The Consumer’s Voice

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Your voice as a consumer is vital. Products and companies value both positive feedback and any criticism you may have on their products. Sometimes there are issues that arise that are troublesome but unless we communicate them to the company, […]

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Thank a Teacher

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Can you believe that the end of the school year is near? Some schools are getting out for summer break this week! As a former classroom teacher, I (Litsa) enjoy seeing teacher appreciation week publicized across social media—-and love, love […]

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Family Finances: Caring for Aging Parents

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As life expectancy gets longer, the financial needs get greater. It takes a lot of financial planning to navigate the later years in life. If you have aging parents and relatives, it’s important to start planning now. Dave Ramsey & […]

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Stamp Out Hunger: May 9, 2015

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This is the sixth year that I (Litsa) have personally been involved in the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. I must say I love it! It is a breeze to give back by simply placing items in a bag/box and […]

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The ZZ Plant

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While you are updating your outdoor gardens and flowerbeds this season, don’t forget to look for favorite household plants too. One of my favorite is the ZZ plant, or the “Zamioculcas zamiifolia [which] is such a mouthful to say that […]

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Magazine Inspired Envelopes + Party Invitation

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If April’s Earth Day appeared and disappeared as quickly as it did off of my calendar, don’t fret! Any rainy day can encompass a GREEN artsy type of day! For today, just bookmark this page. As you gather the items […]

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The Give Back Box

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Ann Taylor sent a very EARTHY email to my inbox today! It said that they’d help fund a box of discarded clothes from your closet to Goodwill with a prepaid label. How easy is that!?! Grab a box. Fill it […]

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Story Starters: Encourage Storytelling for Kids

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Shelves of books fill our playroom walls. These books travel from the playroom to the bedroom where we read. As school nights have been filled with homework and slumber takes over, we sometimes forget the beautiful stories left sitting on […]

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