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Dealing with Dimentia: Strange Food Choices

With dimentia, I knew that my grandmother may forget how to prepare foods properly. Almost every time I go to her house, I check to make sure she didn’t leave the stove on or didn’t forget to put something back in the fridge. What I was not prepared for was some of the strange food…

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Amazon Prime – I finally tried it!

I was close to trying Amazon Prime a few years ago before they upped the yearly price from $79 to $99 and again before they raised it from $99 to $119 per year. As I find myself ordering more stuff online, I have decided to go ahead and give it a try. Justifying the cost…

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Walmart Grocery Pickup

I have waited so long for this. My local WalMart finally offers grocery pickup! The experience was quick, easy, and I am very pleased! Here is how it worked: I downloaded the WalMart Grocery app to my phone, but you can also shop on a computer at https://grocery.walmart.com ( Or, sign up at http://r.wmt.co/v/michelle_1634 to…

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Muffin Frittatas

Frittatas are a convenient, yummy, and budget-friendly breakfast. These muffins are too much work to make just one or two on-demand. But they are excellent if you want to make a batch of something versatile to serve throughout the week. My Go-To Frittata Recipe Ingredients: (Makes 24 muffins, about 120 calories each) 18 Extra Large…

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The convenience of eating out

Not only is eating out a convenient way to nourish your body on a hectic day, eating out is an opportunity to enjoy the company of friends and family without the stress of trying to come up with a dish everybody can agree on and without adding a new pile of dirty dishes to your…

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What is it like to be a young parent?

I was 20 years old when my daughter was born, but many people thought I looked younger. The picture to the left is after being aged by 2 months of sleep deprivation by a newborn. Even now, at 37 years old, I rarely go a month without somebody asking if we are sisters. I am…

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We survived our first driving lesson!

Senior year is just around the corner. And today we started driving lessons! We are going with the parent taught course from Aceable. … My daughter got her permit last Friday. Today we headed up to the empty parking lot of the football field and went over one of the basics that made me nervous…

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Apple Music for Christmas

There are a few things that I gift myself every year around Christmas: A trip to one of my favorite restaurants where I will pick up a gift card to bring myself back on my birthday. A game or craft project to enjoy with friends and family. Something to wear. (Usually a pack of socks,…

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As good a time as any to be sick.

I am sick. I woke up yesterday with a sore throat and stuffy nose. 38 hours later I am just “blah”. First and foremost, I would like to apologize to anybody whom I have not shown an appropriate level of sympathy when they were sick. It is easy to forget how truly miserable it is…

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Child Support and Non-Custodial Parent Disability

I was full of questions when my ex became disabled. He said that he was going to sign up for Social Security and our daughter would be able to draw too. I was skeptical at first. He hasn’t had the most stable work history. I doubted that he would have enough credits. For those of…

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