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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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The ongoing global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 outbreak has significantly affected the lives of people all across the world in many ways. One of the most challenging situations that many people face is the government imposed lockdowns and restrictions brought in to try and halt the spread of the virus. As a result, many schools have closed, healthcare is... Continue reading
Image Credit If you’re a parent, you’ll know just how naturally inquisitive children are. Whether it’s exploring new places to showing off to their friends, children can get up to all sorts, but sometimes their mischief can lead them to have an injury. As much of a careful parent you are, it can often be difficult to keep your child... Continue reading
Pexels Being confident in yourself isn’t always an easy task. It can be challenging to do so when you don’t feel good enough and are constantly comparing your life to others. A lack of confidence can be detrimental to your mental health and well-being. The good news is that you can implement actions that will allow you to boost your... Continue reading
When it comes to picking a gift, a lot of people tend to go with an edible treat when they’re struggling to come up with an idea. After all, edibles are always appreciated and you have the choice of going for something cheap and affordable or super expensive. However, if you’ve ever tried to give an edible gift to someone... Continue reading
Image credit. Water is essential to every single human being on Earth. It is the number one need which we all share; our access to it every single day is essential. In developed countries, we have access to water without even thinking twice about it - switch on the tap, and there it is, every single time. But what happens... Continue reading
When you are looking at houses to buy, you are always going to come across those that seem absolutely perfect, if only that they are a little outside of your price range. This can be a disconcerting experience, and you can find yourself feeling as though there must be a way to make it happen and to get hold of... Continue reading
At some point in your life, you’re going to have to move homes. We’re sure that you’ve already done it at least once, but there are some moves that are harder than others. You become attached to some places, they are your home and the place that you feel most safe in the world, but the time will always come... Continue reading
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Sometimes, the best thing about living in a tight community is the street parties and community fun you can have. Getting together as a community is far harder because of COVID-19, but that doesn't mean that you cannot have fun with a street party that you all plan together. Socially-distanced street parties are the answer to the Coronavirus pandemic. You... Continue reading
Knowing the signs of an abusive relationship can be a big help for many people who aren't sure what these relationships look and feel like from the inside. Abuse is not always physical. Oftentimes, it’s emotional. This means the person experiencing abuse can sometimes convince themselves that it’s all in their minds, and that what they are experiencing really isn't... Continue reading
Many people will agree that mothers have the most important job in the world. Raising a family involves a lot more than just being there for your children. It requires a mother to wear many different hats. From being a full-time chef to a taxi driver, or from stepping in as an emergency nurse to lending a comforting ear when... Continue reading
https://unsplash.com/photos/cqAX2wlK-Yw You may come to a point in your life where you feel the insatiable need to remodel and renovate your home. There are plenty of great reasons to renovate, too. It can increase the value of your home; it can help modernize the property. A remodel will also help you fall in love with your home all over again.... Continue reading
When you’re a parent, life can get hectic. Sometimes, it’s difficult to find the time and the energy to look after yourself when you’re raising kids, but it’s crucial not to neglect your health and wellbeing. If you’re busy, or you’re short on time, here are the simplest ways to boost your health. Short bursts of exercise Most parents don’t... Continue reading
(Pixabay CC0) You want the best life for your kids, of course, and that is why teaching them good money habits while they're young is so important. The more you can do now, the better their life chances, as they might be more inclined to think realistically about the money they will one day have in their possession. So, what... Continue reading
If you have a child that is very fussy when it comes to mealtimes, it can be a worry. You might be concerned that your little darling isn’t getting the right nutrients if they prefer an entirely beige diet of pasta, bread and potatoes. To combat this lack of interest and desire to try new foods, you have to be... Continue reading
When you’re a mom, a working one or not, there are a lot of things to consider and organize. Keeping up with work, family life, home life, home work, extracurricular activities, as well as date nights, grocery shopping, and self-care, can be a real juggle. When you’re busy, you can just let the necessary things take over, but that isn’t... Continue reading
Moving to a new city can give you this sense of disorientation, this worrying feeling that you do not really belong there. Time will often help you overcome the initial shock, but periods after moving can be really difficult at first, especially if you have absolutely no idea what to do after a move. However, the relocation period does not... Continue reading
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The majority of people will have a small set of tools that they use, and if they need anything for DIY projects will buy them as they go. However, in the long run, it can become quite costly. Although we’re all out and enjoying the nice weather at the moment, the time of year when most people start or think... Continue reading
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A family home is filled with people and things that you love, meaning it’s absolutely essential that you can maintain a safe and secure environment to protect what is dearest to you. Staying safe requires action, but luckily there are just a few simple tips and tricks that you can utilise for ultimate peace of mind. So, if you would... Continue reading
In an attempt to make your home cozier, one of the things to consider is the flooring. Especially if you have kids around, you’ll need to use a material that can tolerate all the activity that will definitely occur on it. From vinyl to carpets, there are many options to choose from. However, one of the materials that are not... Continue reading
Pixabay - CCO Licence When your home is cozy and inviting, you always have the ideal place to relax, entertain guests, or enjoy time with your family. A welcoming home is remembered for all the right reasons, so it’s well worth taking the time to make your house as cozy as possible. With these handy tips, you can ensure your... Continue reading
Are you thinking about increasing the curb appeal of your home? This simply means ensuring that the exterior looks fantastic to those who are passing by on the curb or even driving past. It’s often a step that will be taken if you are selling the property in the hope that it attracts more views for your home. It will... Continue reading
How do you define freedom in your life? Is it doing what you want with your time? Does it mean socializing with whoever you want? Or is it avoiding the tyranny of others? Almost certainly, there are elements of all three of these ideas in your conception of it. For some, freedom is the ability to explore the world, live... Continue reading
When it comes to establishing good financial health, debt is one of the first things that we should focus on getting rid of. If we’re able to pay off all of our debts in a timely fashion, it can greatly improve our financial situation and give us more freedom and flexibility with our budget. However, getting out of debt is... Continue reading
Photo by Olga Guryanova on Unsplash When we’re ill, we put our trust in the hands of doctors, midwives, dentists, and other medical professionals. The vast majority of the time, we are cared for in a professional and compassionate way. Medical malpractice is a situation where a health care provider does not provide the appropriate level of treatment, does not... Continue reading
Kitchens are often regarded as the most important rooms of a household. For a family home, it is likely to be the room that brings together family members on a daily basis. Since the beginning of time, people have been eating together. Moments spent sharing food or drinks in your kitchen should be cherished. As Jona Lewie sang in his... Continue reading