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3rd. Annual Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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The Holiday season is right around the corner! I was shocked when I was out running errands yesterday, to see Holiday Decorations up on the light poles at our local shopping center. We hadn’t even celebrated Halloween yet and there they were! Anyways with the Holidays creeping up on us. It’s that time of year to open […]

What’s New with Deb

I know it’s been a while, but I’ve been a little busy. I have a been working and the days I have off all I want to do is rest, spend time with the hub’s/family and clean. I really haven’t had the time to blog and part of me misses it. There seems to be […]

How-to earn while blogging with Swagbucks

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Did you know that millions of people are earning money and other rewards just for giving their opinion on everyday things? From your preferred laundry detergent to the type of lipstick you wear to the potatoes you make for dinner to the gasoline you put in your car, companies want to know what you buy, […]

Where in the World are you Deb?

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Have you been asking yourself, “where in the world is Deb?” I promise I haven’t been swallowed up by the earth, or snatched up by little green men. I am here and doing great! If you follow me on Facebook you might have seen an update status with me mumbling about goals, New Year resolutions […]

Happy New Year! How do the McConnell’s plan to celebrate?

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Well it’s New Years eve and as of this very second the McConnell household is still undecided as to how we’re going to ring in the New Year! I know… crazy right? We had planned to do what we’ve done for the past 5 plus years, which is to go over to our friends house […]

Startup Investing and How it’s changed over the years

I am not an expert in investing by no means, but this past year I’ve read more about crowd-funding and worked with a few companies that offer startup type investing. So I decided to look a little deeper into the world of Startup Investing and share some of the things I’ve learned with you my […]

Stainless steel.. good for?

Like the pen, steel casters are small but incredibly mighty. Whether you need to move your desk chair (while you’re in it, no less), pull out your refrigerator to sweep out beneath it, or move industrial-sized machinery, it’s the integration of steel casters that makes moving these and other heavy items manageable. Originally designed for […]

Niice Stuff Holiday Gift Guide Holiday Giveaway

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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product. It’s always so inspiring when I come across a brand that gives back to the community. Even better when they give back to a […]

Holiday Fun for Everyone with Laser Pegs

Laser Pegs - Educational Series

My granddaughter Kayden is in the early reading stage, she’s learning simple sight words and is doing great at putting together 3 or 4 word sentences. It’s amazing watching her practicing and learning. I love the way her little eyes sparkle when she gets a word right. It’s moments like these that a mother and […]

Holiday Parties and My Little Black Dress

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I love the holidays! I love spending time with family and gatherings with friends. I also love all the holiday parties we attend each year. We normally attend 2 dressy type parties and a casual party. The casual party is always the easy one I normally will wear a nice pair of slacks and a […]