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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Remembering Christmas

Last year I got an ereader for Christmas. We bought a simple and cheap one, just to be sure I would like it. So, this year I was going to ask Santa husband for a Kindle Fire. Then I saw the price, and decided an affordable tablet would do the same thing at more than half the price. So, I got a very affordable tablet that I love. It is wifi accessible and an ereader, which are the two things I wanted most. Of course it has other perks too. One of the first apps I put on my tablet was the Kindle app. This allows me to download books to my ereader from the Kindle store, plus each day you get a variety of books offered for free. One of the books I got, for free, was Remembering Christmas by Dan Walsh. Now normally I read the same three authors and I love them. I do not stray from them very often. But, I decided to expand my reading wings and give some new authors a try. Remembering Christmas is a sweet and touching book. Well worth the read. I wouldn't say it was a rock star book, but at least 3.5 stars. It even made me cry a little. I think lots of people can relate to this book, so check it out. Soon I will be be doing a review on a couple of risque books. Definitely out of my reading scope, LOL!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Barbie and Friends Camping Set

Have a little girl on your gift giving list? Then get her this Barbie and Friends camping set. It comes with several dolls to go camping with Barbie, the tent, and other accessories. My 8 year old wants this for Christmas.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Halo Limited Edition Controller

For the gamer on your Christmas list, this limited edition Halo 4 wireless controller. Get it with the video game and make them doubly happy.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Halo 4 Video Game

This is the number one gift on my son's Christmas list, this year. Halo 4. I don't know anything about it, but I do know his dad, his friends, and he all love the Halo games. We will have to see if he is naughty or nice, and gets this for Christmas. What is at the top of your child's gift list this year?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Every Little Girl Needs A Pinkilicious Bike!

One of the gifts on my daughter's Christmas list this year, is a new bike. She really does need one. The old one she got when she was five, and she is just getting too big for it. I think this Pinkilicious bike is perfect!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A New Bike For Christmas!

My kids get to pick three gifts that they really want this year. The only one my daughter has absolutely made up her mind on, is a new bike. She is so funny, changing her mind every day. She will have to make up her mind soon.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Buy A Tablet For Christmas

 I have been dead set about NOT getting one of these tablets.  I thought how dumb to carry around a big bulky thing that does not look user friendly, or undroppable/breakable with ease.  Last year I got an Ereader for Christmas.  A cheap one, 7 inches, yet I love it.  No wifi or anything fancy.  I wanted a Kindle Fire for Christmas this year.  Have been looking forward to getting one.  But, then I saw these 7 inch tablets, which by the way I think are the perfect size, and at an awesome price too.  I have already bought it, and I can use it as an ereader too.  I get it well before Christmas, but it will be wrapped up to go under the tree.  So, I can't play with it for a while.  We have a PC and a laptop, but with kids that I homeschool they are on it a lot, and I get less and less computer time.  This will be the perfect solution.  BTW I don't do Smart Phones either.  I don't know how anyone can do anything online on that little screen.  My old lady eyes are way too old for that, LOL!

Since we are so close to Christmas, I will be sharing my favorite products, wish list, buying list and just cool items some of you might love, in the next weeks.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Work From Home Selling Soil

First off this is a post done by me, and I have no affiliation or experience with the company mentioned. All I do is help steer people who want to work from home to opportunities I find. If you have experience in the Agriculture field, then Larger Harvest might be the work from home job for you. You can become a dealer, and in some states there doesn't appear to be very many dealers, so you wouldn't have a ton of competition. Obviously you would have to have contacts in the industry to help you get to people who want to buy the product, which is basically organic enriched soil. The Larger Harvest website states you don't have to buy or distribute the product directly, you just make the sales. If you are interested in learning more visit the Larger Harvest, become a dealer webpage.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Odd Interlude: An Odd Thomas Book

If you follow the Odd Thomas series, by Dean Koontz, then you know he has a new book out in the series, Odd Apocalypse. What you might not know is that there is also a set of novellas that are part of the series as well called, Odd Interlude. I had been looking for these forever in paperback, but could only find them on the ereader. So finally I broke down and bought all three of them. I am so glad I did, because these three novellas actually come in the story after book four, and before book five. I just thought they were some kind of a spinoff to Odd Thomas, but they are not, they are actually part of the storyline. Though there are a few new interesting characters introduced, that I hope will become their own novel spinoffs. I have no idea why Dean Koontz made these ones three different novellas instead of one novel. They are short, easy reads and I really enjoyed them. I am 3/4 of the way done with Odd Apocalypse and it is so good now, I can hardly put it down. If you are a Dean Koontz fan, Odd Thomas is the softer, gentler side to Koontz characters. He is smart, funny, kind and oh yeah he can communicate with the dead. He really is a wonderful character that Koontz invented.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Nurse Consultant

