that your designs will get the visibility they deserve!

Shopping Savings: Travel Deals at The Broadmoor

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The Broadmoor is the longest-running Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond property on the planet. It’s also one of the few resort destinations in the U.S. people can actually name. And, it is turning 100 in 2018 with a year-long party. This is where the West begins – at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs.

Fun Freetime: Ladysmith Black Mambazo Tour

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo , South Africa’s preeminent singing group, received GRAMMY ® Award nominations for their two 2017 albums: Songs of PEACE & LOVE for Kids & Parents Around the World in the "Best Children's Album 2017" category and Shaka Zulu Revisited in the "Best World Music Album 2017" category.

Healthy Habits: Drunkorexia

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The term drunkorexia pretty much means exactly what it sounds like: being drunk and anorexic at the same time. Unfortunately, more than 80 percent of college students, both male and female, who binge drink report doing it. I had a chance to interview and post content from Joy Stephenson-Laws, the Founder of the non-profit pH Labs’ - the life and death impact of drunkorexia and tips on being proactive in identifying it and preventing it.

Xconomy Bookclub: “Troublemakers” Charts the Birth of Silicon Valley

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In 1968, a little-read article in a soon-to-fail magazine prophesied an age of networked machines that could be more than passive, oversized calculators to become digital partners in solving problems alongside humans. “In In a few years, men will be able to communicate more effectively through a machine than face to face,” wrote JCR “Lick” Licklider and Bob Taylor, in a Science and Technology article called “The Computer is a Communication Device. ”

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Camp Communication Email Templates: Camp Registration Open

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While there are tons of ways to market to new families and increase your enrollment for next summer, with all the talk about “new families” sometimes marketing to your existing families gets forgotten.

How to develop a robust cyber security policy

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The number of data breaches over the past few years shows just how many organisations are struggling to address the rapid rise in cyber crime.

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How SMEs can comply with the PCI DSS

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Organisations that accept card payments are responsible for the security of customers’ payment information and must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The PCI DSS is a set of tools and measures to help you protect payment card data.

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Revlon Beauty Tools as low as $0.79 at Stop & Shop! {No Coupons Needed}

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Revlon Coupon Through 2/01 Stop & Shop has Revlon Beauty Tools on sale for $1 off. Although we do not currently have any coupons available for these products it’s still a great deal to mention! We can score Nail clippers for just $0.79 each, or Nail Files for just $0.99

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The Prairie Eco-Thrifter Giveaway Extravaganza: 2nd Anniversary with an iPad 3 and over $200 Cash To Be Won Plus a Bonus Prize

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I am still in shock. I cannot believe I started this blog just over two years ago. I started this site as a way of meeting some new people and having some interesting conversations and it has transformed into something much more than that.

Are Peer Loans Too Risky or the Way of the Future?

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(Photo credit: Wikipedia). If you haven’t already heard about peer lending, it’s likely that you soon will. The largest loan company, Lending Club, is getting ready to issue stock on the New York Stock Exchange and the media are already all over the story.

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4 Free Frugal Living eBooks to Get You Saving Money

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I really wish I had know about saving money and being frugal back when my kids where little. I am pretty sure I would have saved a lot of money and had the money for others things that might have been needed or wanted.

Frugal Friday: Halloween Tips to Help Save Money

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It’s is almost Halloween time and I am sure, if your like me, you are already looking for frugal ways to celebrate. There are many ways to save money for Halloween such as using coupons for the candy, making your own Halloween costume to going crafts for Halloween decor.

Shutterfly: Get a Free Photo Book or 50% Off Your Order

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Photo Deals Get a Free Photo Book or 50% Off Your Order by Shutterfly with code THANKS. Valid 1/18-1/21. Offer expires January 21, 2018 (11:59 P.M.

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20 Uses For Lavender Oil

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I really love essential oils and one of my favorites is the Lavender Oil. Each oil has so many different uses but I wanted to let you know of a few uses for lavender oil. There are many wonderful ways to use Lavender Oil and I have listed some of my favorites.

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51 Easy Delicious Muffins

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This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, read our Disclosure Policy. It seems these days you can make almost any kind of muffin, I have had many different kinds. There are breakfast, fruit, vegetable, chocolate, you name it, I am sure you just might find a muffin recipe for it.

20 Ways To Save Money

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This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, read our Disclosure Policy. If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to save money. You can save money in so many different ways from food, entertainment to travel and so much more.

DIY Fall and Halloween Crafts + Printable

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This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, read our Disclosure Policy. It is almost that time of year again, Fall, looking forward to the cooler weather.

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Summer Scent Room Spray – Essential Oil Recipes

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This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, read our Disclosure Policy. Since I have started using essential oils , I am always looking for recipes to use around the house. I have found quiet a few essential oil recipes but this Summer Scent Room Spray is one of my favorites.