While listening to the radio this morning, I heard the DJs mention that June 1st is “Say Something Nice Day.” Many listeners were calling in to thank the radio station for their program and sent warm wishes to others they had thought about like grandparents, parents, spouses, co-workers, etc. After thinking about it, it seems silly that… Continue reading June’s 30 Day Challenge Revealed
A few cents here, a few cents there….it doesn’t seem like much, but it adds up. When I can earn extra money by doing virtually nothing, I’m on board. Swagbucks is a website that pays you for things you are probably already doing like searching the web! One Swagbuck is equivalent to $0.01, but as most… Continue reading A Website that Allows you to Earn Cash By Searching, Surveying, and Shopping
As a middle school English teacher, I’ve read a lot of book over the years. Probably more pop culture and high interest types–think the Hunger Games or Harry Potter–than classics. I’ve read biographies, autobiographies, historical fiction, realistic fiction, science fiction, you name it, but I haven’t read any of these genres in the style of… Continue reading Try This Style of Writing for Your Next Read: It’s probably something you don’t even realize interests you.
Each month I have chosen a task to challenge myself in some way for the better. In January, it was to blog every day–fail. In February, it was to declutter eliminating one item a day from my life–success. In fact, I’m still getting rid of things frequently. A week ago I went through my closet and… Continue reading March’s Results and April’s Plan – 30 Day Challenge Revealed
Late Saturday night–as I was laying in bed–I realized I never made it to Target as planned. Bummed that I wouldn’t be able to utilize the $15 off a $50 cleaning product promotion since the store closed 10 minutes prior and sale cycles end on Saturdays, I went online to see if I could order the items… Continue reading If you are not using this free Target service, you should! It’s the perfect solution for anyone with a busy life.
Since my husband and I have been married, we’ve kept a tradition of making pancakes on Sundays. Our kids wake us up Sunday mornings and ask to make pancakes. Excitedly, they run to the kitchen and both fight over who will get to sit on the counter and stir the mix. After pouring each child a… Continue reading Pancake Sunday: A family tradition.