Are ya snowed in? It seems that most parts of the US are snowed in right now – me included! We’ve had about 9 inches of snow in a day, whereas we normally see about 12 inches all year. ZOIKS! You can stress about it, panic about it, or laugh or cry about all the snow. I’m choosing to laugh with these humorous and funny snow quotes.
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When people hear about American Red Cross, and the work that they do, they generally think of huge, mega disasters. I have witnessed this first hand, like the time there was a wild fire that tore through the National Park where we lived. Or living in SW MO, we witnessed the huge E-5 tornado that devastated Joplin, MO. While the American Red Cross is often first on the scene in these types of natural disasters, that’s not where they do their best work.
Wedding videographers are often overlooked. Here’s how to find a great wedding videographer.
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. Whether you’re a first time bride, or you’re having a do-over, you want to remember each and every moment. That’s why it’s so important to hire a good wedding videographer.
How do you tell who’s a good wedding videographer and who isn’t, though? And I’m already hiring a wedding photographer. Isn’t that enough?
We all want to live a healthy lifestyle, don’t we? Check out these easy tips to get a jump start!
The new year is right around the corner. It seems that one of the resolutions that people always make is live a healthy lifestyle. Whether it’s eating better, getting more exercise, or not really having a plan, this seems to be our joint goal. Hey, I’ve made this pledge to live a healthy lifestyle myself. Many times.
Getting into the habit of eating healthily and exercising regularly, are both important parts of living a healthy lifestyle. It may be hard at first, but once you get into a routine of making healthier choices, it will become much easier.
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I don’t know about you, but I kind of like to shop. Okay, I lied. I really like to shop! I really like to shop online, too, because I can get all kinds of deals and special offers. Sometimes, though, hunting down those deals can become a real hassle, or you may miss out on something.
Recently, I was shopping on Kohl’s, and when I went to go look for a coupon code, the items in my cart changed price. UGH!!! If I would have had Max Out Checkout installed, I would have saved myself time and effort, not to mention frustration. The best coupon codes would have literally been at my fingertips, and checkout would have been a breeze.
Let’s talk about money, and being prepared for the future. Now, we’re not talking about retirement, or planning for 40 years from now or anything like that. I want to talk to you about what you would do if your world was shaken. Tomorrow. Or next week. Or if, heaven forbid, a member of your immediate family was in an accident. What would you do then? Do you have a contingency plan?
I have a confession – for a really long time, I didn’t have a contingency plan. If something happened to me, what would I do? I HAD NO IDEA. Since it was just me, I totally didn’t think I needed a plan. And as a relatively healthy adult, I didn’t think I really needed health insurance. I’d just pay in cash when I needed to see someone. Win-win. I’d save the monthly premium from health insurance, and would have more money in my pocket.
It’s never too early to start preparing for college. Going to college can be a scary, thrilling, exhilarating experience. For a lot of students, going to college is a lot like embarking on a grand adventure. They likely have a glorious vision of what the future is going to be like, and can be excited to begin the pilgrimage. Hard work may also be required to make their dreams come true. If a new college student is leaving their hometown and moving to a completely new location, they’ll probably be excited to meet new people. In no time, they’ll create new memories with new friends.
Even if the student in your life has yet to be accepted to a university and you’re only exploring your options, the positive energy associated with preparing for college, and such a big change in your life, will surely help you soar.
I love a good joke. I especially like a good corny joke. After the week I’ve had, I sure could use a laugh. I’m sure some other could too. Sooo…I’m gonna share some fun and corny Easter jokes and other funnies with ya.
Q: Why did the Easter egg hide?
A: He was a little chicken!
Love and romance is in the air. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a wedding, or just any other time that you’re feeling all lovey-dovey, one can be overwhelmed with the heart swell. These are a few of my favorite romantic quotes for all times of the year.
One of the great things about the world wide web is that it connects you with people from around the world! No matter where you’re from, or what language you speak, there’s an event that everyone celebrates. That event is the New Year. Greet your friends in their native language, or just wish people you know “Happy New Years” in a new language!
AFRIKAANS gelukkige nuwejaar / voorspoedige nuwejaar
AKPOSSO ilufio ètussé
ALBANIAN Gëzuar vitin e ri
ALSATIAN e glëckliches nëies / güets nëies johr
ARABIC (aam saiid) / sana saiida
ARMENIAN shnorhavor nor tari
AZERI yeni iliniz mübarək
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Boys and Girls Clubs of America. I received a promotional item as a thank-you for participating.