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN)? SironaHealth is accepting applications for Nurse Consultants who maintain a current RN license. Nurse Consultants practice assisted nursing through inbound and outbound telephone contacts with patients whose physicians, hospitals, insurers, employers or providers are SironaHealth clients. Key responsibilities will include: Answering telephone inquiries through effective listening and asking open-ended questions. Demonstrating positive customer relationship skills. Utilizing nationally recognized triage software to provide general health information and advice to callers who have symptom-based problems. Qualifications: Strong preference to candidates currently residing in the Southern Maine area. Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in Maine and California. Minimum of three years clinical experience (preferably triage) in acute or ambulatory care setting, Must have ability to think, talk, and type simultaneously while offering excellent communication skills. Basic PC skills, high-speed internet capabilities. Available Shifts: Full time and part time positions with a minimum of 20 hours per week. All shifts with one weekend shift are required per week. Several weekend only options available. For more information and to apply to SironaHealth, please click here. Fill Out a SironaHealth Careers Form Now

Monday, August 13, 2012

Advertise Your Blog With Blogclicker

I get bored very easy. Yet, I still need to drive traffic to my blogs. Since I am cheap I am always looking for ways to drive traffic that are free. I have been using Entrecard, for several years, and it works quite well. However, like I said I get bored very easy. There are a lot of blogs on Entrecard that you can visit and hopefully they will visit you back. Many are not active though, and I get tired of seeing the same post for the past two years. So, basically I see the same blogs all the time, boring at times. I just recently found Blogclicker. I have been using it for almost two weeks now. It is a traffic exchange. You view blogs, get blog views in return. So simple. Check it out, and join if you like.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Can You Shave Your Eyebrows?

Yes! How do I know? Because I have been shaving mine for a number of years. It does take a bit of practice to learn not to shave your eyebrows off completely, LOL, but it is much more comfortable and affordable than plucking or waxing. Like with other things you might shave, be sure to wet it first, use a good razor, pull the skin taught, and add moisturizer after. I love the Venus Breeze razors, for all shaving purposes. The two moisturizing bars on this particular razor, are fabulous. They are a little pricey but they last forever, and work so nice. Your legs will feel wonderful too!

Monday, July 23, 2012

Virtual Data Entry All Shifts

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Friday, July 13, 2012

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

At Home Customer Service Rep

Location: Various
Department: Customer Service
Category: Customer Service
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: No Benefits
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At Home, Seasonal Customer Service Representative
 Higher One is a fast-paced and dynamic organization! Although we've grown significantly since we opened our doors in 2000, we still maintain our entrepreneurial spirit. With offices on both the East and West Coast, we offer an environment that is FUN, a bit unconventional at times and dedicated to continued growth as a financial services and payment company focused exclusively on higher education.

Recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the country, Higher One always has an eye open for the best and brightest talent. If you are as passionate as we are about creating an exciting future and doing rewarding work, you may want to consider our career opportunities.

At Higher One, we believe that every employee is critical to our success! Our innovative services depend on the energy, values, hard work and dedication of our employees. As we continue to grow, we look for others who are also committed to retaining a small-company feel while moving us to the next level!

The Seasonal, Part Time Home Based Customer Service Representative will respond to inbound telephone inquiries and email requests from Higher One accountholders. Customer service representatives serve as the first contact with card holders. In this role you will assist customers with questions and issues regarding their accounts.

**We are currently recruiting in CT, CO, FL, NC, TX, GA and VA only.**   Paid training classes will start in July, 2012.
We are seeking experienced Customer Service Representatives for a Part-Time, Seasonal assignment. The hours that we have available are Monday through Friday, between 8am ET and 11pm ET, between 15-30 hours per week.

The Customer Service Reps must have a landline phone with an unlimited long distance plan. Higher One will reimburse $30.00 each month for unlimited long distance telephone service for all active home based customer service representatives.

