Showing posts from May, 2019

Settle My Soul

Settle My Soul by Karen Ehman About The Book: Your days are full, you're tired, and you're craving quiet for your soul. You're not alone. If days filled with obligations and never-ending to-do lists leave you feeling anxious and overwhelmed, you can find the peace your soul longs for. In Settle My Soul, authors Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk invite you to carve out a few moments in your day to deepen your relationship with the Lord through 100 encouraging devotions. Whether you're a working professional, a wife, a mom, a sister, an aunt, a daughter-in-law, or any combination of these, your life is busy. And no matter what stage of life you may find yourself in, what your hurried and overcrowded heart needs most is rest. Beyond time-management skills or tips for worrying less, you need a few minutes to connect with God's heart. Karen and Ruth are women who understand all that you're juggling, and they desire for you to experience the refreshment that comes only f…

Renovation Tips For Summer

If you own or even rent your home/town home or apartment, there are easy ways to update it on a low cost budget. As many people get nervous to try and do a few of these themselves, some are actually easier than you think. I’ll share a few tips to help renovate and help you enjoy your home again.
1. Cupboards - Wishing you could have that dream kitchen you’ve seen on Pinterest? You just need to give your kitchen cupboards the face lift they deserve and need. You may have already thought of helping to brighten up a place and make it look fresh but then you’re worried about all the sanding and priming you’ll have to do to make it work. A low cost way to get the same result is using cabinet transformation kits which comes in various colors to help you. The kit is roughly $100 and easy to use. All you need to do is clean the cupboard, paint the cupboards and the end results is a kitchen that looks almost new! If your cupboards are at the end of their life and need actual replacing, you coul…

Beloved Life Jewelry

I received the beautiful and simple Dainty Mom & Two Children Tree of Life Necklace from Beloved Life Jewelry. This piece is the dainty alternative version of the full size Mom & 2-Child necklace. The perfect jewelry piece for the mother of 2 children! Also works great for grandmothers with 2 grandkids or great-grandmas with 2 great-grandkids! Limited edition and exclusively designed for Beloved Life Jewelry. Guaranteed nickel and toxin free! Made of premium steel with silver plating, and built to last! Includes an adjustable silver plated link chain necklace pendant that is just under 1” in diameter. This is perfect for me, and so sweet. I adore it.
Check it all out at Beloved Life Jewelry on Facebook.
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4 Affordable Roofing Tips

Most people will try to fix their home on their own without calling a handyman. This is a good way to reduce costs but it also allows you to learn about the basic repairs. The roof is one of the more problematic areas of your house. It is a part of your home that requires constant and immediate attention. If something goes wrong, you will experience leaks and ultimately, your family’s health may be endangered. Although this sounds scary, the fear is unrealistic. We are able to fix roof without a prior training. All you need is some tools, some free time and good will. In turn, you are able to save a lot of money which you can then spend on something more important.
Here are some affordable roofing tips that you can start doing today.
1. Check your trees In most cases, roof maintenance comes down to some basics: reduce the overall amount of water that roof is keeping, remove anything that can cause debris to fly around and trim your branches. While trees are a very important part of yo…

Caulipower Pizza

Caulipower, America's #1 better-for-you pizza, is now officially a top ten frozen pizza brand - eating into traditional frozen pizza sales nationwide. The brand recently announced the launch of the first-ever personal-size cauliflower crust pizza. Caulipower skipped straight from 11th to the 8th best-selling pizza brand in America in just eight weeks, propelled by its disruption in the frozen pizza industry. With over 500 brands in the frozen pizza market, Caulipower is the only better-for-you pizza brand in the top ten - joining the ranks of mainstream pizza brands at grocery. The brand's leap to top ten showcases the market's hunger for innovation in the freezer section and the desire for Caulipower's veggie-first versions of America's favorite comfort foods. Available in Three Cheese and Margherita at launch, the personal-size pizza offers 250 and 280 calories for the entire pizza and will roll out in stores late summer, in time for back-to-school. The new person…

Happy Memorial Day 2019


How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

From DreamWorks Animation comes a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown....and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of a female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they've known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together - to the very ends of the Earth - to protect everything they've grown to treasure. For How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden W…

