Escape Room: A Unique and Interesting Adventure with Friends

Escape Room A Unique and Interesting Night Out with Friends

Escape rooms (also known as escape games) have been springing up everywhere. If you’ve never heard of them or experienced one, keep reading… Continue reading

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9 MORE Super Fun Fundraising Ideas to Raise Big Bucks

9 MORE Super Fun Fundraising Ideas

If you want to raise funds for a charitable cause, employee services association at work, or any other reason, sometimes it’s hard to hit on a winning idea. Here are 9 MORE Super Fun Fundraising Ideas to supplement my original post of 16 Super Fun Fundraising Ideas. Continue reading

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Super Fun Fundraising: Make Money with a 2017 Eclipse Fundraiser

Super Fun Fundraising: Make Money with a 2017 Eclipse Fundraiser

Who would have ever thought that a natural phenomenon would be the source of so many super-fun fundraising possibilities…? And the opportunity for an eclipse fundraiser doesn’t come along very often, either!

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Super Fun Fundraiser: Container Garden Contest and Silent Auction


Fun Fundraiser Container Garden Contest and Silent AuctionA container garden contest and silent auction is a unique and fun fundraiser that can produce big results; I coordinated this event in my workplace at a government agency and it was an incredible hit. Continue reading

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Decluttering and Organizing the Refrigerator: An Amazing Transformation

Decluttering and Organizing the Refrigerator: An Amazing Transformation

As part of my home decluttering project (OK, it was my 2016 New Year’s resolution, but who says it can’t continue in 2017?) I recently took my frig from chaos to calm. Decluttering and organizing the refrigerator resulted in an amazing transformation. Continue reading

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16 Helpful Tips for a Broken Leg, Broken Foot or Broken Ankle

16 Helpful Tips for a Broken Leg, Broken Foot or Broken AnkleIf you have a broken ankle, broken leg or broken foot, chances are it’s a new experience — and you can use some helpful tips to make life as easy as possible during your recovery. Continue reading

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Thrift Store Treasures #9 — Great Bargain Finds

Thrift Store Treasures #9

The pace of my thrift store shopping has slowed a little, but my excitement about thrift store treasures will never diminish! Continue reading

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Fitbit Charge 2 Review: Vastly Superior to Fitbit Charge HR

Fitbit Charge 2 Review: This model is vastly superior to Fitbit HRMy Fitbit Charge HR got waterlogged recently (don’t turn upside down in a kayak while wearing it) and quit working, so I had to buy a new fitness tracker. Another Charge HR wasn’t an option — since it’s being discontinued — so I chose a Fitbit Charge 2 to replace it. The following Fitbit Charge 2 review describes the new features and improvements that make it vastly superior to the Fitbit Charge HR. Continue reading

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Second Women’s Kayaking and Hiking Weekend in Brevard: Wonderful Except for the Near-Death Experience

Second Womens Hiking and Kayaking Weekend Wonderful Except for the Near Death Experience

Recently came back from a second women’s kayaking and hiking weekend in Brevard, North Carolina, and it was great — except for the near-death experience… Continue reading

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Beware of Thin-Soled Sandals: What to Do When You Get Blisters on the Balls of Your Feet

Beware of Thin-Soled Sandals_ What to Do When You Get Blisters on Balls of Feet

There are so many cute sandals! But before you buy the next pair, keep this in mind: sandals with ultra-thin soles can result in days of misery! Continue reading

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