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
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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

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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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Exploring Southwestern Michigan Wineries

Exploring Southwestern Michigan Wineries

One of our favorite spots for a family getaway is Douglas/Saugatuck, Michigan. I think it’s safe to say we’re officially one of the regulars. There is something about spending a few days at the lake house that makes you forget the daily chaos and brings you back to a state of peace. On our most recent trip, I was fortunate enough to have my parents travelling with us. This allowed my husband and me to have a few opportunities for “dates” while our son spent time with his grandparents. Whenever we visit the Saugatuck area, we never miss two of our favorite wineries: Fenn Valley and Hudsonville.

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Meet The Sea Lions At SeaWorld Orlando

Meet The Sea Lions At SeaWorld Orlando

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Last week, we had the lovely opportunity to visit SeaWorld Orlando! We had no idea what to expect. This was our first visit as a family.

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