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Vitamins… Never too Young to Start

Vitamins… Never too Young to Start

Wisdom is a wonderful thing… I’m just a little sad that it took me until I surpassed 40 before it started to kick in about some things. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I’m not smart. Actually, I’m a ve ...
Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

When I was growing up, I remember the battle we had between who got to tear off the top to the cereal box and at what point. At the time, by turning in the entire top to the cereal box, we helped our school get things like playground or gym ...
Kung Fu Breakfast for You

Kung Fu Breakfast for You

Has your summer been simply blowing by?  While summer should grant us with tons of opportunities to hang out, be lazy, enjoy family and spend quality time with the kids, somehow the sheer fact that we have kids prevents that from happening! ...
Framing Dad

Framing Dad

When our first child was born, my husband’s Asian business partners each gave us beautiful red envelopes and told us congratulations.  Inside, we found generous monetary gifts with currency containing the number 8 (a sign of good luck ...
Donuts for a Good Cause. Perfect.

Donuts for a Good Cause. Perfect.

When I was a kid, on special Sundays we would leave church and rush to the bakery behind the corner bar to pick up donuts.  If we dawdled too long, the best ones were always gone.  In some cases, all of them were gone. We didn’t get t ...
Getting Cozy in the Backyard With Kmart

Getting Cozy in the Backyard With Kmart

Each year, we undertake some kind of project around our house. Whether it be painting and updating a bedroom or something more major like a kitchen remodel. A few years ago, we decided to give some love to our much-neglected back yard. The ...
Winner – ProFlowers Gift Code

Winner – ProFlowers Gift Code

Thank you to everyone who entered the ProFlowers Giveaway.  In case you missed it, there’s also a $50 Shari’s Berries giveaway running which ends soon.  I’ve tried a few of their products and they’re delicious! Congr ...
Yes. Receiving Flowers IS Nice

Yes. Receiving Flowers IS Nice

It’s no secret that I’m kind of frugal.  I’ve always told my husband that I don’t want to be fawned on with flowers and chocolates because I’m sure there are better uses for our money.  Flowers eventually die a ...

I Have Something in my Eye!

When I was in high school, I finally was allowed to upgrade my bottle-thick glasses to contact lenses.  What a huge difference it was!  As time has gone by, I’ve changed the types of lenses I’ve used from the basic (traditional) ...
Hazelnut Cocoa Goodness

Hazelnut Cocoa Goodness

When we lived in California, I remember shopping one day at Cost Plus Imports and seeing my DH’s eyes just light up. He spotted Nutella Hazelnut spread and quickly reminisced with me about how they used to eat it all the time while li ...