Why We Switched To Cloth Diapers

Why We Switched To Cloth Diapers

I have found several perks to using cloth diapers instead of using disposables. First and foremost it is better for the environment.  Did you know that 92% of disposable diapers in up in a landfill and that it takes anywhere from 205-500 years for them to break down.

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A Day Around Seneca Lake, NY

A Day Around Seneca Lake, NY

There are moments when you wake up in a hotel and just feel so at home. After a wonderful stay at Grist Iron Lodge, I felt this way. I woke up to a wonderful view overlook the Seneca Lake and vineyards. I just wanted to share my day after this experience because I know many of you travel to this area. You may not know some of these great activities and places to visit! After a hearty breakfast at the Grist Iron we started our day off early.

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Rock The Vote 2016

Rock The Vote 2016

It’s finally here. Finally! After what, to some, seems like forever Election Day is here at last. The 2016 Presidential Election cycle has created a lot of feeling among the people of this great nation, that’s for sure…. [read more]

Welcome to Ipsy: The May Glam Bag

Welcome to Ipsy! A Review of the May Glam Bag
Disclosure: The products mentioned in the post were paid for by me. I did not receive compensation for this post. May contain affiliate links.

Monthly beauty boxes are having a moment–scratch that, a few years of moments. From Sephora’s Play to Birchbox (and even food versions, like graze and Bon Appetit!), the idea of getting some new products every month is clearly an idea that appeals to consumers. One particularly successful example of this enterprise? Ipsy’s Glam Bags. Not all beauty box subscriptions begin with a quiz to personalize your product selection, but this one does–and at ten dollars a month, it’s an exciting prospect!

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4 Confessions Of A Retail Worker

4 Confessions Of A Retail Worker

I’ve worked a few years in retail and I can tell you that it does come with cool discounts and great people to work with! Retail workers can work long hours or even small shifts, either way, they are not high paying jobs.

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5 Benefits Of Being A Renter

5 Benefits Of Being A Renter

We were homeowners once. We bought our home during the housing bubble when mortgage companies using “creative financing” to practically give home loans away.

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4 Perks To Being a Black Sheep Of The Family

4 Perks To Being a Black Sheep Of The Family

The last time I went back home for a family funeral, it really hit me how much I have become a black sheep of the family. It made me realize that I feel more at home with my immediate family.

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5 Things I Learned From Visiting Disney World In The Summer

5 Things I Learned From Visiting Disney World In The Summer

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We were lucky enough to go on vacation to Disney World a few weeks ago and I still have Disney on the mind! Since we are on a budget, I shopped online for my Disney needs. Just about every evening, upon returning from the parks, I would search online for any sales at Disney Store. You would be surprised at what you will find on sale!

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How to Have a Summer Barbecue Without Throwing Away Your Health Goals

How to Have a Summer Barbecue Without Throwing Away Your Health Goals

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Ah, summertime. Clothing gets lighter, days get longer, and who can resist a good meal made on the grill? Summer barbecues are notorious for greasy burgers, fattening hot dogs and carb-laden potato chips. While there is nothing wrong with any of these things in moderation, eating these types of foods every time you cook out is likely to have you start feeling lethargic and maybe even packing on the pounds. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to have a health summer barbecue.

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How To Wash Your Child’s Backpack

How To Wash Your Child’s Backpack

Disclosure: I was not asked to write this post, I am just an obsessed fan of L.L. Bean. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own.

With my son out of school for the summer, I was thinking about washing his backpack but wasn’t sure how. I wondered if it was safe for me to wash his backpack in the washing machine without ruining it. I knew we had a quality backpack.

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