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candy
Kansas City metro area
Web-savvy, techie wife in Kansas City who enjoys family, travel, shopping, and social media optimization.
Interests: blogging, web design, swimming, traveling, scrapbooking + photo preservation, Sandra Bullock movies, theme parks, shoe shopping, non-fiction books, magazines, reality TV, Ms. Pac-Man.
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Picking The Perfect School For Your Kids Find the right school is vital not only for your child’s development, but also for their career and success in later life. Whatever age they’re at, you need to make sure when your child moves school, for whatever reason, that you find them the education establishment that will nurture them and give them... Continue reading
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For most of us, the home will always be where the heart is, but sometimes we all need to make some changes at home. Whether you look to make big or small changes, this post is for you. We are today going to look at some changes, both big and small; you can make to your home. While some of... Continue reading
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Working from home is a dream for a lot of employees. You can work in your pajamas, eat and drink whatever and whenever you like, and when your 5 o'clock deadline hits, you're already at home. For others, the thought of being stuck in the spare room with the dog scratching at the door because it wants company is their... Continue reading
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There are certain areas of any home that require more focus than others, and if we are honest some of those rooms can cost more than others to renovate. This is why it is important to share with you some of the areas in your home that you can focus on to make a house a home. Interested? Read on... Continue reading
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If you are planning to sell your home in the near future, you might want to think about making some changes to increase the value. Even if you don’t have immediate plans to sell, it’s always a good idea to invest in your home because it’s your biggest asset. There are plenty of great renovations that add value to the... Continue reading
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Winter is a wonderful season. There’s the excitement we all feel when the first few flakes of snow begin to fall, the holidays fast approaching – Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the joy of curling up in front of a roaring fire with a good book and a mug of something warm. There are fun indoor activities with the kids to enjoy,... Continue reading
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Thank you Culver’s for sponsoring this post. Family time means Culver's time! It's one of our favorite ways to decompress, enjoy good food, and each other's company during this busy time of year. Culver's menu offers something a little different for my entire family, including sweet treats! Whether it's a ButterBurger Value Basket, chicken sandwiches, or even the North Atlantic... Continue reading
When the ground starts bulging upward, that’s when something’s gone really wrong in your floor. Whether it's outside or inside your home, you should know it's going to be one of three reasons. The first reasons are the least harmful. It might be an air pocket. Second, it could be a water leak, which is dangerous but not immediately threatening.... Continue reading
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Anybody that runs their own business will tell that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day. You have so many jobs to do, especially when you are first starting out and you cannot afford to hire that many employees. That’s why you need to find ways to manage your time better if you want to make improvements to your... Continue reading
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Our career impacts so much of our lives. When we spend so much of our lives in the workplace, if we’re unhappy here then we can’t expect to be happy in general. If your career no longer feels like it fits you, here are some things to consider. Try and move up One of the reasons people start to feel... Continue reading
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Have you ever invested in renovating a room, or spent time redecorating, only to realize that things just aren’t quite ‘right’? This can be a difficult thing to process, especially if you’ve invested a good amount of money to make things perfect. Of course, we’re all going to feel that we could improve things, because change is often naturally desired,... Continue reading
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Our families health is of the utmost importance to us. As parents, we want to ensure our children have the best start in life. One way we can do that is through their health and well-being. But, for many of us, we can struggle to keep a good balance at home. That may be because you might not be so... Continue reading
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For some reason, cosmetic still seems like a dirty word among some circles of society. However, cosmetic surgery and cosmetic updates are becoming more popular than ever before. Slowly, the stigma is eroding, and with better technology and more varied options than previous generations, cosmetic updates are an ideal solution for some of the issues you might have. If you’re... Continue reading
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Nostalgia is a powerful force in life. For many years, the ’80s were the iconic era that people looked back at wistfully. The hard edges of the decade were filed away to leave a soft, innocent memory ripe to be used as the setting for movies and shows and served as the inspiration for revived clothing styles and revisited musical... Continue reading
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If you are looking to start your own business, the medical industry is a great area to get into. It’s a very lucrative area of business to get into and it’s also very rewarding because you will get the opportunity to help people in your local area and by providing medical services. But building a successful medical business can be... Continue reading
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As the end of 2019 draws near, we reflect on the things we have achieved this year and the goals to put on our to-do-list for next year! Now some people don’t like the pressure of making New Year’s Resolutions (images come to mind of that gym membership you didn’t use much)! The thing is, goals are about trial and... Continue reading
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While it would be lovely not to have to deal with health problems, they are just a part of life. But there are different types and severities of health issues that you’ll experience either personally or vicariously throughout your life. From the smallest coughs, colds, or painful teeth to more significant health issues including hearing loss, cancer, and dementia, it’s... Continue reading
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There’s more to LA beyond the theme parks and Hollywood Boulevard. Here are just a few alternative attractions to try out while in Los Angeles. Explore the canals of Venice Yes, the real Venice is in Italy, but LA has its own charming replica complete with canals and a vaguely Mediterranean feel. On top of taking a boat down the... Continue reading
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Our lifestyle can have a huge effect on us and what we do moving forward. Of course, not eating the right things and not exercising are two things that can cause us to have low energy and feel lethargic. Making us not very productive. We know that if we are unwell we are to rest up and help ourselves to... Continue reading
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Any life change that we hope to make can often be quite overwhelming to consider, especially if that influences the anchors by which we live our lives. Our homes would certainly fit into this category, as moving house is not just moving house, but potentially moving lifestyles, moving social circles, moving jobs and moving your children to a different schooling... Continue reading
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When you have a pair of sneakers you really love, there is little that will make you want to wear any other shoe. Nothing can beat the comfort of a well-worn in pair of sneakers, and when they also have the stylish designer edge that makes you feel fantastic whenever you slip them on, you're certain to want to get... Continue reading
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Bad smells in your home can really ruin the atmosphere that you are trying to create. Instead of an inviting, relaxing place to be, your home becomes very unpleasant. You don’t want to invite guests around either because it can be quite embarrassing if your home smells particularly bad. It’s so frustrating when you’ve tried everything and you just can’t... Continue reading
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The holiday season is quickly appearing on the horizon. While you might usually stay at home for a big family Christmas, this year you might be tempted to take a trip to a mountain lodge for a full on snow filled festive season. Or you might prefer to shun the cold snap and head overseas for a sun filled beach... Continue reading
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Does it ever feel as though you seem to be spending out more money than you are getting in? If you are finding that no sooner does money go into your bank account, it goes straight out, it may be time for a money-makeover. Money can be a significant cause of stress and anxiety for many people, and maintaining a... Continue reading
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It’s almost time for the festive season of the year to begin again. Plenty of families are already starting to purchase decorations and send invitations out for parties, but there are also families that would prefer to spend a warmer Christmas somewhere else. Perhaps it’s a family tradition of yours to go to a much warmer place for the holiday... Continue reading