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    3 Apps You Should Try Today

    Make your phone work for you! Try these three apps to make your life a little easier. Headspace (on-the-go): Clear your head with this app, learn how to meditate with these daily meditation sessions. Carve out 10 minutes of your day for mental peace. I love listening to this on the train. Bonus: It’s also very pretty. Viggle: Earn points and rewards for watching your favorite shows! Charity Miles: I wrote about this awesome app before but it deserves repeating. Get off of the couch, get healthy, and raise money for your favorite charity. Nothing makes you go the extra mile like helping those in need!  

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    7 Ways to Set Up The Morning for Success

    Rise and shine! I recently learned (the hard way) how important it is to set your day set up for success, you only learn this by failing to do so and feeling in a frantic panic all week. Here are 7 things to do at night to make the morning easier and the day less hectic. Make Breakfast – Not all of the way of course, but start breakfast. Put out bowls, oatmeal or fruit. Whatever is needed for breakfast prep. When I make oatmeal I like to mix up all of the dry ingredients and just add hot water. If you’re making an omelet, crack the eggs in a…

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    Grow Your Own Flowers Without Spending A Penny

    I found myself singing “You gotta reduce, reuse, recycle” when I was starting flowers for my garden. I love doing things myself, saving money, and waste. So here’s how to start flowers for your garden for free. Of course you can also use this to start herbs or vegetables. It takes a little time to save up all of your supplies but it’s something we all have on hand. If you need to, you can purchase the seeds at your local nursery or store but I saved mine from last year’s flowers. Impatiens are especially fun to collect, you have to get the seeds in the bag before it explodes!…

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    How to Keep Fresh Food in the Refrigerator

      This is a handy tip I love to use to keep only fresh foods in the refrigerator. It’s a challenge to know when food is still good or has been sitting in the refrigerator for a month. You don’t want to waste food. Keep track of  food by writing the date that you open the package with a marker. Put older foods on the top shelf to remind yourself to use them first. It’s that easy. This is best for pasta sauce. Somehow we collect sauce and I never know when they were opened. This really helps us keep track of food.

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    10 Tips to Save at the Grocery Store

    I love saving money on things I could easily pay full price for, I feel like I’m in on some secret that the rest of the shoppers don’t know.  Of course these are not secrets but something every shopper should use and know. Create a Menu – Know what you’re buying, get the week’s meals straight. Create a Shopping List – Make your list from things you need for the week’s menu. Check Online – Head to Coupons.com and to Target’s Coupon site and print coupons you will need. Also check the manufacturer’s website for coupons. Use them at a store that will double coupons for extra savings. Check the…

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