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Health Insurance Exchanges – What They Mean For You

by Mackenzie on September 26, 2013

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Recently I was able to sit in on a webinar to discuss the new health care reform which begins October 1st. Some things I was aware of and some I was not so I wanted to share with you what October 1st will bring to the health care industry and […]

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When Your Foster Child Moves On

by Mackenzie on September 4, 2013

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Fostering a child or young person can be one of the most challenging yet rewarding things you can do with your life. It takes a truly brave and caring soul to be able to do this challenging, but much-needed, role. When your foster child moves on, it can be a […]

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If you know me and my blog, then you know that I only coupon realistically, to help my budget and to feed my family. And any extra couponing I do is purely for helping others including the Food Bank. I do not believe in huge stock piles like shown on […]

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Take Care Of Your Refrigerator And Your Health

by Mackenzie on July 7, 2013

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This summer with the heat rising be sure to check your food and refrigerator in order to prevent food born illnesses and have a safe summer. Here are some ideas: Check to ensure the temperature of the refrigerator is at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below. The freezer should be set […]

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How To Prepare Your Grill For This Summer

by Mackenzie on June 26, 2013

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Summer has officially started which means Fourth of July, family get togethers and plenty of barbeques! Since you may not have used your grill all winter (especially those of us in the North) it is important that you employ good safety practices when preparing to grill food for the summer […]

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The Morning Muse – Summer Time and Posts

by Mackenzie on June 25, 2013

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It is officially Summer and with the last day of school past us we are in the chaos of having children home for the summer with nothing to do. As a way to help with the summer-time lack of routine and their apparent boredom I have created themed weeks to […]

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Since summer is literally two weeks away it means many of us will be hosting a yard sale in an effort to clean the house out. Therefore I am re-posting this article I wrote last year to help with any new readers that are thinking of having their own yard […]

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In honor of Memorial Day I wanted to share some things that you can do to support the military families while their loved one is away at war or support the families after their loved one has given the ultimate sacrifice. Operation Shower This non-profit organization helps host baby showers […]

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