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How My Stolen Phone Made Me Realize How Unnecessary New Phones are in 2020

How My Stolen Phone Made Me Realize How Unnecessary New Phones are in 2020

MY phone was stolen in June 2020, which left me using my old phone from back in 2015. What this has taught me about our smartphone culture, and how over-engineered smartphones are for the average user in 2020.

Tabletop Tiki Torches and Toddlers: A Warning, Our Scary Experience, and How You Can Protect Your Family

Tabletop Tiki Torches and Toddlers: A Warning, Our Scary Experience, and How You Can Protect Your Family

A warning about tabletop tiki torches and toddlers. Our story about how our 2 yr old ingested tiki torch fuel, and what we did to react. He’s fine, but I’m sharing this story so others don’t experience the same.

The Difference Between Medical Insurance Maximums and Dental Insurance Maximums (What I Learned The HARD Way)

The Difference Between Medical Insurance Maximums and Dental Insurance Maximums (What I Learned The HARD Way)

There is a difference between medical insurance and dental insurance maximums. Not knowing this difference could leave you with a bill that is thousands more than expected.

11 Bedding Sets to Make Your Master Feel Like a Retreat – Master Retreat Bedding Sets

11 Bedding Sets to Make Your Master Feel Like a Retreat – Master Retreat Bedding Sets

These bedding sets can turn any master bedroom into a master retreat. Clean, cozy, comfortable master bedroom living, budget friendly master bedroom set.

Michigan Greenhouses Need Pickup and Delivery Options to Survive Amid Crisis

Michigan Greenhouses Need Pickup and Delivery Options to Survive Amid Crisis

What this IS: – A reminder of how vulnerable these greenhouses and garden centers are (why they are more than any other industry). -What to do, how ANYONE can help. What this IS NOT: – Bashing the government or regulations – A statement that Greenhouses […]

You Don’t HAVE to Use Your Time at Home to Hustle

You Don’t HAVE to Use Your Time at Home to Hustle

If you don’t come out of this….then you’re perfectly fine and also maybe have kids at home.

Creamy Vegetable Soup – Blended Soup – Cheddar Veggie Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup – Blended Soup – Cheddar Veggie Soup

Creamy Vegetable Soup – Blended Soup – Cheddar Veggie Soup image from Peloton website on 12/11/19 A delicious, perfectly creamy hearty vegetable soup! Another “broken jaw” series soup, this is perfectly pureed and full of flavor. Ingredients Serves Two —Don’t have an ingredient? Click the […]

How I (A Pessimistic, Spam Aware Person) Almost Got Scammed for My AT&T Account

How I (A Pessimistic, Spam Aware Person) Almost Got Scammed for My AT&T Account

How My AT&T Almost Got Scammed (and I’m SUPER cautious) Today, less than an hour ago, I was almost scammed by a person with my AT&T account information. The reason I feel compelled to share about this? Because there was SO MUCH “partial information” that […]