Go a Step Ahead on Planning Your Garden, Even if it’s Snowing

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I know its winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about gardening. Our winter gardening advice? Go through various gardening catalogs and deciding what plants you want to grow in the coming year. This is a great start but why not take a step further? Winter is a perfect time to review what worked […]

5 Car Upgrades You Can Do on the Cheap

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You may not drive the junkiest jalopy on the street, but the 2005 hybrid you inherited from your aunt certainly isn’t the high-performance sports car you’ve always dreamed of owning. While turning that Prius into something resembling a Porsche is going to take more power than a fairy godparent can supply, with a handful of […]

Perfect Winter Lawn Care Help from TruGreen

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for TruGreen. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As a homeowner who loves to work in the yard and maintain our lawn, I know too well how time consuming it can be. The payoff is very rewarding though, even in […]

The Garden Patch GrowBox Review

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I received this item for the purposes of this review. Opinions are my own. Have you ever heard of The Garden Patch GrowBox? I have seen the ad but was never quite sure what it was exactly. I had looked online and thought maybe someday I will check it out but it never got beyond […]

Freshen Your Car with PERK Vent Wrap

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PERK for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Having an unexplainable odor or a sudden rush of yucky smell can be a big distraction when driving. At least for me; I find myself looking around to find the source of the stench. That’s not […]

The My Spy Birdhouse Review

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I received The My Spy Birdhouse for review purposes. Opinions are my own.  My whole family was excited to receive the newest addition to our bird watching collection, The My Spy Birdhouse. This birdhouse is coveted by bird watchers because it lets you see the birds in their natural element without disturbing them or letting […]

Things Your Garden Could Use

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For those of you who have gardens or want to start a garden, there is some things that a garden should have in order to produce an abundance of flowers, shrubs, or even edible fruits and vegetables. Before you decide on what type of vegetation you would like to grow, it is important that you […]

Tips for Designing A Children Friendly Backyard

Tips for Designing A Children Friendly Backyard

Every parent is aware of the fact the children are a bundle of energy and they need space to let this energy out. In other words, the need to be able to exercise and play in these growing years. A lot of parents don’t really have the time and energy to make frequent outdoor trips […]

BGCA & Amway: POSITIVE SPROUTS

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The Boys & Girls Club of America has always been a positive influence. With the new partnership with Amway, and the POSITIVE SPROUTS program it’s better than ever. Let me tell you why. Why I Appreciate the POSITIVE SPROUTS Program    Growing up, both John and I had parents who struggled to make ends meet. Our mom’s […]