Category Archives: Great ideas!

AMAZON’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET

Amazon and E-bay are NOT always the cheapest places to buy! Their prices aren’t that low according to Clark Howard who uses wish.com , geek.wish. com,  and 6pm.com which helped him buy $90 sneakers for $20.    BEWARE OF “RETAIL … Continue reading

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Maybe Dad Was Wrong……

Many of us were taught as a young child that boys don’t cry and as men we often bury our feelings in an attempt to conform to social pressure. However, we now know that the benefits associated with crying include healing … Continue reading

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER

Did you know that seventy percent of disease processes are directly related to stress,  which triggers hormones that suppress the immune system,  raise blood pressure and can lead to fatal obstructions in arteries? Cortisol and adrenaline are activated during times … Continue reading

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How Bad Is It To do These Shortcuts in the Kitchen?

Do you really know when it’s OK to cut corners—and when you might sacrifice safety and taste? A FEW ANSWERS ON HOW BAD IT IS: TO BOIL INSTEAD OF SIMMER? Really Bad. TO COOK BEFORE THE OVEN IS PREHEATED? Somewhat … Continue reading

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Christmastime is a Great Opportunity to Help Others (Even When Money is Tight.)

Over the years  one of our most popular posts, at Christmas time has been: Christmas-Helping Others Even When Money is Tight Also, Here are lots of places to donate items you don’t want that others really need. NOTE: Please leave a … Continue reading

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Before You Start Your Christmas Shopping….

The Tulsa World‎ published a story on November 22, 2015 Julie DelCour writes: Take a moment and think about this question, which was passed on to me a few months ago (The question came from: Is your grandmother hungry?) Following … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Day ~ Saturday, October 22, 2016

Make A Difference Day, held on the fourth Saturday in October, is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country, as millions of Americans nationwide unite to do good for others. Every single one of us has the power to … Continue reading

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