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Donor Remembrance Day #MasonsMission #DonateLife

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12 Must-Have Apps For Tweens

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With a son who is 12 (going on 20! Ha!) And so there are all these apps out there that we allow his to use, for fun, for education, and for everyday life things. Here is a rundown of what Callan has on his new cell phone. 1)  The K12 app you've been waiting for is here! At K12, they offer tuition-free online public schools and tuition-based private schools. Explore K12 on your smartphone or tablet. With the K12 app, finding the right school, enrolling your student, preparing for the first day, and monitoring your school student’s academic progress is even easier. Find a School. Simply type in your zip code or state to see a list of K12-powered schools near you. Enroll Your Student: Submit enrollment information and documents, and track and complete the enrollment process in all one place. Create Parent and Student School Accounts: A mobile-friendly way to set up your parent and student school accounts. Receive Alerts and Notifications: Each step of the way, you’ll rece…

Light A Candle To Honor Them #DonateLifeMonth #MasonsMission

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Dr.'s Remedy Nail Care #Summer2020 #MySummerRemedy

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I love to paint my nails - both fingers and toes! I think I probably change my color at least once a week. And in the summertime it is especially important to have bright colors, and I am partial to pinks and reds. But the bummer is, I also chew on my nails. So they are not long and pretty like some gals' nails I see. But I do it for me and it makes me feel girly and happy. And then I heard about a vegan nail polish - Dr.'s Remedy! From the Dr.'s Remedy website: In 2005, Dr. Cirlincione was ready to become a dad for the second time. Upon reading and reviewing all of the many pregnancy do's and don'ts: Pregnant women should avoid raw and undercooked meat; Pregnant women should wash vegetables and fruit before eating them; Pregnant women should avoid unpasteurized dairy products, hair dye, potent cleaning chemicals, etc. It became clear there was a growing need for clean cosmetic options as well. As a Podiatrist and nail care professional, he noted a salon market sat…

Bedroom Furniture Must-Haves #Summer2020

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Home Patio Must Haves #Summer2020

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I Am Famous!

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Our family was published in the paper recently. The local paper, which is called The Blackduck American. Here is the article, or you can read it digitally here.

Infinity Train: Book One Now On DVD

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Explore the mystery now on DVD. Created by Owen Dennis, Cartoon Network’s mysterious and critically acclaimed series Infinity Train: Book One was released on DVD on April 21st, 2020 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Go on a journey will all 10 episodes from the first season and bring home some extra magic with over an hour of epic bonus features including commentaries, documentaries, animatics, and more! 
Join Tulip on a mind-bending journey aboard the mysterious Infinity Train, alongside her companions Atticus, the canine king of Corginia, and One-One, a robot with dueling personalities. With puzzles and perils awaiting them in every car, and the relentless Steward on their trail, will Tulip ever find a way off the train and return home?
“Developed through Cartoon Network’s award-winning Global Artists program, Infinity Train’s original short provoked immediate attention, garnering more than 5 million views on its YouTube page,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE, Senior Vice President, …

Sales Tax And What You Need To Know

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A sales tax is a tax, or essentially a fee, paid to a governing body for the sales of certain goods and services. Usually laws allow the seller to collect funds for the tax from the consumer at the point of purchase. Such as tax in a grocery store. It is hard to teach the Sales Tax concept to my son, Callan, because if he wants to buy something and it is $23.75, and he has $25, he thinks he has enough money to cover it, and he does not understand the total price is going to be $25.38, and he will be short the change. The state sales tax rate where we live in Minnesota is 6.875%. With local taxes, the total sales tax rate is between 6.875% and 8.875%. Minnesota had recent rate changes at the beginning of the year.
There are so many things that can get taxed, like goods to buy and services to use. Things that can be taxed that you would not normally think of being taxed are services, such as lawn care, parking in a big lot, pet grooming, and even ticket sales to a concert or event. But …

Sweetology

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Sweetology is the perfect activity for every age. Whether you are looking for a special place for a Mommy and Me outing, to share some fun with friends, or a girls night out, Sweetology is the perfect setting. They offer naked cake and all of the edible fun for you to make your own delicious creation. All products are offered a la carte, so you control how much you spend. Mix up your own all-natural award-winning buttercream to the perfect shade of green. Pipe on your perfect flower or roll fondant monogram or sculpt a ski slope. Learn the art of flooded cookies. The only limitation to the creative fun is your imagination. Sweetology's professional staff is available for assistance and guidance at all times. Gluten-free and almond free options available. We got a Doggy Cookie Decorating Kit since have a new puppy. Ready-to-decorate cookies, frosting, sprinkles, and toppers can be shipped to your door. Includes baked cookies (they have cupcake kits as well), and all the toppings for…

Gap Kids Collection #SummerMustHaves

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Happy Earth Day 2020 #EarthDay2020

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National Hug A Plumber Day – April 25, 2020

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It’s National Hug A Plumber Day on April 25! I know, I know - you may be thinking, "Why would you hug a plumber?" Well, my reason would be that an awesome plumber helped my aging parents when they came home to Minnesota from their Winter in Florida. Their well overflowed and flooded the entire basement. There are many other reasons, too. Because without people like plumbers, electricians, heating and repair folks, we would have a lot more broken things because we tried to fix them ourselves.
Below are some National Hug A Plumber Day activities you can do, and also find out more about plumbers and their history on the page.
Hug A Plumber Nothing says thank you like a friendly hug! Let your plumber know he is appreciated.
Send A Gift How about a colorful plunger ornament for that Christmas tree?
Take a picture, post, and recommend Show gratitude by helping your plumber find new customers.
Check it all out at National Today on Facebook, National Today on Twitter, and National Today on…

Gap Women's Collection #SummerMustHaves

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Gap Men's Collection #SummerMustHaves

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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 and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Emeril's Footwear For Essential Workers

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Chef Emeril Lagasse and Jack Schwartz Shoes Inc.(JSSI) are in partnership to produce a shoe line specially designed for professionals in the restaurant industry. A private company, JSSI has been in the footwear business for over 80 years, designing and distributing footwear. Culinary icon Emeril Lagasse, the founder of twelve restaurants and star of popular shows Emeril Live and Top Chef, brings to the footwear industry his years of restaurant experience and an intimate understanding of the particular demands of culinary professionals. Emeril's Footwear is slip and stain-resistant footwear that offers restaurant industry professionals shoes designed to provide maximum protection and comfort for demanding work days. Emeril’s shoes feature multiple innovations that are specifically tailored to the restaurant environment. Knowing that duty shoes need to stand up to the tough environment that culinary professionals face, Emeril worked with JSSI’s creative and engineering teams to inte…