Author Archives: Deb M

15 Gorgeous FREE Hand Lettered Cut Files!

This collection of FREE hand lettered cut files will have you swooning!

Is a mom of two daughters, ages 12 and 13, we live in the Metro Detroit area here in Michigan. Employed at a local school district in the kitchen Michelle talks with parents and kids on a daily basis.
We know life is crazy and hectic for families so …
In the end if I find something to make life easier I share it!
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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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22 Bath & Body Works Hacks That’ll Blow Your Mind

Is a mom of two daughters, ages 12 and 13, we live in the Metro Detroit area here in Michigan. Employed at a local school district in the kitchen Michelle talks with parents and kids on a daily basis.
We know life is crazy and hectic for families so …
In the end if I find something to make life easier I share it!
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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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I love to hear from my readers, so please leave a comment.

How to Make Christmas Easier on the Budget

 

Sometimes the smallest gifts can be the biggest budget busters.

Is a mom of two daughters, ages 12 and 13, we live in the Metro Detroit area here in Michigan. Employed at a local school district in the kitchen Michelle talks with parents and kids on a daily basis.
We know life is crazy and hectic for families so …
In the end if I find something to make life easier I share it!
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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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I love to hear from my readers, so please leave a comment.

6 Must Have Beauty Essentials…

As the holiday season is approaching, the more and more stress comes along with it – The shopping and crowds, back-to-back parties and the endless gifting. That’s why I’ve round up the essentials below that you will appreciate from head to toe!

AQUIS Waffle Luxe Hair Towel ($35.00 at AQUIS.com, Bloomingdales, Urban Outfitters and Sephora)
Waffle Luxe sounds like she might ‘go on a bit’. Indeed, with increased surface area from the layered fabric, Waffle Luxe loves thicker hair requiring more water wicking. Great for African and Asian hair. New generation Aquitex improves absorbency and comfort. Wraps and tucks easily leaving hands free while hair dries. Dries fast with less friction, to minimize frizz and damage.

Conair Velvet Touch Paddle Brush 
One of Conair’s best-selling brushes has added three new colors to its collection for an updated look — black, navy, and red, all with a striking gold accent. These number 1 selling brushes are something even the man in your life might be stealing from your bathroom. Made for everyday brushing of all hair lengths, the ball-tipped bristles won’t snag or pull, and are designed to prevent breakage when used on both wet and dry hair. The soft-touch handle makes for an easy, comfortable hold and the flexible cushion base makes brushing stress-free.

Scunci Glitter No-Slip Headwraps ($4.99 for set of 3 at Target.com)
scünci’s beloved no-slip-grip headwraps have been updated with a stylish glitter finish. They’re reversible, won’t damage or pull hair, and stay put while they shine.

DDF Nourishing Eye Cream ($39.00 at Ulta.com and DDFSkincare.com)
An ultra-rich, emollient eye cream that is easily absorbed into the skin. This non-greasy, anti-oxidant rich eye cream fights free radicals and helps restore moisture to the delicate eye area for a more youthful look. Ideal for all skin types including sensitive and blemish prone.

Lumene VALO Beauty Drops ($23.99 at Walgreens.com and Amazon.com)
Precious berries are the magic behind this enchanting beauty treatment. Antioxidant-rich Nordic cloudberry and lingonberry combine with vitamin C to brighten and nourish, giving a wonderful natural radiance. The velvety texture indulges skin for the duration of the 28-day treatment, for super-soft skin that looks glowing and beautifully invigorated. Give your skin a boost with the power of Arctic berries.

Lumene LAHDE Pure Arctic Miracle 3-in-1 Micellar Water ($7.99 at Walgreens.com and Amazon.com)
This gentle, fragrance-free cleanser effectively removes dirty, oil, makeup, and other impurities. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

Is a mom of two daughters, ages 12 and 13, we live in the Metro Detroit area here in Michigan. Employed at a local school district in the kitchen Michelle talks with parents and kids on a daily basis.
We know life is crazy and hectic for families so …
In the end if I find something to make life easier I share it!
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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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I love to hear from my readers, so please leave a comment.

