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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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If you are running short on space in your home but you don’t want to move into a bigger place, you might decide to build an extension. This is a great option because it gives you the extra space you need and adds value to your home at the same time, but is there another option? Extensions can be very... Continue reading
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Are you thinking about making some changes to your home? If so, then you should consider putting home security as a top consideration. There are numerous steps that you can take to boost levels of home security. Here are the suggestions that we recommend you do explore. The Garage First, you should consider your garage. It’s possible that your garage... Continue reading
Picture Credit: CC0 License No one likes to think about their child being less than 100% healthy. This is a reality that keeps many of us awake all night, and it’s the reason that our hearts are often in our mouths for even routine checkups. Hearing tests, especially, can be nerve-wracking considering that hearing loss is evident in as many... Continue reading
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In a home with children, older people, or someone who has to frequently monitor their health, you must have specific home medical tools. Rather than using your hands or face to feel for temperature, a thermometer has programming to quickly get body temperature measurements. Home medical gadgets are easy to come about. Some tools, like extra pairs of hearing aids,... Continue reading
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Achieving financial freedom is a goal for a lot of people. It generally means that you have enough savings put to one side, and enough cash-in-hand to afford the lifestyle you want. It will also give you the chance to retire, or even pursue the career you want even if you need to take a pay cut. The problem is... Continue reading
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When it comes to creating the perfect home, you will probably want to create the perfect garden to go alongside it. But what if you do not know anything about gardening? Not to worry, these three simple tips will help you on your way and help you create the ideal garden for you. Plan Your Garden Before you begin working... Continue reading
Pexels (CC0 License) Eating healthy isn't something that should be up for debate. Too many of us seem to see it as a choice - a thing we choose to either do or not do. Realistically, it should be one of the main essential rules in life! Eating healthy foods leads to a longer and healthier life. As a parent,... Continue reading
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Your mental health has got to be a priority in your life. It’s not going to do you any good to push all those negative thoughts to the back of your brain and pretend they don’t exist. In fact, this could hinder you more than it could ever help you, which is why you need to make sure you are... Continue reading
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As one of the most important, versatile, and useful rooms in the home, it’s no surprise that we can get frustrated if we have an old kitchen in dire need of an update. It’s also one of the most important rooms to upgrade if you’re looking to increase the value of the home. But a lot of people are held... Continue reading
Pexels - CC0 License It’s rare for people to like conflict, unless it comes in the form of an important defensive effort, or in a low-stakes environment, such as arguing politics with people online. You don’t have to have a worrisome disposition to avoid conflict either. Most of us know that the risk to reward ratio of getting involved in... Continue reading
It’s a new year, which means it’s a new chapter for many of our lives. It’s important to look at the road ahead, from time to time, and to think about what we’re going to be doing at the end of the year, in five years, in a decade, and so on. You might start to realise that your working... Continue reading
Buying a new home is one of the things many of us look for in our lives, and there are so many ideas you should be looking at to make the most of this. Try to understand what it takes to help you make the perfect choice when getting the right property for you. This is a big undertaking, and... Continue reading
Despite the inevitability of aging, most people dream of enjoying their sunset years, socially engaged, productive, and healthy. However, old age also comes with unique and somewhat surprising health conditions. Pixabay – CC0 License Most of these senior conditions are degenerative with subtle symptoms that can sneak up on you. The key to outsmarting your age is greater health vigilance,... Continue reading
As a mom you already worry about your little ones, of course it is completely natural as a parent, but when they start to feel unwell you will be even more concerned! So here are some tips to look out for if you think they are not well and need to be seen by a doctor. Check their temperature Generally... Continue reading
Photos by Pixababy on Pexels Buying a second home is an investment, you may be planning to rent the home or use it as a vacation home. However, before you sign off there are a few things that you need to be certain about so that you can be sure that you are making the right decision. A careful look... Continue reading
Image Credit For every loving mother, nothing beats the feeling of seeing your family healthy and happy. From the hearty laughter of children to smiles on your spouse’s face, a healthy and happy family is a fortress. You may have seen beautiful portraits of happy, smiley families and found yourself asking why yours cannot be the same. The dirty socks... Continue reading
Buying a home is possibly the biggest and most important investment a person will ever make. Here are some tips so that you can reach that amazing moment of accessing a home of your own, with your money, at the right time. Photo: Unsplash If you are in a position to save, even if it is only a small portion... Continue reading
Our mindset controls a huge portion of our lives believe it or not. If we think bad about something then it will often turn out to be the case. The same can be said for if we feel positive about a situation or where our lives are headed. It’s guaranteed that the good times will continue. It also has a... Continue reading
If we want to live our best life, then it’s important that we’re actively managing our health. This is something that might take care of itself when we’re young, but by the time that we’re adults, it’s something that we need to have a firm grip on. The good news is that all this really requires is a little bit... Continue reading
Pixabay License Free for commercial use No attribution required If there is one thing that is a great deal of fun, it is decorating your home! Playing around with different textures and colors can be incredibly exciting. One thing that you do need to give a lot of thought to is the color scheme in your home. It is important... Continue reading
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Moving house is stressful! That will be old news to you, we're sure, because if you have moved house in your life already, you will undoubtedly have experienced stress in some capacity. From the stresses that come from selling your home to the trials and tribulations of moving day itself, there is much that can cause us to feel overwhelmed,... Continue reading
Image Credit In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a drastic change in many daily routines, with many referring to it as the “new normal.” One of the most drastic changes the pandemic has brought is the shift from the traditional working environment to remotely working from home. Interestingly, in 2018, about 65% of respondents said they... Continue reading
It’s never easy to make choices. This is especially true when it comes to your own life because you’re worried about getting it wrong. Often, we make the wrong choices, and that’s completely fine because it’s how we learn. But, there is a difference between making the wrong choice and making a bad choice which is what you need to... Continue reading
For many of us, the cold weather can be much fun! After all, there's skiing and snowboarding to do. At the same time, those of us that prefer the indoors can cozy up with a big mug of hot chocolate and some marshmallows. However, whatever way you wish to spend the winter months, one thing remains constant - the need... Continue reading
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When struggling to take a meal during your first pregnancy trimester, straining to go to the bathroom, and dealing with your changing body, exercising may be the last thing in your mind. However, exercising regularly throughout your pregnancy is essential for both you and the baby. Exercising will help to improve your posture and also decrease some discomforts like fatigue... Continue reading