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5 Tips to Avoid Debt And Save Money

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 31, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Avoid debt using these tips...

Debt is a four-letter word. There, I’ve said it. Unlike other four letter words, debt can be used as a valuable tool to help accomplish goals. However, if you are not very careful with debt, it can burn you. In fact, playing with debt is like playing with fire (another useful four letter word). The […]

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Tame Cellular App Data Usage On Your iPhone

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 19, 2018 | Categories: His Gadgets and Tech
Tame Cellular App Data

Cellular data is a wonderful resource and empowers many apps on our iPhone to do amazing things for us. Apps will vary in the total cellular data usage as they do our bidding, but not all apps will play fair with our device data. In fact, a few apps will belly up to the data […]

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Teen Entrepreneurship Gives Teens A Needed Purpose

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 16, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Teen Entrepreneurship

Every parent who has had a teenager knows the trial and tribulations the teenage years can create, both for the teen as well as for the parents. While at times it seems like your sweet child has suddenly sprouted horns and turned evil, often it is just the teen branching out into the world, eager […]

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After-School Snacks Made Easy with Sandwich Bros.

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 15, 2018 | Categories: Food

This is a sponsored post with Sandwich Bros. and Bravomark. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my personal experiences, are worthy of endorsement. After-school time is a busy time in many households. I know it is here. […]

Lobster Chowder with Corn and Potatoes Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 12, 2018 | Categories: Recipes
Delicious Lobster Corn Potato Chowder perfect on a cold day...

Lobster chowder is one of my favorite kinds of soup. Chowders are rich and creamy and contain some of my favorite ingredients in soup… corn and potatoes. Of course, chowders usually contain fish or clams, too. I love lobster, so it’s my favorite seafood in a chowder. Lobster Chowder with Corn and Potatoes (printable version) […]

Emergency Preparedness – A Look At The Basics

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 11, 2018 | Categories: His Lifestyle
Emergency preparedness - The basics...

Modern life can be a struggle, and between bills, work, family life, occasional illness,  and everything else little time is left for the preparations in case of an unexpected disaster. Yet this is exactly what we should probably do for the safety of our family.  While I’m not advocating that everyone becomes a full-on emergency […]

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The Impact of Low Self-Esteem and How It Affects Your Everyday Life

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Health and Fitness
How low self-esteem affects your every day life...

The effects of low self-esteem are rarely ever visible on the surface. The way you make decisions in life and your confidence are both affected by self-esteem too, and it’s important to identify these issues so that you can live a more fulfilling and enjoyable life. In this article, we’re going to be talking about […]

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Never Ignore These Symptoms in Your Furry Friends

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 8, 2018 | Categories: Pets

We all love our furry friends and want the best for them. Which is why most of us are pretty receptive to the possibility that something might be wrong. Plenty of pet owners are more likely to get their pooch to the vet than they are to actually take themselves to the doctor! However, it’s […]

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18 DIY Beauty Products You Will Be Proud to Gift

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 6, 2018 | Categories: Beauty
DIY beauty products for homemade gifts

Making your own Christmas gifts is incredibly thoughtful, and sometimes it can save you money too. I found 18 DIY beauty gifts you will have fun making. You might even keep some of them for yourself! 18 DIY Beauty Products You’ll Love to Give as Gifts or Keep Yourself Snickerdoodle Lip Scrub This Snickerdoodle Lip […]

A Few of My Favorite Things from Amazon in 2017

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 5, 2018 | Categories: Shopping
A few of my favorite things from Amazon at amazon.comcom

Like many people, I do a lot of my shopping online. With a significant portion of it being from Amazon. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, it’s a bargain, with free and fast shipping. And shopping online is just so convenient. I was looking at my account, and I see that I am shopping from […]

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