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Your Time is Valuable. Make a Yes List and Say No More!

There are all sorts of people in your life who will suck you dry if you let them. Being polite and a having a desire to please others often leads me to put other people before me and sometimes even before my own family. It sort of sneaks up on me and I don’t even know I am doing […]

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Merry Christmas to Me

As a mom I spend so much of my time taking care of everyone and everything else, I need to remember to stop and do something for me every now and again.  So this year, for Christmas, my friend and I decided to buy each other a facial. It was our way (a great way) to take care […]

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Timing is Everything When You Are Stalking Yard Waste

I invited two friends over for Girls Night In to make wreaths tonight. I had everything ready, just needed to get the fresh greenery. 2 hours til go time: I go to Lowe’s. I bought some black garbage bags to put the tree trimmings in. While I was doing this, a couple of people were cleaning […]

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Girls Night In

If you have childcare or budget restraints but still need to get your girlfriend time, consider Girl’s Night In. I have a friend, who’s husband travels every week so we started doing Girl’s Night In at her house so we could see her. We get together after her kids are in bed and each bring […]

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Everything in a size 2 is cute

Even ugly clothes are cute when they are size 2. And at places like TJ Maxx and Ross, where I was today, the cutest clothes on the rack are in size 2. They lurk in the section with your size (not size 2) so you get all excited when you see them. It’s really one of the cruel things in life. […]

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Sundays are for TJ Maxx: Inexpensive or free ways to re-charge and improve your sanity

Ever feel like you are one dirty sock on the floor away from running around the house screaming like a chicken with its head cut off? Moments. We all have them. We all need to take a few to recharge once in a while. Here are some things I do to relax and get myself together. […]

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