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Do you want to lose weight in the new year? I’ve got five books you must read for weight loss with real food. 5 Books to Read for Weight Loss With Real Food A few years ago, I lost 47...
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Create the Good for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We all know someone who has selflessly given of themselves in a caretaker role. These compassionate individuals step outside...
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I haven’t accepted many guest posts on Our Small Hours lately, but when Stephanie of HowMuchIsIt.Org presented this idea for an article I knew you guys would love it. If you ever feel like you are paying too much for your...
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of U-Pack. All opinions are 100% mine. Since we married almost 16 years ago, my husband and I have moved three times. We’re currently considering a fourth move within the...
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Take a scroll down your Facebook news feed. How often do you come across a post from someone proclaiming how happy they are to be married to their best friend? I’ve seen it over and over. And I think it’s...
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6 Ways You’re Wasting Time on Facebook   How much time are you wasting on Facebook each day? According to this NY Times article the average user spends 50 minutes on Facebook and Instagram per day. Moms, we have to...
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Editor’s Note:  I’m thrilled to have Hank McKinsey from HomebyHank.com as a guest poster today.  He’s sharing with us his best tips for ways to make extra money this summer.  See his author bio at the end of the post...
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This post brought to you by CORT. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Our Small Hours. 5 Reasons to Consider Furniture Rental You never know where life will take you, no matter how well you plan.  That’s...
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3 Morning Makeover Habits I know you can relate. The alarm goes off, you hit snooze five hundred times, and then you drag yourself out of bed just in time to leave. Grab an apple as you leave, hair in a pony tail,...
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April 2016 Blog Income and Traffic Report Welcome to April’s blog income report.  April was a whirlwind month in both my personal and professional lives.  I haven’t felt so far away from my blogging in a while.  I was able to...
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Special thanks to Brosa for this great article on how to use recycled products to create beautiful bedroom decor and storage. Great Bedroom Storage Ideas Using Recycled Products Tired of tossing out an endless stream of once beloved items? It’s time...
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This post brought to you by Tom’s of Maine. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Our Small Hours. Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd.  Like other natural-living-minded moms, I’m spending time this week talking with my boys...
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Brita Universal Jug Cooler Filtration System for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Brita Jug Filter is a Hydration Hero In our home we use water filters to ensure we’re...
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PatPat.com Now Has a Website Hey, frugal mamas!  Guess what?  PatPat.com has just launched its website.  When they reached out to me for this sponsored post I was excited for the opportunity to share the news with you.  Remember when I...
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March 2016 Blog Income and Traffic Report Welcome to March’s blog income report.  In just under three months I’ll be leaving my corporate job to be self-employed full time.  My work and personal life are super busy this time of year,...
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Editor’s Note:  This post was written by Samara from My Adventure Called Life.  To find out more about Samara, please visit her website here and the contributor page here at Our Small Hours.  Be sure to follow Samara on social media:  Instagram, Twitter, G+ and...
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February 2016 Blog Income and Traffic Report I’m thrilled to share my second month of income and traffic reporting, although, I’m afraid this month was a great example of the ebb of blogging and not so much the flow.  I had...
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The Importance of Freedom of Expression for Tweens When I received an opportunity to write about freedom of expression for tweens in a post sponsored by Fruitocracy, I knew my sweet 10-year-old son would love to help me out.  As I...
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Editor’s Note:  This article was contributed by Modernize.  Modernize is “Guiding you through the information you need to speak with confidence and take your home project from dream to plan.”  Visit them on social media: Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, G+, and LinkedIn. Simple DIY Home Improvement Projects for...
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January 2016 Blog Income and Traffic Report I’ve been blogging since my oldest son was born in 2001. It was 2011, though, before I realized I could turn my passion for sharing helpful info to moms into something more than...
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Editor’s Note:  This post was written by Our Small Hours contributor Megan Wild of Your Wild Home. Find out more about Megan on the Current Contributors page.  Follow Megan on Twitter and Pinterest. Sharing A Room: How to Decorate for...
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Editor’s Note:  This post was written by Our Small Hours contributor Donna Fitzgerald.  To find out more about Donna visit our Current Contributor’s page. Should You Buy an Old Home or a New Home? Whether you’re starting a family or...
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Editor’s Note:  This post was sponsored by Fujikam.  I received the Fujikam at no cost in exchange for my honest review. The Best Baby Monitor with Camera (That You’ll Use for the Rest of Your Life!) When I got the...
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Intel. All opinions are 100% mine. The Best Computers for Gaming My boys are head over heels for Minecraft.  At first they were content to play on their video...
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The Difference Between Judging and Perceiving So far in this Myers-Briggs Type Indicator series we’ve talked about Introversion and Extraversion, Sensing and Intuiting, and Thinking and Feeling.  Before moving on to talk about the hierarchy of functions and examining the...
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20 Minecraft Gifts Under $20 Do you know anyone who loves Minecraft?  I know three folks who love Minecraft very much.  My boys live and breathe Minecraft.  Whether they are building together or alone, they find the game to be...
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The Difference Between Thinking and Feeling Are you a thinker or a feeler? What is the difference between thinking and feeling? If you’ve taken the MBTI or the free online test you probably have an idea.  You also might have an...
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Our Small Hours Black Friday 2015 You guys know how I feel about shopping on Black Friday.  If have to leave my house to buy it, it’s too expensive.  That’s why I love online deals! I’m excited to share with...
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The Differences Between Sensing and Intuition Recently,  I wrote about the attitude/energy types of Introversion and Extraversion.  Now I’ll move on to what are known as the two perception functions of Sensing (S) and Intuition (N).  According to the 3rd edition...
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TeamSnap Makes Youth Sports Team Communication Easy As a mom whose children are involved in team sports at the recreation and club league levels,  a wife whose husband coaches two travel soccer teams and former team manager, I understand the...
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