Learning at home with your Kids

I started this post by calling it studying at home with your kids but then changed the title to learning at home with your kids. The word learning implies growth and absorbing content with the intent to grow and understanding vs studying in my mind imparts the act of...

Gardening for the First Time

This year we decided to do some urban gardening. With the minimal land area ( 5 feet by 4 feet), we were able to plant the following: Zuchini, 2 tomato plants, 2 Egg plants, Muesklin Leaves, Basil Leaves, Dill and Mint Leaves. These are pictures of how the garden...

Minimalist way to Declutter and Maintain the Organization of what’s in your Purse

Here is a story that I used to live everyday and I still live till this day, but have gotten a lot better with.  There is a love and hate relationship with me and my purse. I need my purse with me every time I walk out the door but I could never seem to find anything...

Why should you not sit as much? Sitting is the New Smoking

We all spend most of our time sitting than standing or walking and that’s just reality. I spend about 60 % of my time sitting and it does not help when we have jobs that push us to live that lifestyle. Dr. James A.Levine, a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, in his book Get...

Interpretation of artwork

This is an abstract piece of art. All I needed was a sharpie pencil and paper. i started by making dots on he paper where  I wanted to join the lines. I used the pencil to create a shadow effect. i drew eyes in the middle and voila. Depending on who looks at the art...

Preparing for a Recession

Are we in a recession yet? Well, not according to a few Chief Financial Officers, Two-thirds of CFOs predict a recession by the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook. About 47% of the CFO’s surveyed by the outlook,...

Preparing Your Kids for a Battle

Prepare your kids for a battle talks through how we as parents need to be more aware of our child’s needs inorder to better equip them for a battle ahead.

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Onion Mushroom Recipe

This is a quick no hassle recipe. Ingredients: 1 container of White mushrooms - Wash mushrooms thoroughly, remove stems from mushroom and finely chop mushrooms. 1/2 large onion finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon oil...

What not to do with your money when you move to the USA for the first time?

I came to the US a long time ago, gosh too many years ago and I wish there were bloggers out there at that time to help me with my personal finances. This article is about, What not to do with your money when you move to the USA for the first time? If you are new to the US, this is how you can save money. 

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Save the Sinking Ship: Set up an Emergency Fund

Save the Sinking Ship: Set up an Emergency Fund As an off the boat immigrant, I came the US to pursue my masters degree. I was very disciplined about my finances while at grad school, because at the end of the day I knew it was now or never and there was no back up....

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6 Different Ways to Save on the Gym

I was an avid gym goer a few years ago. I joined two gyms one at work and one close to our house. My total monthly expense was at around $110.00 dollars, not including the child care which ranged from 3- 5 dollars an hour (cheap) but it still added up. Even though the...

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Recipes

Cheeseburger Muffins. Huh?

These are decadent an ooo so delicious. It is the bake sale season so game on for all those baked goodies. Want to know how to make these? Here goes. For the buns, bake 6 yellow cupcakes and cut each of them in halves as shown in the picture. Bake a muffin and cut the...

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Banana Sweet Potato Bread in the Bread Machine

We recently bought a bread machine. I made some regular white bread last week, so I decided to make my own sweet potato banana bread. Ingredients for the bread: Whole wheat flour - 3 cups in retrospect I would use white flour sweet potato 1 small boiled till soft and...

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