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    Use your Love Language to Celebrate Valentines Day

    Each year when Valentine’s Day rolls around you start seeing the same gift ideas pop up in nearly every store: chocolate in the shape of a heart, stuffed bears and greeting cards. But have you really asked yourself, “What would my significant other actually enjoy?” Maybe it’s not a gift but it’s a planned date […]

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    Handling major life changes

    In the 1960s, researchers Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe studied the potential link between stressful life events and illness. After examining the medical records of thousands of patients, Holmes and Rahe discovered that there was a strong correlation between the two, ultimately developing the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale. Holmes and Rahe found that the […]

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    7 Gift Ideas for the Mom in Your Life

    The moms in our lives are pretty special ladies. That’s what makes giving them a gift on Mother’s Day so difficult. It can’t be just any cute coffee mug or vanilla candle. They want something unique that says, “Hey mom… We put some time and thought into your gift.” Well we’ve got you covered – […]

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    Why 'Balanced Couponing’ is Fraud

    “Dear Jill, A friend of mine told me she learned a new way to use coupons called ‘Balanced Couponing.’ She said she spends much less time planning coupon trips and is taking home more free stuff than ever. Can you teach us about Balanced Couponing? I would like to save a lot of money without […]

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    Keeping it (Mostly) Clean

      “Mommy! Can I do Play Dough?” my four-year-old yelled yesterday, right after I finished cleaning all of the floors in my home. What I wanted to yell back was, “Heck no! I just spent two hours scrubbing the floors, you will sit in the corner and look at my clean floors for the rest […]

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