5 Easy Ways to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

5 Easy Ways to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle #BringingInnovation #ad

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There are things that everyone can do to be more responsible in their energy consumption, like unplugging things that aren’t being used, switching to low flow faucets and changing out inefficient light bulbs and appliances.  You can even make good choices when it comes to batteries.  There’s a new batteries on the market, the Energizer […]

Dress Up the Sink & Give an Affordable Gift

Dress Up the Sink & Give an Affordable Gift #FoamSensations #ad

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One of the things I do for myself, simply because I enjoy it, is buy pretty, foaming hand soap for all of our sinks.  It’s such a small thing to do but I like the way it looks.  It makes me feel fancy […]

Tips to Keep You Active All Season So You Can Address Your Heart

Tips to Keep You Active All Season So You Can Address Your Heart #exercise #ad

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The toughest time of the year for me to stay active is the winter.  I just want to crawl under a bunch of blankets and hibernate until the sun hits me in Spring and I feel like crawling back out.  Spring is when I have the most energy and feel like I can achieve anything.  However, thinking that way is what packs on the pounds, makes my […]

How to Turn Gift Cards into Amazon Money

How to Turn Gift Cards into Amazon Money

I’ve been carrying a few American Express gift cards in my wallet for the last two years.  I’d partially used each one which left them with random amounts that made purchasing some things a clumsy experience.  “I don’t know how much is on this can you run it anyway?” “Can I use that one with this one and then pay cash for the rest?”  Ugh.  Plus, I rarely remembered that I had them and […]

Keeping the Energy Up with V8 Protein Bars & Shakes

Keeping the Energy Up with V8 Protein Bars & Shakes #v8protein #ad

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When V8 Protein sent me these NEW V8 Protein bars and shakes, I was super excited to give them a try.  I’ve been trying to get in shape so I can walk/run/jog in my first 5k race which is coming up soon.  One thing that I’ve learned over the past year […]

Campbell’s Address Your Heart & Easy Chicken Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Easy Chicken Shepherds Pie Recipe #HeartHealth #CampbellSoup #AmericanHeartAssociation #Heart Disease #ad

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If you like quick and tasty meals you’re going to like this Easy Chicken Shepherd’s Pie recipe by Campbell Soup Company.  It’s easy to make and fast to assemble.  Plus, you can even make it with leftovers, which is both a time and a money saver. That’s what my husband did while I was finishing […]

The Boxtrolls Family Movie Night & Marshmallow Pretzel Popcorn Bars Recipe

The Boxtrolls Family Movie Night & Marshmallow Pretzel Popcorn Bars Recipe #BoxtrollsFamilyNite #Pmedia #ad

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Family movie night is a staple in our house.  It has been since our kids were tiny.  I think because we started the tradition when they were so small it’s easy to keep it as part of our family time […]

Valentine’s Day Party Ideas & Paper Fortune Cookie Tutorial

Valentine's Day Party Ideas & Paper Fortune Cookie Tutorial #CapriSunParties #Ad #ValentinesDay

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Today I’ve got some Valentine’s Day party ideas that are budget friendly, fun and fast!  Simple ideas like adding hearts and triangles to the straws of Capri Sun drinks can really make a themed party come alive.

Photo props are super fun!  I use ‘em!  Keep […]