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The Holiday KISS – Ways to Keep It Simple

Thanks to my high school English teacher, I have a mantra to help me survive this holiday season – the K.I.S.S. formula – Keep It Simple Stupid. I don’t know about you, but Halloween and all the hoopla around it was ridiculous! From the Booing, the Trunk-or-Treating, the Book-O-Ween school parades, the neighborhood block parties, to candy donations, to […]

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Mom without Margin

A Mom Without Margin

Stressed. Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Maxed-out. Overloaded. Just a few symptoms of a mom without margin in her life.  What is margin?  I’m not talking about the nice white border around a sheet of notebook paper, or the financial banking term. I’m talking about the margin, or space, around our life which provides us with cushion. According […]

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Father's Day Gift Ideas

Top 10 Father’s Day Gifts for 2014

Now that Mother’s Day is behind us, it’s time to celebrate the fathers. From our dads, to our stepfathers, to the father of our children and even to those men who Hallmark thoughtfully says, “You’re like a father to me” men — we will celebrate all of these fathers on Sunday, June 15th. For more […]

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Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide

The Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again! The month of May seems to be a popular wedding month and like many of my Facebook friends, my husband and I celebrated our 13th wedding Anniversary on May 19th. We met in New York City almost 17 years ago, and we’ve experienced many ups and downs in these […]

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