How Moms Can Use Technology to Study More Effectively

How Moms Can Use Technology to Study More Effectively

Are you a mom who wants to further her education, but don’t think you have the time to do so? If so, you’re not alone, because there are thousands of people with the same dream, but who are unsure about how to achieve this goal. The latest technologies make this dream a reality. Here are some of the ways the latest technologies can allow you to study more effectively.

Take an Online Course

In many cases, it may be impossible for you to enroll for a traditional classroom-based course. These courses are time consuming, expensive, and you may have to do a lot of travelling to and from the college or university you are attending. If you have a young family, this option becomes even more impractical.

However, there is a solution. Colleges and universities like Arizona State University realize there is a huge demand for their courses online and they now allow access to these courses over the internet. This means you can study when and where you want to and still have plenty of time to manage your family life. For example, if you want to complete an online nursing degree, an online nursing program can be completed from the comfort of your own home at times that suit you.

Use Mobile Technologies and Mobile Apps

Mobile technologies have taken learning to a whole new level. You can access almost every course on almost every topic imaginable through your smartphone. This information is delivered in a wide range of formats including video, audio, text and mobile apps.

Video and Video Conferencing Systems

Video technologies have made the world a much smaller place. You no longer need to communicate with people face-to-face to learn a new skill, ask questions or interact in other ways with other people. You can learn new skills by simply watching recorded videos that are uploaded to websites like YouTube, or videos that are provided by experts in certain areas or niches.

Video conferencing takes this type of learning a step further because you can be taught live online by anyone, anywhere in the world, through a video conferencing system. This is perfect for people who may wish to learn a new language or some other skill without having to attend a college or university.

Planning and Scheduling

Balancing family life with your studies can be a difficult task. However, the latest productivity software systems and mobile apps make it much easier to plan and schedule all of the tasks you need to complete each day. They can be installed on your computer, laptop, tablet or phone and will allow you to become much more disciplined and efficient.

Unfortunately, many moms don’t realize how technology can help them. This is particularly true when it comes to studying because there are so many opportunities available to learn a new skill and improve your existing skill set. The points mentioned above are just some of the ways you can achieve this by using the latest technologies.

Is a mom of two daughters, ages 12 and 13, we live in the Metro Detroit area here in Michigan. Employed at a local school district in the kitchen Michelle talks with parents and kids on a daily basis.
We know life is crazy and hectic for families so …
In the end if I find something to make life easier I share it!
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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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I love to hear from my readers, so please leave a comment.

Holiday Cleaning Why not hire someone

Hiring professional maids Spokane offers many benefits. More so with the Holiday Season’s upon us.

Hiring an external house cleaning service is convenient. Professional cleaning services will work with you to come up with a cleaning program that best meets your needs. Whether it is an ongoing relationship or a one time service. A professional cleaning company can help you choose the ideal cleaning schedule depending on the flooring and types of surfaces in your home. Also, the cleaners can work around your schedule. You can customize the cleaning schedule to your liking whether you need daily, weekly, or even monthly cleaning of certain areas. Determining the right cleaning frequency helps to save both time and money on various unnecessary tasks.

 

Save money, time, and the hassle by hiring a professional cleaning company for your home’s needs. Let the experts do what they do best. I assure you maid service cost out weighs  your time and energy to keep your home sparkling this Holiday Season.

Professional Services offer…

Standards Of Cleanliness

They stay updated on any advancements in the cleaning industry and concern themselves with best practices.

Employees of the cleaning company have been trained using the best of methods and are evaluated by their capacity to clean effectively. Also, the cleaners have specialized techniques to provide your home with comprehensive cleaning usually in less time.

A couple of other things to consider. Like I stated above they offer flexibility and Customization of your cleaning schedule. Using a service for the holidays is great. Although it lacks the best long term benefit, BETTER HEALTH. 


HOPE THIS HELPS YOUR HOLIDAYS BE MERRY AND SPARKLING BRIGHT!

Is a mom of two daughters, ages 12 and 13, we live in the Metro Detroit area here in Michigan. Employed at a local school district in the kitchen Michelle talks with parents and kids on a daily basis.
We know life is crazy and hectic for families so …
In the end if I find something to make life easier I share it!
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.
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I love to hear from my readers, so please leave a comment.