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11 Smart Ways to Save Money

Photo by Helena Lopes from Pexels We’d all like to have a little more cash in our bank accounts, but when it comes to getting it, we usually look at our salaries, and wonder how we can get it bumped up a little. While there are ways to get a raise — and is, indeed, recommended to ask at certain points — it is not actually the best method. The best way is to reduce the amount that you spend. It’s much easier to keep the money that you have, rather than trying to find more of it. In this blog, we’re going …

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When Kitchen Appliances Are Just Out to Get You!

Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay Back in the day, before we had what is sometimes referred to as ‘white goods’ dotted around our kitchen, life for the busy parent must have been a nightmare.  For older generations, having a big family of 6 or 8 children was perfectly normal, just imagine trying to cook and wash for so many people, with the limited appliances that were available then.  Many Moms today worry about a few days back log of washing and ironing for a family of 4, but with so many helpful appliances available, laundry can be …

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Five Tips for When You’re Moving a House

Moving out of a house can be something you do a number of times in your life, and it’s important to do everything correctly in order for less to go wrong when the moving day comes. From who you pick to move your furniture, to the long list of things you’ll need to get done in order to make the transition from your old property to the new one as seamless as possible. Here are five tips for when you’re moving house. Pick The Right Moving Company The right moving company is essential to your house move going as swiftly …

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A (Cheap) Guide to Family Fun in Los Angeles

I am one of the rare unicorns that was actually born in Los Angeles. Yes, I was born and raised in the city of angels and will always consider it home. However, I haven’t actually lived in Los Angeles for over 15 years. Now that I have a young family of my own, I see the city in a new light and it has forced me to rediscover it. The problem is, traveling is expensive and Los Angeles is a pricey city. So that is why I have teamed up today with CheapOair to shed light on their fantastic deals …

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Quick Guide to Cocktail Party Hosting

Image by bridgesward from Pixabay  Hosting a cocktail party is a popular choice for a social gathering, and has been for a number of years. It is something that is a little more low-key and relaxed compared to hosting a meal, with a little less to plan. It can have a much more relaxed vibe compared to a dinner party, but can still be just as enjoyable as any other kind of social gathering (especially if you get the cocktails just right). However, there are still a few tips and tricks that will help you to make sure that your cocktail party goes …

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

This post was sponsored by King’s Hawaiian as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We are moments away from the big game and preparations are in full swing. If you are planning a football viewing party this weekend and need to fill the menu, then I have just the recipe! The dish is easy to make, delicious to munch, and right on theme. With the always delectable King’s Hawaiian Pre-Sliced Slider Buns as inspiration, I created Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders… Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders Time: 10 …

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Special thanks to Heluva Good! Dip for partnering with me to create this post. All opinions and shenanigans are my own. The Big Game is upon us and it is time to get prepared! Do you have all the essentials? You will need your team’s jersey, a set of fun friends for the viewing party, and delicious snacking to keep you energized. Lucky for you, I have teamed up with one of my favorite brands, Heluva Good! Dip, to create two delicious Game Day dippers to compliment the flavors. Who fancies a bit of Spicy Tomato and Garlic Parmesan Twists?! …

The Cauliflower Hash Brown Swap

The Cauliflower Hash Brown Swap

I’ve partnered with Green Giant as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Last year, I read an article that had surveyed psychologists, trying to find tips and tricks to keeping New Year’s Resolutions. Their advice? Keep it simple and swap! And seriously, this is some sound advice. I started implementing this theory last year and it’s made a world of difference. Especially with food! From swapping out fries for an apple or soda for sparkling water, it’s actually been a great way to keep balance in my life. So with this new …