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The Subscription Box a Spoonie Needs: ChronicAlly

October 9, 2017

Managing chronic pain is a nightmare. I always have loved to concept of subscription boxes but could never decide which one was the best for me. I recently stumbled upon the ChronicAlly Box and I am very impressed! When it came I was having a bad pain day and it helped cheer me up. It was amazing to receive a little box full of self-care goodies. Self-care is something I focus on a lot. I try to take good care…

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When School & Other Places Stopped Being a Safe Place

October 2, 2017

In the tragic events of the Las Vegas shooting that happened last night it has made me reflect and think about past events that have occurred in my life. While my situation was not nearly as severe it really makes me think of the “what ifs” and is bringing up a lot of emotions. While prayers may not be enough and will not change anything, it has made me think of “what is the solution?!” When will this stop? I…

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Fashion

Thrifty Finds using thredUP

September 27, 2017

I am all about finding a steal on clothes even if they are used. Thrift shopping and second-hand shopping is one of my favorite hobbies. It is so fun to browse and dig for my next treasure. I often spend hours finding a perfect outfit and not feeling bad about spending too much money. I recently came across this second-hand ONLINE shop, thredUP. I needed new fall sweaters and instead of rushing to my favorite clothing store and spending way too…

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Fuel the Wag

September 26, 2017

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. When 8-week old Cowboy came home with Andrew and I, the first thing we did was go to the pet store to get him some food, toys and other supplies. We had both grown up with dogs but we never had the responsibility that comes with owning a dog such as feeding them. I didn’t even know what…

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