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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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There are few car-owners who would voluntarily give up their vehicle; it simply provides too many advantages. However, there’s one aspect that people would happily give up -- the cost. Because boy oh boy, those expenses can sure stack up. From the car itself to gasoline and maintenance, our cars can feel like something of a money pit. Fortunately, there... Continue reading
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You may have already made the choice to build from new or you may still be debating it. Either way, it can be hard to know where to begin. In order to design your own home, you need to know what you want to get out of it. Once you’ve sat down and figured out EXACTLY what’s important to you... Continue reading
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When you move into a new house or invest in some redecoration you want your home to look trendy. Consequently, people spend a lot of money on stylish home appliances for their kitchen. As kitchen appliances get used on such a frequent basis, the need for quality, style, and durability, is more important than ever. After all, nobody wants to... Continue reading
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Think of water damage and you instantly think about a horrible day in the fall or winter. They are the seasons that are the worst weather-wise, so that’s when it will happen. Summer is dry and warm and, therefore, not a threat. However, it’s not as if it doesn’t rain from June through August and beyond. And, when it does,... Continue reading
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Working pretty much every single weekday is a given. We need to get up and head-on into our jobs so that we can pay the bills and keep our heads focused on something. Not working always sounds nice until you’re sat at home for too long. You end up almost begging to get back into the swing of things. You’ve... Continue reading
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome is something which is common in many people, and it is a digestive issue which can often cause a lot of pain and discomfort to the person who suffers. This is often caused by an intolerance of certain foods, often known as FODMAP foods which include highly irritable ingredients like broccoli, garlic and onion. But how do... Continue reading
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Use Willing Beauty promo code TRYINJULY for 20% off! Save 20% off Willing Beauty skincare regimens! Visit willingbeauty.com/candy to save 20% with this promo code! Continue reading
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Some of us feel the cold more than others, and a cold house can make you feel miserable during the colder months. Here are some easy tricks to help you stay warm at home and out and about when temperatures are plunging. Make your heating is in good working order. Make sure to have it serviced regularly to keep it... Continue reading
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It's summertime, which means one thing is certainly going on in your neighborhood, and it's people taking care of the front of their homes. With the sun permitting your grass to flourish and your flowers to blossom, some cutting and pruning is necessary. But your flowers aren't the only part of the exterior of your home that could do with... Continue reading
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The only thing that’s certain in life is that you exist. The rest is completely open to interpretation. So, as this is all we can really be sure of, we might as well spend as much time here as we can, right? It’s a weird and oh so wonderful place, this planet. It’s as though we’ve been thrown into this... Continue reading
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You know you’re getting older when you start looking around for the little things in life that are going to make life easier for you. A smart speaker to remind you when you need to go and get that check-up, off the shelf reading glasses that bring your book back into focus. It’s the little things that help. Today we’re... Continue reading
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Life can be hard at times, there is no denying that. We all go through bad patches where we feel that there is no way out. It could be something we suffer with mentally or even a physical situation that is bringing us down. But the truth is that we can all go through these things and make it out... Continue reading
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Getting older is just one of those things we all encounter. However, in most cases, it can just seem like we blink and we are ten years older. Our children grow up, our lives change constantly and so can the way we feel and the way we look. We can all endure some of the most common things listed below.... Continue reading
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An estimated 40 million Americans take out personal loans each year with another 12 million turning to payday loans based on reports from the financial sector. Over the last several years, lenders have branched out to offer a number of options for those in need of extra cash. Many have also taken measures to cater to a broader range of... Continue reading
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Summer is here and it’s time for us to Enjoy the sunshine, time with family, and adventure. The children are about to break up for the summer holidays and this means that it is time for some fun summer activities with kids throughout July. Today we want to share our top July checklist of activities you and the kids should... Continue reading
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Nobody wants to think about getting old. The sad fact of the matter is that we all will do. The funny thing about time is, it seems to move really slowly when we are younger. Then, the older we get, the faster it moves. The first day in anyone's life is a long time. It's all of the time that... Continue reading
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If you are keen to be as environmentally friendly as possible, then you will be aware that the place you need to start is at home. As long as you are being green at home, it’s likely you are making the biggest difference that you can, so that is absolutely the best place to begin. Of course, it’s one thing... Continue reading
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Anyone with a senior in their life, whether it be a parent, another family member, or close loved one, there will come a time when considerations must be made to ensure the loved one’s needs are being met. As a person ages, it can become more difficult for them to do the things they once did. There may also be... Continue reading
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When it comes to trying to obtain the trendiest interior design, we think the best person to call is a professional interior designer. It’s true that those involved professionally in interior design tend to know the most tips and tricks regarding making the inside of a home piece together perfectly. After all, they went to school specifically for interior design.... Continue reading
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A wedding for both the bride and groom can be stressful enough but what about those guests will children. It's great if children are invited but it can be somewhat of a challenge to keep them entertained throughout the day. Here are a few tips to keep them under control so that everyone can have a fun day out. Hire... Continue reading
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Seeing that positive sign on a pregnancy test will feel incredibly exciting, but at the same time you may start to feel overwhelmed about what the next nine months means and what you have to come for your future. Pregnancy will be different for everyone that is for sure, and there are so many things that you can do to... Continue reading
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If you're looking to work your way up the ladder of the property market, then you're going to want to increase the value of your home. Whether you're going to be living there long term or moving onto the next step reasonably soon, there are still similar ways that you can maximize the value of where you live now. Have... Continue reading
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Buying your children clothing can easily become very expensive. This is especially the case when you have to buy them a whole new wardrobe. If you want to save money on that then here are a few tips that will help you to get started. Shop at the Back of the Store The first thing that you need to do... Continue reading
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Consuming too much sugar can have a negative impact upon your health and quality of life at any age, but the risks are much more dangerous for children as they are still growing and are especially sensitive. It’s your responsibility as a parent to ensure they are eating the right foods that contain naturally occurring sources of sugar rather than... Continue reading
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Looking for new health insurance is something that a lot of people continually put off until it is too late. They only realize that their cover isn’t all that great once they fall ill and need to rely on their policy. Obviously, that isn’t the time when you should be finding out what all the issues are with the insurance... Continue reading