Stuffed Puffs For #MemorialDay2019

The S’more, a century-old American tradition, has been re-born. On April 28th, Stuffed Puffs, the first and only filled marshmallow – made with real chocolate – debuted at WalMart. Stuffed Puffs has created an innovative and proprietary manufacturing process to do something that’s never been done and “make a good thing even better.” Everyone loves s’mores. But not everyone loves making them. Juggling marshmallows, chocolate bars, and graham crackers around a campfire, or hot grill, can be a sticky challenge. All too often, the marshmallow does not get hot enough to melt the chocolate. Stuffed Puffs ingeniously solves the problem by putting the chocolate inside the marshmallow: “the chocolate melts while the marshmallow toasts.” It’s the fail-safe way to make a perfect s’more. “The idea was born around a campfire” said Michael Tierney, who graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY in 2010. “It’s a simple idea, but very hard to execute, which is why it hasn’…

Boston on a Budget

Boston, Massachusetts, is one of America's oldest and largest cities, with a metropolitan population of over eight million. Its status as a leading national center of tourism, education and culture earns Boston the added distinction of being among America's most expensive cities. For all that, Boston and its vicinity offers plenty of attractions that the whole family can enjoy without breaking the bank. Boston BargainsBig cities like Boston are largely associated with high-end shopping, but there are still great deals to be found if you know where to look. The thrift shops of Allston and across the Charles River in Cambridge are where cash-strapped college students buy their clothes, and much else besides. Out in the suburbs, the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets feature 170 stores over 600,000 square feet of floor space. Culinary CultureThere's a famous old toast which describes Boston as "the home of the bean and the cod." While seafood is certainly still plentifu…

Happy Armed Forces Day 2019 - Thank You


Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Before you begin the thrilling process of finding a new home, it's a great idea to select an experienced mortgage company like Sun West Mortgage. By choosing your mortgage lender before you look you have the benefit of acquiring a pre-approval letter from your lender. This shows potential sellers you are serious and confirms the amount you can spend based on your income evaluation. Getting a mortgage can seem overwhelming but finding the right lender can make all the difference. Here are two subjects you should research and discuss with your lender to get you started.  Types of MortgagesThere are many different types of mortgages. What type you should choose depends on quite a few factors. If you go with a 15-year mortgage you will be paying more monthly than if you choose a 30-year but the home is paid off in half the time. There are pros and cons to each kind of mortgage, so find the best mortgage company for you and have them walk you through your options.  Down PaymentA larger do…

Event Planning for Colleges

College is an exciting time for young adults as they experience life outside of the nest for the first time. While students primarily attend for the education received, students often engage in extracurricular activities on campus. Colleges are the perfect place to host all types of events due to the varying demographics. RSOs or real student organizations across the country hold recruitment gatherings to entice other students to join. If students are looking to attract the best and the brightest, they may reach out to a college event planner for assistance. There are many benefits to utilizing these services and can help establish new event standards on campus. Understanding CostsSince many college students have never planned an event before, it is easier for them to get carried away without an understanding of expenses. Searching for the right college event planner will help student organizations determine the best way to use funds. If the organization is growing, members must remain…

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#CarLifts For #FathersDay2019

My husband was a mechanic in the United States Army, so the garage is his domain, while he sort of lets me have the house as my domain. Fair trade, right? He has a lot of tools, and the garage tends to get messy. I am always after him to keep the garage clean. And now his latest thing is that he wants a car lift. Say what? I was like are you kidding me? But after I did some research, I came to find that they really are not that expensive, and for all of the mechanical work that he does, it would be a really good investment! I figure he could get a 2 post lift versus a 4 post lift, and that would still be good enough for all his needs. I did a lot of research and looked at places online like Best Buy Auto Equipment and other places. I wonder if maybe a Father's Day gift is in his future? How awesome would that be? I think I would be the best wife on the planet, and that I would be in his good graces for a really long time to come, not to mention that, as I said, this would be a goo…

Salonpas For Pain Relief

It is time to push aside opioids and OTC analgesic pills, because the (Salonpas) patches are coming! Hisamitsu America is proud to announce that May 18th, 2019 is “Salonpas Day” which signals a day free from pain from the world leader in medicinal pain patches. This year, employees from Hisamitsu America will distribute thousands of Salonpas Pain Relieving Patches and Salonpas Lidocaine Pain Relieving Gel-Patches at the Greenway Open Market in the Wharf District Parks, as well as key landmarks around Harvard Square. “Just as Paul Revere warned Bostonians that the ‘British are coming,’ Salonpas is alerting everyone that our patches are coming,” says John Incledon, President, Hisamitsu America, the marketers of Salonpas, the world’s number one pain patch brand. “Under the banner of Salonpathy, our mission is to improve the quality of life through patch. We are excited to be delivering pain relief to the hard-working people of Boston.”
Oral pain relievers, mainly opioids, and N…

#SamsSummerSavings Giveaway

Tuesday, May 14th at 12:00 AM PT to Monday, May 20th at 11:59 PM PT. Five (5) winners will receive a Sam’s Gift of Membership ($45 value) Users enter the giveaway by heading to the Sam's page on and submitting their email address on the form at the top of the page. The winners will be chosen through a lottery drawing and notified on Tuesday (5/21) via the email address they used to enter.