This person will work from home and must meet the following requirements at the time of application:

  • 1 to 3 years experience in customer service and/or data entry experience required.
  • Good listening skills required.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a professional phone manner and ability to handle customer complaint calls.
  • Previous experience working in a bank and/or call center is helpful.
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaking a plus.
Technical Requirements:
  • A reliable personal computer (must be a PC, not a Mac), a landline phone, and a headset.
  • Windows XP SP2 or higher, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Home Premium or higher.
  • Windows must be up to date with all security patches applicable to service pack level.
  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher.
  • Broadband internet access (Cable, DSL, or Verizon FIOS only).
  • All agents will be required to install a VPN client provided by Higher One.
  • All agents will be required to install a computer configuration scanning client provided by Higher One.
  • Approved Antivirus Software (a list will be provided) with current virus definitions, current Antivirus subscription, and regularly scheduled scans.
  • Higher One recommends agents also run a current anti-spyware software
  • Must have the ability to connect to your home router or modem with a network cable.
  • Vonage and Magic Jack are not accepted forms of landline phones.
Other requirements:
  • A quiet work area without background noise and interruptions (ex. pet noises and personal interruptions).
  • Ability to be on the Internet and a landline phone call simultaneously.
  • Ability to pass a credit and background check.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work at least 15 hours per week between the hours of 8am and 11pm ET, Monday through Friday.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
***Pay scale is between $9.50 and $11.50/hr to start.
Remote employees are still just as plugged into Higher One’s culture. While they may not get hit by errant Nerf balls, they still enjoy the transparent communication that comes with being a Higher One employee. Tamara M. has worked for Higher One for over four years, and despite never having set a foot into corporate headquarters, feels like a true part of the family.
Tamara’s Top Three Favorite Things About Higher One
  1. Integrity: Higher One cares about the people they work with. “I am really particular about what I do, where I work and I wanted to work from home, so it really narrowed down my choices. I liked their integrity and as a former teacher, I liked the idea of working with students.”
  2. Work/Life Balance:  Tamara and her husband both work part-time from home for Higher One. Their schedules allow them to be active in their church and neighborhood activities, and to enjoy lunches together on their patio during the workday! “There’s a lot of flexibility – it’s a good job for people that want to slow down but still are used to a challenge.”
  3. Old-fashioned customer service:Higher One puts a lot of emphasis on giving stellar service , no matter what the customer is saying or doing. “My favorite thing is taking the calls with regular students – good old customer care, I love it! We put a lot of focus on being people of integrity, and that’s really important to me.”

***Pre-employment background and credit check are required. Applicant must not have past due or collection items including charge offs, judgments or liens. Bankruptcy items are excluded.

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Healthy Tip for Today: Grow Your Own Vegetables

OK, I have not been able to do a healthy tip for a while, just so much going on this time of year. Grow your own veggies and herbs. If you live in the city, or do not have space to grow your own vegetables, container gardening is for you. They don't take up a whole lot of room, and you can even put them in your home. There are tons of resources for container gardening. It has become quite popular. Seeds are very inexpensive, and you control the pesticides applied. Certain vegetables, like tomatoes and red peppers are extremely expensive. But, by growing your own, you can save a lot of money. I have been container gardening outside. This Winter I am going to try and grow certain veggies in the home, in a controlled environment. Next week I will give some tips on how to keep critters off your plants. Happy gardening!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Call Center Work at Home Job

Job Description - Call Center Representative — Work at Home (120001622) Job Description Call Center Representative — Work at Home-120001622 Description NCO is an industry leader in providing business process outsourcing services including accounts receivable management, customer relationship management and back office services for a diversified customer base. Our clients are empowered to successfully address immediate business needs, while empowering long-term growth across the entire customer lifecycle. NCO currently provides services through offices in Antigua, Australia, Barbados, Canada, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Panama, the Philippines, United Kingdom and the United States. Principal Responsibilities Communicate with patients/clients/customers by telephone and/or written correspondence to attempt to bring resolution to unpaid accounts. Supply thorough customer service, maintain positive patient/client/customer relations, and work efficiently in the name of the client. Provide thorough, efficient, and accurate updates on computer files for each call made. When requested, process all correspondences with adherence with pertinent legislation guidelines where applicable. Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations that regulate the collection industry. Knowledge, understanding, and compliance with NCO policies and procedures. Maintain knowledge of functional area and company policies and procedures. Provide feedback to management concerning possible problems or areas of improvement. Make recommendations to implement improved processes. Perform other duties as assigned by management. Qualifications High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Previous customer service and collection experience preferred. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. Proficient personal computer skills. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to work in a team fostered environment. Ability to work in a multi-tasked environment. Ability to prioritize and organize work. Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule. Technical requirements for Work at Home positions include, but are not limited to: Compatibility of equipment and technology requirements may vary based upon assignment or client requirements. PC Hardware System made within the past few years running a Windows operating system. Current version of Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Active and valid commercially supported Antivirus and Firewall Software products enabled. Sound Card. Telephone Home telephone service (i.e., Landline). Wired handset telephone that is free of all features and must include a mute button. Medium to high quality headset. Internet Connection High speed internet connection. PC must be wired to the high speed modem. Work Environment Virtual (work at home) environment. Ability to lift and/or move 20 pounds with or without accommodation. Ability to travel to site location in North Charleston, SC when required. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, paid time off and a 401 (k) plan. M/F/H/V/EOE/AA Job Collector Primary Location UNITED STATES-SC-North Charleston Work Locations North Charleston, SC 4275 Bridge View Drive North Charleston 29405 Employee Status Regular Schedule Full-time Job Level Entry Level Shift Day Job Education Level High School Diploma/GED/CXC (±11 years)

