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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Amazon Echo Look: The Follow-Up to Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot

Amazon Echo Look_ The Follow-Up to Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot

If you own and use an Amazon Echo or an Amazon Dot like I do, you’re probably pretty impressed with the things Alexa can do. And now Amazon is introducing a follow-up product that sounds intriguing. Continue reading

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South American Souvenirs

South America Cruise souvenirs

South American souvenirs are different from things you’d pick up in the Caribbean islands or in Europe. Continue reading

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