I am a huge proponent of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. I love the work that they do, and as a latch-key kid, after-school programs were a major component of my life.
BGCA is running their 3rd Annual Give the Gift of Great Futures contest, which encourages kids to give back in their own communities. Visit the site to vote on the Kids Give Back contest, which showcases the community projects organized by the BGCA kids. You can also get tips to encourage the kids in your life to give back to their communities. And just for the fun of it, you can create your own gift tags! How fun is that?
Are you looking for a great charitable activity to do with your family or group? Check out the Boys & Girls Clubs’ websites for fun ideas.
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.
Opioid dependence is a scourge that is sweeping the nation. There seems to be a belief that since medications are prescribed by a doctor, that they’re safe for anyone to take. Even if they’re not prescribed to you. Opioid dependence sweeps across all ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and educational levels.
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Thanksgiving is upon us once again. Here are some quotes that will make you reflect on the holiday, inspire you, or perhaps, even make you smile! Enjoy!
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sudafed. When you don’t feel good, it’s one of the absolute worst things in the world. One of the worst kinds of pains is sinus pain. I happen to be one of those that suffer from intense sinus-related migraines, and these headaches can become incapacitating. One of the things that can help me relieve this pain is Sudafed.
One of the onsets of these headaches, for me at least, is changes in the weather. Changes in the atmospheric pressure make my head want to implode. And these headaches make me want to find a spoon and scoop out my eye. Yes, that would relieve the pressure and make everything better! Once the pressure starts to subside, though, it’s like sweet, sweet relief. I would be willing to swear that I even hear angels singing. [Read more…]
Way back when, if someone was an addict, it usually meant cocaine. Possibly heroin, but usually coke. Sometime in the mid to late 80s, Methamphetamines, or Speed, became mainstreamed, at least in Southern California. This meth was not anything like the modern meth, and was a lot closer to coke.
Fast forward to the last 8 years or so, and the face of addiction has totally changed. Nowadays, a lot of addicts are addicted to pain pills. While valium and Xanax have been used recreationally for years, there’s a ton of other addictive pills that are regularly prescribed. They’re not just addictive, they give users a similar high to heroin. The scary part is that most people who are pill poppers don’t consider themselves addicts, as the pills are “medicine from a doctor.”
I used to hear this daily in my former job.
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By Wednesday, I’m usually ready for a morale boost. Seriously…We’re two days in to the work week, but we’re also three days from the weekend. UGH! For me, personally, Wednesdays are the suckiest of sucky days. It just seems to move at about slug speed. There are a few ways that I give myself a pick me up. Some are good for you, some are less good for you but more indulgent. Remember, everything in moderation, right?
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Last year, it seemed like everyone I knew was pregnant. It was seriously ridiculous. In our office at work, there were 8 people expecting. Then factor in my friends, family, and other random people I had to do something for, and it was out of control. I must have purchased at least 20 baby gifts last year. It was ridiculous, not to mention expensive.
I wish I had known about Buy Baby Deals at that time. Buy Baby Deals is a new daily deals site that offers fun baby & kid products for up to 80% off the retail prices. How do they do this? Volume discounts that are only available for a very limited time. Most of their steep discounts are only available for one day, or until the item sells out, whichever comes first. But they also have an online boutique that has select items at everyday low prices.
I am taking part in a compensated campaign for Hpnotiq Bling It On. All opinions are my own.
For a few weeks now, I’ve been telling you about the super awesome Hpnotiq GlamLouder Bling It On contest. We talked about awesome blinged out nail art and manicures, shoes that were beyond ridiculously hot, and even the gorgeous amazing makeup looks.
Not only was there hawt eye candy, but there were some pretty awesome prizes available for those participating in the contests. For those that entered, Hpnotiq loooovvvvveeeedddd your entries. They enjoyed seeing what inspires you, what you love, and what you consider to be glam.
We all depend on our cars, and honestly, take them for granted. We get in, turn the key, and expect them to take us where we want to go. For the most part, our cars are reliable. As long as we take care of them, they’ll last us a really long time, too. Really, who wants to have to make car payments when you can avoid them with a little bit of preventative maintenance.
One of the easiest things to do for your car, van, or truck is to have regular oil changes. Oil is like your car’s blood. It lubes everything up and helps your engine to run smoothly. By having regular oil changes at a trustworthy auto shop, they can keep an eye on what’s going on with your car. They’ll keep track of the routine maintenance that needs to be done. Generally, they will let you know if there’s anything else that you need to be concerned about.