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

How To Keep Fleas Out Of Your House

Man I have had a crazy two weeks. I was bitten by a nasty spider, and have been nursing the wound ever since. I will finally return to work this Saturday. I will get a healthy tip post up soon, and another work at home find. But, first I want to talk about fleas. We live in Florida, and there are pretty much fleas here all year. Where there is sand, there are sand fleas. We have two dogs. A large dog, and a small dog. Since I despise bugs in my home, keeping fleas at bay is very important to me. People always ask me, how do you keep fleas off your dogs? First of all let me say you can not literally keep fleas off your dog or cat. We also have a rabbit, and it is important for him as well. He lives in an enclosed room in the garage, so fleas are not really a problem for him. This is what I do for the dogs. As a note we have tried every available product on the market. Most only work short term or not at all. We have also tried eco friendly options, such as Dawn dish soap, vinegar, bleach etc. While these might work they are very time consuming and need to be done every single day. Since having my home smell like vinegar is not really an option either, I stick to what works well. 1. Comfortis is what we use. It works for 30 days, and is an affordable chewable tablet. I will put up a link for anyone who might be interested in trying it. We only give it every 60 days, and one tablet gets split between both dogs. It works by killing the fleas, when the fleas bite your pet. It is about 20 dollars for the tablet for a large dog. So we pay about 120 dollars per year. In the winter, if we get a cold winter, we don't always give it over the winter months, so it is usually even less money. 2. If you can remove rugs from your home. If you can not be sure to vacuum everyday and shampoo the rugs at least once a month. 3. Bathe your pet frequently. In peak flea season, which is August and September here, they are bathed once a week. Other warm months, once a month, and winter time not at all unless warm enough. 4. I sweep or vacuum my tile floors every day. I also vacuum the living room furniture every single day. If a flea gets in your home they can begin laying eggs immediately. One flea can lay hundreds of eggs. Vacuuming your furniture, and then dump the dirt in the garbage and take it out, will alleviate egg laying issues. 5. If you do get an explosion of fleas, wash all floors, and curtains in hot water. You may have to bomb the house. We have only had to do this once, and it was before we started using the Comfortis. That is how we avoid the nasty fleas, and it works awesome!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Work From Home With Elance

Elance, is a work at home with freelance type jobs on their website. If you are a freelance and can do SEO, graphic design, writing, programming, graphic design, virtual assistant and more, then click the link to get more info from Elance.

I have not signed up with this website myself, so I have no personal experience with them. Always use good sound judgement when signing up with online websites.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Sunset Painting

I continue to get better at my painting skills. Most of my paintings will be available to purchase for $24.99 in my Etsy store. They are signed and dated, and since I only do one of each, they are truly one of a kind. I probably will do more sunsets, but I doubt I can get them to look exactly the same. This one has a funny story to it. My daughter wanted me to paint our Lab. I tried, but it just didn't look right. So, the only way I could fix it was to turn her head into the sun and add all the other stuff to it, LOL! My mom, who is our painting teacher, said this was very, very good. What do you think? I actually have quite a few to share with all of you, just need time to get them up and going. I do have one tip, for anyone who wants to learn to paint. You can watch other artists all you want, you will get a basic idea, but you will learn your own style and technique the more you paint.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Pre-Order the new Odd Thomas Book by Dean Koontz

I have been waiting for Dean Koontz to release a new Odd Thomas book. Finally, in July 2012 the new Dean Koontz book, Odd Apocalypse, will be released. I love the Odd Thomas series. He is one of the most loveable characters I have ever read about. Don't miss the chance to preorder yours now. It does not appear it will be released for Ereaders, which is a big bummer.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

The Help

Need an awesome Mother's Day gift idea?  Get the book, The Help, and then the movie to follow.  I have fifty pages left to the book, and I can tell you it is an amazing story.  You will laugh, cry, admire and relate to these women.  

