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Spring Cleaning and Kids: 5 Tips for the Organizationally Challenged

April 11, 2019 Spring has sprung, leaving those astonishingly organized among us looking towards their house with intense designs for rejuvenation. It leaves those of us not blessed with the neat bug wondering if we should contemplate this “cleaning” thing others talk about sometimes. In fact, I’m pretty sure if my kids heard the words…

Vinegar & Oil: 5 Household Items for Natural Beauty and Cleaning
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Vinegar & Oil: 5 Household Items for Natural Beauty and Cleaning

September 13, 2013 As a follow up to my recent article about 5 Household items for natural beauty and cleaning, here are 5 more amazing products that have multiple uses and benefits for beauty and around the house. As a bonus, they are not expensive and you may even have them in your house already….

Less is More: 5 Household Items For Natural Beauty & Cleaning
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Less is More: 5 Household Items For Natural Beauty & Cleaning

August 30, 2013 I’m sure you’re seen the recent headlines about the plethora of chemicals in skincare and household items. With the increased knowledge of the dangers we surround ourselves with daily, more families are choosing to take the “less is more” approach with, natural products. Many women have decided to undertake a more natural…

1971 Silver Dollar Value Guide (How Much Is A 1971 Silver Dollar Worth Today?)

1971 Silver Dollar Value Guide (How Much Is A 1971 Silver Dollar Worth Today?)

If you have stumbled across a silver dollar from 1971, you should keep hold of it until you have it valued. 1971 silver dollars are not only a rare coin and highly desirable for collectors, but they could also be worth a small fortune. The silver dollar itself has intrinsic value because of the silver…

1972 Double Die Penny Value Chart: How Much Is A 1972 Penny Worth?

1972 Double Die Penny Value Chart: How Much Is A 1972 Penny Worth?

Do you have a piggy bank account that you think about breaking? If so, you should be extra careful when it comes to those little coins that seem worthless. Why? Because there is a high chance of actually owning a small treasure. Long story short, some certain rare 1972 Lincoln penny can easily be worth…

1889 Indian Head Penny Value Chart (1889 1C Misaligned Die Clash Was Sold for $423 in 2021)

1889 Indian Head Penny Value Chart (1889 1C Misaligned Die Clash Was Sold for $423 in 2021)

Few American coins are as iconic as the Indian head penny, and for a good reason. The Indian head penny combines two motifs for its main image that deeply symbolizes some of the most foundational American beliefs. The centerpiece of the coin’s obverse side is a portrait of Liberty (a cross-cultural symbol of freedom) wearing…

Recognizing the 1921 Silver Dollar Value (Are Some of These Coins Truly Worth $4,150?)

Recognizing the 1921 Silver Dollar Value (Are Some of These Coins Truly Worth $4,150?)

The 1921 silver dollar is a captivating historic currency whose significance transcends its face value. It conveys the rich heritage of the USA. Hence, these virtues explain why the coin is considerably loved and well-known among numismatic collectors. You’ll learn much about the 1921 silver dollar and its current value from this article. After reading,…

One of the First Tools Humans Invented: How to Identify and Buy Antique Hammers

One of the First Tools Humans Invented: How to Identify and Buy Antique Hammers

Hammers are one of the most essential tools in any household or workshop. They come in all shapes and sizes, and are used for a variety of tasks. Whether you’re hanging a picture, driving a nail, or building a deck, there’s a hammer out there that’s perfect for the job. This tool has been a…

Antique Glass Decanters: History, Types, Identification, Valuation, Buyer’s Guide, and Where to Buy

Antique Glass Decanters: History, Types, Identification, Valuation, Buyer’s Guide, and Where to Buy

Antique glass decanters are one of a kind. This beautiful piece of art is a blend of craftsmanship, elegance, and warmth. Decanters aren’t just beautiful; they’re also extremely functional. This, combined with the fact that they’re long-lasting, explains why antique decanters are popular. This guide considers the value of these priceless art pieces and how…