Filing Bankruptcy? What Kind of a Lawyer Do You Need?

If financial burdens have become too much for you to bear, you may want to consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Though this action does bring consequences, it can also help you settle your debts and give you a fresh start. If you pursue this course, you need a competent attorney to lead the way. The best lawyers have the right skills and traits. ExperienceFiling for bankruptcy is a big decision, and it's not one you want to take lightly. As you go to bankruptcy court, you want a professional by your side that you know has helped numerous other clients in your situation. A trusted chapter 7 lawyer Orlando, FL has year of experience specializing in this area. This should give you peace of mind that your bankruptcy case should go smoothly.  KnowledgeIf you find an experienced Chapter 7 attorney, chances are high that he or she will have a keen knowledge of the bankruptcy process. A skilled lawyer understands what you need to file and when you need to file the documents. He or she …

Get Ready for Baby

Home births, once the norm when hospitals weren't as advanced as they are now, are once again on many mother's radars. However, instead of turning your living room into a delivery room, a birthing center San Antonio can be a happy medium between the two options. Here are some ways a birthing center can make your delivery experience feel as good as home. More ControlHospitals are bound by certain laws that can make flexibility difficult. While birthing centers also have laws to follow for ensuring your safety, these locations can relax certain restrictions to put you back in control of your body and your delivery. For example, most hospitals cannot allow minors into the labor and delivery rooms, but many birthing centers will allow your young children to be present when their sibling arrives. A Personal TouchYou can make multiple trips to tour a birthing center before delivery which gives you a more personal relationship with the staff. Birthing centers also tend toward immediate…

Chala Handbags

Chala is made up of a team of creative designers that love handbags so much, they decided to craft their own! Their approach to life is with passion and creativity, believing that doing what you like and liking what you do is the key to happiness. Chala loves fashion, and they love handbags. Instead of following fashion, they create it. They like to make people smile with their unique design. They celebrate sophistication in youthfulness. The bags are adorned with a hint of whimsy for that extra pop of intrigue as you carry yourselves with elegance and grace. I got the Dragonfly Adorned Sweet Messenger Bag. Unique, chic, fun. It features a Dragonfly with a stitched pattern. Front slide pocket. Zippered main pocket. Miniature heart pattern. Rear slide pocket. I love love love it! It is perfect for me for on the go! Next, I have my eye on a tote bag! Eeeeks! 
Check it all out at Chala Handbags on Facebook, as well as Chala Handbags on Twitter.
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The Crystal Council

The Crystal Council Box is a monthly healing crystal subscription box completely customized for you. You'll receive a survey each month and The Crystal Council will customize your box based off of what you indicated you would like to achieve. It can be anything from love and relationships, to anxiety relief and inner peace. Make the choice between the Master or Apprentice box and start your subscription. Both boxes are packed full of crystals, trinkets, meditation tools, soaps, oils and more.
I could not have loved my box anymore than I did! It was tailored towards grief and healing and anxiety. I shared it with Callan and he said, "This is so special, Ma!" We really loved it! Can't wait to continue to receive more!
Check it all out at The Crystal Council on Instagram!
Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally a…

Happy Mother's Day #MothersDay2019


Benefits of Popular Horse Insurance Policies

Horses are among the more popular domesticated animals, providing companionship for owners, sporting activities for competitors, and learning for visitors. As such, it may be necessary to purchase one or more horse insurance policies to protect the horse should it fall sick or injured, as well as the people and property surrounding this large and powerful animal. There are several popular options for horse owners to choose from, depending on the ways in which horses are utilized in their everyday lives. Medical and Mortality InsuranceHorse ownership is as costly as it is rewarding and, like any investment, should be protected by comprehensive insurance coverage. Equine veterinarians are highly specialized and generally offer both on-site and clinic services, with both having the potential to be very costly if the nearest vets are far away. Insurance coverage can help offset the costs associated with regular check-ups and vaccinations, emergency visits due to injury or illness, and the …