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DIY Photo Booth

DIY Photo Booth & Photo Booth Props


Note: This article contains affiliate links. Celebrating a milestone birthday absolutely requires a birthday party and a photo booth. What better way to capture the party guests than by asking them to take a photo using fun photo props? We did this at a 40th party for my friend and it was an absolute riot. However, before you pull out…

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Transformers: The Last Knight Movie Review


Let me start this off by saying I am one of the few people that actually enjoys the Transformers film franchise. Is there anything ground breaking about them? At this point, not really though the CGI work that goes into them is nothing less than spectacular. Are they on the fast track to any Hollywood award ceremonies? Probably not. But…

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Tips For Overcoming Driving Test Nerves

Tips To Overcome Driving Test Nerves


Do not let nerves stop you from getting your license You wake up the morning of your driving test in a cold sweat. You spent the previous day in a panic, stayed up until 3am cramming and have now overslept. Your stomach feels like a ton of knots, you need to get dressed and work out the best way to…

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Smart Home by Vivint Options at Best BuyAnn Arbor, MI

Best Buy Smart Home Powered By Vivint


Within the last 2 weeks or so I decided to try to make the terrifying and life changing step into home ownership. I’ve begun talking with banks about mortgages (rates/plans/options) and have been referred to a couple realtors through friends and family that I’ve set meetings up with over the next few days to hopefully find out more information and…

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Gift Ideas For Her From Thirty-One Gifts


Sometimes it is tough finding the perfect gift. Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Christmas, Just Because days (my favorite kind of gift day) it can be a really struggle to find something that she will love. Well, I’m here to help. I’m not much of a collector (unless its stamps in the passport or road trip miles on the car) and maybe the…

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Olympus TG-4 Review 10

Olympus TG-4 Camera Review


Note: This post contains affiliate links. I’m always looking for a small camera to take with me when I travel so when Ritz Camera asked if I’d like to give the Olympus TG-4 a try I jumped at the chance. This tough looking 16MP Digital Waterproof Camera arrived at my door in a fun red color and, thankfully, didn’t need…

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Pfister Faucet Review

Pfister Wilmington Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet Review


We’ve had to take a break from our Small House Living project for a couple months. My mom fell ill which required me to help provide 24/7 care plus I’ve been under deadline to finish a book (happy to say THAT shipped off to the editor today) and mixed in there was travel. Needless to say I think I’ve only…

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Kitchen Remodel Update


disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Photos included provided by Best Buy. I honestly wish I had a great update for you showing how far we’ve come since the last update. The truth of the matter is though that life had other…

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Portrait Innovations Spring Photo Package


disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Portrait Innovations. I’d like to thank them for helping me keep the lights on around here. Spring is in the air and we celebrated by having Spring photos taken of S. We had such a good experience the last time we went to Portrait Innovations that we returned to take advantage of their huge…

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