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Month: March 2012

Best Free Stuff This Week

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This week, I’ve been scouring the web for free stuff. I checked other sites so you don’t have to. What’s better than free stuff? Here are some of the best free things this week. Don’t wait too long because some of these offers expire soon. Have a great weekend! Enjoy! Free Every Day with Rachael […] Read more…

My 5 Favorite Netflix Streaming Shows

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As some of you may know, I have been living without TV since September of last year. As a former TV junkie, I was surprised at how easy the transition was. Being a mom and running this blog keeps me very busy. Not being sucked into watching a show on TV helps with productivity and […] Read more…

Where to Find Cheaper Office Supplies


When I moved, I lost my printer ink refills so I had to buy more. I’ve actually haven’t had to buy ink for a long time because my husband’s friend worked for the printer company and gave me a bag of ink cartridges, which lasted me 5 years! I knew printer ink cartridges were expensive […] Read more…

Energy Saving Tips for Modern Living

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Anyone who keeps even a modest budget knows the one big killer. No, it’s not the biggest expenses. It’s the unpredictable ones. Those can come in two forms. The first, and most detrimental, is the unforeseen expense. The other is the fluctuating expense — you know, the ones that recur every month, but change in […] Read more…

Is There Pink Slime in Your Ground Beef?

is there pink slime in your ground beef

I remember watching Jamie Oliver’s (aka The Naked Chef) Food Revolution TV show about how some ground beef is treated with ammonia. His show is about revolutionizing the way we feed our kids, less processed foods, more freshly cooked meals. It’s disturbing to know what’s really in our food. And if you’ve ever watched the […] Read more…

Meeting Jake Shimabukuro


As a work at home mom, I don’t get out much to do fun things. So it was quite a treat, this past Wednesday night, to meet ukulele virtuoso, Jake Shimabukuro, for the second time! I met him 2 years ago after his performance at a local jazz club. I told Jake that I wished […] Read more…