Author: Ann Again and again

Storm Damage? Top Reasons to Use Expert Restoration Services

  Storm damage can leave your property unsafe. Performing cleanup efforts without having the proper training can cause further property damage annnndd that is definitely not what you want. It’s important to utilize expert storm damage remediation services by a qualified storm damage restoration service like DKI first before attempting any cleanup.  DKI has the background,

How to Choose The Home of Your Dreams

    Purchasing a new home is one of life’s biggest milestones. The process can be fun and exciting as you reimagine your life. However, it can also be daunting and overwhelming. Buyer’s remorse is a scary prospect. What if you purchase a house and then instantly regret it? Thankfully, there are a few tips

6 Surprising Things That Could Be Causing You Anxiety

  Anxiety is a mental illness that disrupts daily life causing feelings of impending doom along with unwanted thoughts and unpleasant physical symptoms.  Some people are more predisposed to anxiety than others. Did you know that there are “external” factors/habits in our daily lives that can increase anxiety?  Dr. Sanam Hafeez a NYC based neuropsychologist and Teaching Faculty Member

5 Common Energy Hogs in Your Home

Even if your energy bills have been perfectly manageable lately, there’s still a chance there are appliances in your home or habits you have that are draining more electricity than necessary. While it’s a great idea to schedule an energy audit, you should also educate yourself on stealthy ways electricity and money are being unnecessarily

Enter To Win The Spring Cash Giveaway!

  If I could, I would make every entrant a winner!  Really. However, it’s going to be 4 lucky people that win $500 in this Spring Cash Giveaway. With regard to the infamous ‘Spring Cleaning’, there’s a part of me that would take my winnings and hire a professional organizer to get our house cleaned

Lucky Cash Giveaway!

  I’m happily co-hosting The Lucky Cash Giveaway! This cash giveaway has grown SO much that it’s been divided into 4 groups of $500 winners. Spreading the joy! Winners have the choice of $500 cash deposited into your Paypal account or a $500 Amazon Gift Card.     Enter below for your chance to be one of

Giveaway! Airome Diffuser With Canadian Fir Essential Oil

Welcome to the Love Is In The Air Giveaway Sponsored by: Airome Hosted by: A Small Village Februaury 1 – 12th I am a lover of a cozy scented home. For years I’ve used candles, incense, wax and now oil diffusers to scent my home.  Aromatherapy is a quick way to relieve tension, relive great

Win $15k From Baby Brezza Plus Prizes!

Over 30 top brands have partnered with Baby Brezza to be a part of the Baby Brezza $15k Sweepstakes! This giveaway is going on right now! One lucky winner will win $15,000 from Baby Brezza PLUS a giant baby gift prize pack – 32 amazing brands have come together to give one item from their

Super Bowl: Five Ways to Host a Healthy Party

I’m proud to share the following content from dinner party enthusiast and author of “Impromptu Friday Nights: A Guide to Supper Clubs”, Paul Kenny.  Thank you for sharing Five Ways to Host a Healthy Party, Paul!   Somehow Super Bowl Sunday has become the unofficial end of the holiday season.  We all want to go to a Super Bowl

Believe In Yourself Project – Empowerment For Girls

Females are expected to appear a certain way and live up to manufactured and unrealistic notions of what is considered “beautiful”. In an attempt to promote a positive body image, Sam Sisakhti, founder of online fashion site http://www.ustrendy.com, has created the “Believe in Yourself Project“. The “Believe in Yourself Project” (www.believeinyourself.org) is a foundation that will provide girls

7 Diet Apps For Slimdown Success in The New Year

Guest Post ~ Merilee Kern, Executive Editor of “The Luxe List” International News Syndicate Even the most well-intentioned New Year’s Resolution can quickly become nothing more than a faint memory if you don’t have a solid plan in place to keep you motivated and on track. Recent high-profile reports cite the sobering statistic that 80% of New Year’s

Win The $350 Cash Giveaway Event!

Win BIG during our $350 January Cash giveaway event! You have the option of choosing between $350 PayPal Cash OR a Gift Card of choice! This event was organized by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island and sponsored by the awesome bloggers, authors, and Etsy shop owners! Make sure to check out all of

Welcome To Catch The Fox Game Giveaway!

Welcome to the Family Game Night Giveaway! Hosted by: A Small Village Sponsored by: Goliath Games What a wonderful way to gather the family together. Family Game Night! Perhaps you’re making a resolution for the new year to spend quality time with those you love – sharing laughs makes for great photo ops! Check out the

What You Should Know About Contreltophobia

We are in a new era. The acknowledgment of harm that has been done by those that don’t understand personal boundaries, use their power to impose themselves without consent and accepting that their actions – mostly physically aggressive – not only shock in the moment that the action is happening, but, for the rest of

Do You Really Need the New Year to Make Resolutions?

