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Organizing Your Life Documents: A Guide to Keeping Important Information in Order

Life documents, such as medical records, legal documents, financial documents, and insurance information, contain crucial details about your life that may be needed in various situations. It’s important to keep these documents organized and up to date to ensure easy access when needed. In this article, we will discuss the different types of life documents and provide tips on organizing …

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9 Tips for Creating a Sustainable Home Maintenance Schedule From Our Partner, Homezada

In January, it’s important to get your home in order by creating a home maintenance schedule. This will help you plan for upcoming projects, stay on top of necessary repairs, and avoid overspending. Use these 9 tips to create a sustainable home maintenance schedule and keep your home running smoothly. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we …

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25 Ways To Care For Yourself This Holiday Season

Whether you love shopping for gifts, traveling, and hosting family or not, the holidays are stressful. Are you feeling overwhelmed by holiday stress? Perhaps, like with everything else in life, holiday stress is a reflection of how well we take care of ourselves. Here are 25 simple ways to care for yourself during the holiday rush. 1. Share Love It’s …

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Starting a Gratitude Journal

If you’ve ever kept a diary, you’ll probably enjoy keeping a gratitude journal. Instead of recording your innermost thoughts or secrets, you’ll record daily reasons for gratitude. Maybe a favorite quote about gratitude or something that happened to you – big or small. Getting started is simple! Just follow these steps to start a gratitude journal of your very own. …

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Budgeting for the Holidays

For many families, holiday spending represents a large amount of money. In some cases, credit cards get maxed out, and they spend the following year paying for splurging during the holidays. While it feels great to buy the hottest gifts, host parties, and spend money to see your loved ones, it can be accomplished without blowing up your budget. Keep …

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Caring for Caregivers Blog Round-Up

Since 1997, when then-president Bill Clinton signed the first proclamation, November has been National Family Caregivers Month. The purpose is to honor and recognize these unsung heroes.  Family caregivers often go unseen but give a lot. They are frequently juggling the needs of both aging parents and children of their own, as well as careers and spouses. There is a …

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Organizing Your Finances

Organizing your finances is more than having a budget. It’s having financial goals, a plan, and understanding where the money you earn goes every month. You need to organize your finances if you’re ready to get out of the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck and maxing out your credit cards. These steps will help you get started. Disclosure: This …

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Getting Your House Ready for Cold Weather

You can feel it in the air. Colder temps are coming. For some, this is a welcome respite. For others, it’s an unwelcome change. Whichever it is for you, there are some steps you can take to help keep your home toasty warm and fully functional when the cooler temps arrive. We worked with HomeZada to put together these cold …

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