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A Mother’s Worth

May 8th, 2018

A Mother’s Worth As we celebrate Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, I am blessed to still have my 94 year old mother. She still lives at home, in fairly good health and still as sassy as ever. She has seen a lot of changes in her years. She likes to look at pictures and hear […]

The Many Uses of a Penny

April 10th, 2018

The Many Uses of a Penny It’s raining as I leave the warmth of my car. I am rushing across the parking lot, when I see it…a wet, shiny penny! It crosses my mind to keep running, then I think, “its money, just lying there waiting for me.” Risking getting even wetter, I reach down […]

Staycation: Fun Day Trip Ideas

April 3rd, 2018

Staycation: Fun Day Trip Ideas School is almost out! It’s time to start thinking about summer vacations, but money is going to be tight this summer. Not too sure what to tell the family about taking a trip? Consider a staycation! Have you ever walked through a home built over 200 years ago and wondered […]

A Story of Forgiveness

March 30th, 2018

A Story of Forgiveness I wish I could take credit for this story but I heard it Sunday at church. It’s a story about forgiveness, a story of love. Whether the story is true or not, I can’t verify since it happened about 1,500 years ago but this is how my pastor told the story. […]

Living by a Dump: Do I Really Need This Stuff?

March 20th, 2018

Living by a Dump: Do I Really Need This Stuff? I attended a woman’s retreat not long ago and one of the speakers, (let’s call her Lucy, since that’s her name) asked a question I have pondered ever since. She asked, “Does anyone in this group live next to a dump?” Well, we were horrified!!! […]

4 Tips to Stay Active While Searching for a New Job

March 12th, 2018

  4 Tips to Stay Active While Searching for a New Job Sooner or later it happens to the best of us! Your employer calls you into his/her office and gives you the tragic news. The office is closing down, we are downsizing, we are eliminating your job, etc., etc. What to do now is […]

Car Buying Tips: How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

March 6th, 2018

Car Buying Tips: How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car Submitted by: Faye Now that you have cleaned up and improved your credit score, you are ready to purchase your new car! How exciting! I can just see you now riding in that new convertible, the wind blowing through your hair, sunglasses in place, enjoying the […]

Building Your Credit Score

February 27th, 2018

Building Your Credit Score Have you ever wondered what a credit score is and how it works? Somewhere out there in the cyber world is a three-digit number (ranging from 300 to 850) that provides a snapshot of your “credit worthiness”. Your credit score is a component in helping to determine if you qualify for […]

Top 7 Tips for Planning a Wedding on a Budget

January 30th, 2018

Submitted by: Kayla Congratulations, you got engaged over the holidays! Planning a wedding can be stressful and expensive. You have to choose a venue, decide on who will be in your wedding party, find a caterer, a photographer, and most importantly…a dress! It’s overwhelming just thinking about it. Any one of these items can easily […]

Your Health Is More Than a Number on a Scale

January 22nd, 2018

Submitted by: Becky For people looking to improve their health, losing weight is usually pretty high o the priority list. The most proven way to achieve that goal is combining a healthier diet with physical activity several times a week. But what happens when all that time spent on the treadmill or at the gym […]