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3 Steps to Effective Crowdfunding
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3 Steps to Effective Crowdfunding

Over the summer, my friend and I attempted to fund a summer camp through crowdfunding. It was an epic fail. I don’t say that to discourage you in your desires, but I say that to say that I’ve given it a try. We didn’t do it right, we didn’t use our resources or our friends...

How to Repair Hardwood Floors Yourself
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How to Repair Hardwood Floors Yourself

Once upon a time, my husband and I moved in to this gigantic house (for us) which was cheap, but had a lot of issues. Even though we were working long hours and exhausted, the flooring was in complete disrepair and something needed to be done. The wood was chipped, nails had become unhinged and the...

OfferUp: An Easy App to Sell Your Stuff
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OfferUp: An Easy App to Sell Your Stuff

Although there are a lot of positive things about Craigslist and I still use it regularly, I’ve never been much of a fan to sell my stuff. I don’t want to create one ad for each item and I know I get annoyed when the price says one thing, but it’s meant to represent the...

6 Tips to Better Financial Health
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6 Tips to Better Financial Health

A few weeks ago, I went to a financial literacy program. Let me rephrase. I helped organize and run the National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Inaugural My Sister’s Keeper Economic Empowerment Luncheon. That’s a mouthful. The program informed attendees of various tidbits of information, many that I was not aware of. The event seemed to be...

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I’m Not Supermom ~ Removing the Cape

Blogging has opened my eyes to a lot of new experiences and people. Most of all, I felt inadequate. I know this was my own insecurity, but I’m a stay at home of three and could barely put in an hour on my blog, if I was lucky. The question I have always asked these other people...

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Make a Rukkus on Saturday Night {$250 #Giveaway}

I sit in the glow of the television watching the season premiere of Suits. My back hurts and I’m in desperate need of a date night with my husband. What to do? Go see Maroon 5? Go laugh with Jerry Seinfeld? Head out to see the Cleveland Cavaliers play Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena? There’s...