Guest Post By Vijay Eswaran It’s that time of the year again when most people start making resolutions for the New Year.  For many, it’s an excuse to put off the inevitable for a few more days or weeks, as they revel in the year-end bubble.  Lose weight. Organize closets. Clean out the attic. Stick to

Ready To Win $300 Holiday Cash Giveaway?

Win big during our $300 Holiday Cash giveaway! You have the option of choosing between $300 PayPal Cash OR a Gift Card of choice! This event was organized by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island and sponsored by the awesome bloggers, authors, and Etsy shop owners! Make sure to check out all of

5 Types of Holiday Blues And Ways To Help

Thank you, Dr. Sanam Hafeez, for sharing these tips with my readers.   With the holidays upon us, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of it all. While we may be cooking, shopping, enjoying holiday events there are others, many of whom are in our very own circles, having a tougher time.

6 Tips To Safely Frying Your Turkey

  Guest Contributor, Paul Kenny A few years ago my daughter’s in-laws from Brooklyn, NY came to Memphis for Thanksgiving. To give them a taste of Southern cuisine, I decided to fry a turkey in addition to my conventionally roasted turkey. In effect, we had a taste panel where our twenty guests got to try both

Welcome to the Beauty-Full Stocking Stuffer Giveaway!

  Disclosure: This post and giveaway contain affiliate links. Sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment.  Welcome to the Beauty-Full Stocking Stuffer Giveaway! Are you looking for some glamorous stocking stuffer gift ideas for your little diva? We’ve rounded up some beauty products that will bring hours of fun long after the holidays have ended. These

15 “To Do’s” to Fight The Flu

As we enter flu season there are many things we can do to “flu-proof” ourselves. Regardless of whether you choose to get a flu vaccine or not, there are things we can do to increase our chances of not getting sick this winter. Dr. Christopher Calapai, a New York based Osteopathic Physician board certified in

6 Tips to Help Keep Anxiety Levels Away

Since the school year started our family has been having discussions regarding anxiety and how it hurts mentally and physically.  It’s paralyzing!  You feel sick to your stomach and just want to run or, in a lot of cases, can’t move.  Sometimes it springs out of nowhere, with no rational explanation or, a much larger

Enter to Win Cash For The Holidays!

I can’t think of a better time of year to have some extra cash come along. Wouldn’t it be oh-so-nice to have a bundle of $125 arrive to spend any way you like?  Yes!  Yes, it would.  If you want to be a lucky winner to have to enter.  Now’s the time! If you’re the

5 Ways to Avoid The Winter Blues

As we prepare to switch the clocks and “fall back” this November 5, many of us may give up more than an hour of daylight. We may be giving up our good mood. Many people mark the clock change as the start of more darkness, cold weather and anxiety over holiday schedules and holiday shopping and travel. Dr. Saman Hafeez,

You Need To Learn F.A.S.T. – World Stroke Day

  World Stroke Day is October 29th Have you, or someone you know, been affected by a stroke?  A stroke occurs when the blood supply to an area of the brain is cut off. The symptoms depend upon the region of the brain that is affected by the loss of blood supply and can include changes in

Dr Pepper Suits You Up With Game Time Fan Gear!

Brought to you by Dr Pepper® and Albertson’s Companies.   Whether you’re in it for the football game, or the food, or the friends… or all three – meeting up for a college football tailgate party is fun!  Most of our parties end up being a “cook-off” of some sort; Chili Cook-Off *check* Hamburger Cook-Off

CenturyLink Price For Life – Improve Family Time And Your Budget

Post Disclaimer:  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of CenturyLink. The opinions are all mine.   Back-To-School time feels like the beginning of the new year more than the traditional January 1st. It’s truly a new beginning!   Every fall, I like to start the season fresh and one way I do

Furniture Options for Interior Design Projects

  Doing an interior design project for your home, or the home of a close friend can be fun! There are endless choices to make. Your imagination can run wild in order to make the interior of your home as unique as it can possibly be. Obviously, one of the key components of an interior design

Nature Made Probiotics – Help Support My Digestive Health

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.   I’ve reached that “lovely” stage in life where I need to treat my body very wisely. I’m definitely not a kid anymore! (Even if some of my behavior is a

Use These 4 Strategies To Improve The Quality Of Your Life

If you’re serious about improving the quality of your life right now, implementing the right wellness strategies can help you realize the goal. This is the case because great health can help you optimize productivity, maintain mood stability, fight disease, and attain a higher level of self-esteem. Below you’ll find just four of many wellness