Modern War History: The Most Valuable Occupied Japan Figurines

Modern War History: The Most Valuable Occupied Japan Figurines

When the world was on the brink of devastation caused by the Axis’ powers, Japan was one of the first countries to be conquered. Fat Man and Little Boy thundered from the sky, crushing the seemingly unbreakable spirit of Imperial Japan. Emperor Hirohito watched 2 of his beloved cities melt—first Hiroshima, then Nagasaki—in disbelief, under…

Antique Sled: Identifying, Valuing, and Buying (2022 Updated)

Antique Sled: Identifying, Valuing, and Buying (2022 Updated)

So, you’ve been cleaning up your old basement or attic and discovered something you don’t normally find, a sled. Whether it’s a vintage or antique sled manufactured by some of the greatest companies in the 19th century, it’s hard to say with so much dust laying on it. If your children are too old to…

Antique Glass Pitchers: A Guide to Collecting and Identifying (2022 Updated)

Antique Glass Pitchers: A Guide to Collecting and Identifying (2022 Updated)

When I was a wee lad, my grandma had the most beautiful glass pitcher. It was so delicate and intricately made, with swirls of colors running through the glass. She would use it to serve water or iced tea at family gatherings, and everyone would admire it. Even now, years after my grandma has passed…

Antique Duck Decoy: A Collector’s Guide To Identifying And Valuing Old Items

Antique Duck Decoy: A Collector’s Guide To Identifying And Valuing Old Items

Antique collectors may have different interests when it comes to the items they hunt for. A peculiar and not so familiar antique object is the duck decoy, with its long and captivating history. As a matter of fact, dedicated shows, auctions, and conventions across the U.S. and worldwide are committed to this art, and passionate…

Most Valuable Antique Silver Spoons: Identifying, Valuing, And Buying (Ultimate Guide)

Most Valuable Antique Silver Spoons: Identifying, Valuing, And Buying (Ultimate Guide)

Have you recently come across some antique objects in your grandparents’ old suitcase? Or maybe you love passing by antique stores, digging around aged pieces, and finding unknown treasures? If so, you might want to know what you have recently discovered and determine if these old collections can be coveted into significant cash. Those who…

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Organize Your Workspace Before the Holiday Rush

October 27, 2020 When the holiday season rolls around, it can be difficult to stay on top of things. Between keeping track of wish lists, baking, and watching the never-ending stream of seasonal movies on the Hallmark channel, you might find yourself struggling to stay focused on anything, nevermind some boring work projects.  It’s still…

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6 Things to Know Before Going Back to the Gym

September 24, 2020 Raise your hand if exercising from home is not your jam? I thought so. As a fitness coach, my clients have struggled to maintain their motivation and gains during the last few months of quarantine. What motivated them initially during lockdown no longer suffices. They want to go back to the gym. But is it safe? What…

Three 2020 Fitness Trends You Don’t Want to Miss
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Three 2020 Fitness Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

January 31, 2020 New year, new you! Does that sound too familiar? You are not alone. This month was certainly jam-packed with all the ways you can improve yourself—whether it was removing the clutter from your home or cleaning up your eating and refrigerator. There is certainly no shortage of wellness and fitness trends as…

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Do You Need a Social Media Spring Clean Up?

February 28, 2019 Sometimes it’s hard to remember a time before Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We all jumped on board, excited to share and connect. Then as the years went by, some of us realized we over-share with people we don’t even know, we accepted friend requests from someone two-degrees removed, or we’ve liked hundreds of…

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Woman of Influence: Leah Segedie, Creator of Mamavation

June 1, 2017 Leah Segedie doesn’t have a whole lot of down time. She lives in Simi Valley, California, with her husband and three boys, aged five, eight, and eleven. She created the website, Mamavation, which promotes health and environmental sustainability, and connects mom bloggers with healthy and eco-friendly brands. To help unite and build…