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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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Now that winter is on the way and the cold weather is here, it’s important that you start preparing your home. It’s going to start getting cold very quickly and if you aren’t ready, your house will be freezing, especially at night. If you are worried about the cold weather, here are a few important tips for keeping your home... Continue reading
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It's the most rewarding job you could be doing, but also undeniably one of the most exhausting. With recent research revealing that the average mom gets just seventeen minutes of ‘me time’ a day, it's easy to see why most mothers are running on empty. Despite living in supposedly equal times, the lions share of physical, mental and emotional labour... Continue reading
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A vehicle is essentially an extension of our home. While it lacks many of the assets and facilities of our home, like a bathroom and a bed, a car still acts as our private property. In fact, many of us treat our car like it’s room. We might store certain belongings in our vehicle or even decorate the inside or... Continue reading
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Time, time, time. It’s the one thing none of us can purchase more of as a raw resource. This is unfortunate, but it also does give us the motivation to make the most of our days and years respectively. The beauty of saving time and also staying in the present is a tightrope we must all walk. Additionally, saving time... Continue reading
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The course of true love never runs smooth. We all like to think that marriage means a forever union between two people. But, the sad reality is that many marriages end up failing. You are likely reading this blog post today because you feel like your marriage is heading for divorce. Relationship breakdowns happen for various reasons. Still, one thing... Continue reading
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No mom embraces bad behavior. We all sympathize with moms holding tantruming toddlers, and smile encouragingly at parents who get called into the classroom after school. All the while, we thank goodness our children aren’t like that. Then, the worst happens. Seemingly overnight, your well-behaved angel starts acting out. Most often, we punish, fight, and drive ourselves mad over this.... Continue reading
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If you suffer from stress or anxiety, then you may feel as though sometimes your feelings get the better of you. This can cause you major problems, but there are a few ways that you can try and help yourself to curb those feelings while also benefiting your health. Workout This may sound contradictory, but putting physical stress on your... Continue reading
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Not every home has a kitchen that is equipped enough to cater for a growing family, and this can have a huge effect on the success of dinner time each day. Designing the most functional yet aesthetically pleasing kitchen for you and your little ones to make the most of may seem somewhat impossible, but luckily there are several things... Continue reading
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If you feel as though you are constantly running around after everyone else, then you may feel as though you have barely any time left for yourself. This is the last thing that you need because your mental health may start to suffer and at times, you may even feel utterly exhausted. Get Moving It doesn’t matter whether you need... Continue reading
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When our children attend school, public or private, there are many lessons we teach them to help them navigate this new social space. Of course we tell them to trust their teachers and to always mention if they are experiencing something that makes them feel bad. But it can be hard as a parent to fully defend against bullying or... Continue reading
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Home appliances are expensive. Washing machines, dishwashers, TV’s, dryers, ovens, fridges and freezers and all of those other appliances that we’ve come to rely on are essentials. If you’ve got a young family, you probably can’t see how you would ever manage without them. But, chances are with a family at home, these appliances, and the others that make your... Continue reading
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Your kitchen is arguably the hub of the home. So much can happen in there. From preparation of meals to children doing their homework. A meeting point in a morning or a place to gather and unwind in the evening. When it comes to remodeling any room, it's a good idea to have a plan of what you want to... Continue reading
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We all suffer from weight gain at some point in our life. For some, it can be a hard thing to stay at the preferred size, and it can be even harder to lose the fat that has likely built up noticeably, around other areas of the blog. Here’s how to help you lose that stubborn fat. Try Getting Help... Continue reading
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Little ones worry just like we do. While they may not have bills to pay or meals to cook, they still have plenty to deal with. Parents like to see their children as carefree and joyful, but regardless of their age, they all have worries to face. Those worries might be different from yours, but they will affect your kids... Continue reading
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When you own a home with a lot of property, it can offer you a number of unique advantages. Ample space can provide you with the room you need to host gatherings or simply get outdoors and enjoy a beautiful day with a book. Of course, you might want to maximize how you utilize your outdoor space. To achieve this... Continue reading
Busy moms everywhere know that finding enough time in the day to take the best care of everyone in the family's health can be tough. Of course, some issues cannot be ignored, including oral health. Something that goes for the adults as well as kids! In fact, you can find out how to take the best care of everyone in... Continue reading
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Having your own home is all fun and games to begin with. You’ll be so excited to live in your own home, and you’ll love the freedom it gives you in the beginning. But when you really get into the swing of things, you’ll notice that the happiness turns into stress upon stress. It’s all well and good paying the... Continue reading
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Yes, it's easier said than done. With the numerous pains in your back, swollen feet, and feeling so very tired, people telling you that you “need to relax” doesn't just seem rude, but it seems downright insulting. But we do need to learn to relax, especially that there is such an impact on our baby if we go through the... Continue reading
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Save 20% on a Willing Beauty and Willa skin care purchase with this Willing Beauty promo code link for 20% off. It's a refer-a-friend special link that gets you 20% off your skin care purchase! Willing Beauty discount code Continue reading
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Change is inevitable, but that doesn't make it any easier. While children are very good at adapting to new situations, they can also be really affected by big changes in their lives, and it's important to acknowledge that and make sure that you make it as easy as possible for them. Give Them Time to Prepare While preparation isn't always... Continue reading
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Rules are made to be broken, right? Not where your finances are concerned! If you want to build wealth and have a better financial future, there are some rules you really do need to follow. Such as? Well, consider the following examples. By adhering to them, you should have less financial worries now, and in the months and years to... Continue reading
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Kitchens are full of hazards, which can make them dangerous places for kids. Some parents don’t allow kids in the kitchen – however this isn’t always an option if you need to cook or clean whilst monitoring your kids. By taking a few safety precautions and adding a few playful distractions, you may be able to make your kitchen a... Continue reading
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If you're recovering from an injury and you're looking for a bit of advice to help speed up your rehabilitation then don't worry, you have come to the right place. Whether you've just experienced your injury or you've been healing for months, there are several things you can do to speed up the recovery process. With that in mind, here... Continue reading
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If you're recovering from an injury and you're looking for a bit of advice to help speed up your rehabilitation then don't worry, you have come to the right place. Whether you've just experienced your injury or you've been healing for months, there are several things you can do to speed up the recovery process. With that in mind, here... Continue reading
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There are so many things to think about before a baby arrives. You’re probably feeling quite overwhelmed by it all. The prospect of giving birth is daunting in itself, but that’s not the thing you have to plan. Some people do have a birth plan, of course, but it’s the journey afterwards that really requires planning. If you want to... Continue reading