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5 Reasons That Self Hosted WordPress is My Favorite Blogging Platform

The following post is from James of Brooks Web Services: WordPress, one of the most popular self-hosted blogging platforms in the world, is surprisingly easy to manage and get to grips with and it can be useful for people with many different goals and skills. WordPress self-hosted websites are an easy and affordable way to…

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How to Freeze Food in Glass Jars

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: UPDATE: Here are some glass-breaking tips and the honest-to-goodness-true best way to freeze food in glass jars. It seems that every day a new report comes out on the dangers of something or another toxin in various materials, doesn't it? Bisphenol-A in plastics is one of…

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Finances and Parenting

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: I recently met with a group of moms and talked with them about finances and parenting. It was a helpful and fun discussion. Here are some of the questions asked and the discussion that we had about each topic.…

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4 Home Remedies to Knock Out a Cold

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Feeling that tickle coming on in the back of your throat? Besides the hundred other reasons that feeling sick usually makes me frustrated, I always get a bit overwhelmed and feel inadequate when I consider the “treatments” for run-of-the-mill sick bugs. I don’t really like taking…

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5 Financial Tips to Consider When Planning a Wedding

    My husband and I just celebrated our 8-month anniversary! And as I think back through the financial details of our big day, I thought it would be helpful for brides and grooms-to-be to hear about some of the financial pitfalls we encountered -- and what we learned from them. 1. Make Sure Your…

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101 Days of Christmas: Hand-Painted Glass or Ceramic Gifts

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Hand painting plain glass or ceramic dishes is a great way to make an inexpensive holiday gift! It's not difficult to find glass or ceramic item that you can add your own special touch to. This season, the dollar section at Target has…

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90 Clutter-Free Gift Ideas

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: Are you getting complaints that you're impossible to buy for since you de-cluttered your home and possessions? Or do you have a simple living enthusiast in your life that you're struggling to find a gift for? Here is a list of 90 clutter-free gifts to…

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How to Have a “Green” Christmas

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Everyone knows Christmas is a green holiday, even the Grinch, so it should be easy to write something in December for "Green" Your Way, right? I'm feeling a little grinchy about it, actually. I've wracked my brain and thought and thought for a week about something…

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3 Things to Consider Before Giving to a Charity

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I helped the kids select food items from our pantry this week to contribute to the "Stuff a Truck" fundraiser for the local food shelf at their school. They were pretty motivated by the possibility of a pizza party for the class who brought the most…

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