Businesses Looking for Ways to Give Back and Increase Profits

The idea of companies and businesses giving back to the community was almost laughable at one point in time. Microsoft founder Bill Gates changed all that when he launched the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, which makes donations to those in need every year. Though Gates clearly doesn’t need help when it comes to increasing his profits, he found that his charitable actions helped give him a better reputation. Now, many business owners such as Wesley Edens use charitable donations and actions as a way to increase their community presence and help those less fortunate.

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Quick Dinner Courtesy of Hamburger Helper #spon

Free Ground Beef Rebate Form #helper #freebeef #ad

Thank you to Helper for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try your Free Ground Beef Rebate!


Weeknights can get pretty hectic in our household managing multiple schedules – as most families can relate to. One thing I have focused on this year is delegating more responsibilities to my family to ensure everyone has responsibilities and to keep me balanced and focused.

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Do You Have The Courage To Be You? by Jenny Williamson

I received a free copy of Do You Have The Courage To Be You? written by Jenny Williamson to review through iRead Book Tours. No other financial compensation was received and, as always, all opinions shared are 100% mine.

The title of this book quickly drew me in and piqued my interest. As I began reading, I was hit with familiarity as the author shared an experience with an authority figure that wrongly misconstrued her actions,

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Affordable Spring Fashions With Totspot, The Resale Shopping App

Miss V Loves The Totspot App #TotspotColors

I’m excited to share with you all how you can get affordable spring and summer fashions using Totspot – a resale shopping app. Thank you Totspot for the opportunity to use and review your application. As always, even though financial compensation / reimbursement may have been received I only share products and services I truly believe in and have used myself.

My youngest two children are growing like weeds! I know that’s to be expected with little ones,

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10 Phone Rules for Kids

Phone Rules for Kids

Parenting is hard nowadays. Kids as young as four beg their parents for a cell phone. By the time middle school hits, they’re devastated that most of their friends already have one and they don’t. If the time has come and you’re giving into the kid cell phone epidemic, prepare to set some rules to keep your child safe.

Rule #1: Do not send any text or images you wouldn’t want your parents to see.

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Organization: 3 Simple Rules

3 Simple Home Organization Rules | #AtoZChallenge #MakingAHappyHome

Let’s be honest.

How many people love rules?

But the thing is, if you’re serious about home organization, then there are some specific rules you’ll want to follow.

You’ll see how much easier organization will be by taking the following simple steps. How do I know? Because this is an area that I’ve struggled in for YEARS and as I’ve simplified my life and really honed in on being more organized,

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Keys To Successful Time Management

Keys To Successful Time Management

Successful time management is a on-going action item that I am working on. I received a beautiful JORD Watch to review and share with my readership. It was very timely (see what I did there!) and fits in with these keys to successful time management that I’m sharing today as part of the Making A Happy Home Series we’re doing for the A-Z Challenge for April 2015.

Properly allocating our time is hardly an easy task.

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