Living In A Bubble: Why I Like My Happy Place

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We talked this weekend about the Malaysia Flight and other major issues happening in our world today. Up until Saturday I really did not have much information on what was happening with the missing flight or anything else. You see, I am a work at home mom. My day consists of working online in specific areas and chatting online with specific people. It includes animated shows like FROZEN playing … [Read more...]

Discussing the Big ‘D’ Word (Depression is Real)

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I struggled to find a title for this post. It could have been many titles. Nothing fully encompasses what I am going to share. This is hard, but this is real. My blog tag line is "a real mom sharing real experiences" So I felt I needed to share this real part of my life with you. I know I am not alone. I hate discussing the big 'd' word...depression. I feel like I am saying a dirty four letter … [Read more...]

How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. It was a guarantee! It didn't mater where I was going! After living in a 20 mile radius for 30 years we knew everyone! At times it was annoying but usually I loved … [Read more...]

Kids and Cellphones: The Right Way To Do It & The Best Wireless Plan #shop #cbias

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Kids with cell phones, it's a tricky thing. I will admit that I have been against kids having phone for years. Over the last few years, as cell phones have become more common, my husband an I have been certain that our children would not get a phone.  Then, in what seemed like the blink of an eye, our daughter started growing up and things changed. She is now in after school activities, … [Read more...]

Finding Comfort In The Storm

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Last night we had a bad storm. It was the kind with the howling winds, lightning that lights up the room, thunder that shakes the walls and knocks out power. Both me and my husband had stayed up late working and were just going to bed when it got bad. When the power went out my first thought was my kids. They like to sleep with lots of lights on so I knew I needed to do something so they would not … [Read more...]

My Skin Gets Some Love & Sparkles! My Search For The Perfect Lotion

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It happened! They said it would happen but I didn't believe it. I am talking about getting older and things changing. It has happened! When I turned 30 things slowly started to change with my body. Now that I am in my thirties I can not only feel the changes but see them too. My biggest complaint right now is my skin! It used to be so smooth and healthy looking. Now it is dry, rough and bumpy and … [Read more...]

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