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Work at Home Agents/Representatives

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  • Great work environment (your own home!)
  • Paid training
  • Bonus programs and incentives - easily earn $8-15 per hour
  • Absolutely no sales or appointment setting calls (no telemarketing)
  • No commute
  • No expensive work wardrobe
  • No traffic jams
  • A professional and articulate phone voice
  • Ability to establish rapport, and follow a script as a conversation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Quiet home work environment during scheduled work and training hours
  • Personal computer with Pentium 4 processor (1500 MHz or greater) and 512 MB RAM
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Healthy Pasta Salad

So what do you all think of the new Blogger changes?  I don't know it will take a bit of getting used to.  My healthy tip for this week, is to try and change to salads that don't require mayonnaise.  Mayo is high in fat and calories.  A pasta salad can be tweaked to add more veggies, less pasta, a bit of meat, and the dressing can be extremely light.  Also if you make pasta one night and you have some left over just save it for the next day, and make a pasta salad.  Then no food is being wasted and it will save you some cook time.  My pasta salad includes:

Pasta:  Any kind, but for more bang for your pasta buck, try whole grains and I love the new veggie pastas.
Dressing:  Zesty Italian, you can use Raspberry Vinaigrette, or Red Wine Vinegar as well.
Cherry tomatoes but any choppy tomato will do.
Bell Peppers of any color
Onions preferably Vidalia onions
Black Olives
Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Just mix it all together, chill and voila a complete dinner or serve it with burgers, chicken or even hot dogs. 

Monday, April 16, 2012

Work at Home Agents/Representatives

If you have a smiling face and enjoy talking on the phone - we want to hear from you!

Validated Response is looking for qualified candidates to join our team of work from home agents/representatives.

Work part time 20-30 hours per week from the comfort of your own home.

We offer:

  • Compensation based on experience and skill level
  • Great work environment (your own home!)
  • Paid training
  • Bonus programs and incentives - easily earn $8-15 per hour
  • Absolutely no sales or appointment setting calls (no telemarketing)
  • No commute
  • No expensive work wardrobe
  • No traffic jams
  • A professional and articulate phone voice
  • Ability to establish rapport, and follow a script as a conversation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Quiet home work environment during scheduled work and training hours
  • Personal computer with Pentium 4 processor (1500 MHz or greater) and 512 MB RAM
  • High Speed Internet Access via hardwire connection
  • Moderate computer skills
  • Available to work 20+ hours per week
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Friday, April 13, 2012

Healthy Tip of the Week: Use Skim Milk

All right so I can't remember to post on Thursday, for the healthy tip, so I will just do it one day during the week when I remember. This is to help anyone who wants to lose weight, or just be healthier. To me they go hand in hand, though I suppose some people who are fortunate enough to eat badly, yet still be skinny, can be very unhealthy.

I can't believe how many adults still drink whole milk, or even 2% milk. The fat and cholesterol in these should be enough to convince you to switch to skim milk. Skim milk has no fat, zip, zero none and only 86 calories. Skim milk does have 8mg of Cholesterol per serving, which is technically a type of fat, but still less than whole milk. Whole milk has 146 calories, 8gm of fat, and 24 mg of cholesterol. Yikes you can see how milk can very quickly add to your waist line. But we need milk, it is very important source of calcium and protein. I don't even cook with whole milk either. All cheese is at least part skim. Of my two kids, my son switched to skim milk at the age of two, and my daughter still drinks whole milk only because she does not gain fat very easily at all. Most children don't need whole milk after a certain age. It just adds fat and calories to their diet. But you should always discuss with your Pediatrician. Switch to skim milk, and part skim cheese, and watch your diet and your waistline improve.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Join Incentria Today

I just joined Incentria the other day. Now you are not going to make a ton of money here, but it does not take much of your time, and can make some easy pocket cash. Here are the benefits they list for joining.

  • Get paid to visit websites.
  • Get paid to complete simple offers.
  • Exchange Traffic with other members for free.
  • Promote Incentria and get up to $0.20 CPM.
  • Request a payment at $1.
  • Fast payments through PayPal or AlertPay
  • Earn up to 100% from your referrals.
  • Online over 2 years!

Friday, April 6, 2012

Healthy Thursday, Kindle Fire and Amazon

A while back I had been doing a fun post on this blog, about eating and being healthy. I stopped, but now I want to start it up again. I have lost twenty pounds with diet moderation and exercise. I want to share some of the things I have learned about myself, diet and exercise with all of you. So for this weeks Healthy Thursday tip, I am going to share that to reduce sodium in my diet, yet get that taste, I use Red Wine Vinegar on meats and cooked veggies. It is great on salads as well. You only need a little bit, few shakes, and it is awesome. You can use more on meats, because the meat soaks it up. I very rarely ever cook with salt anymore, and have limited the table salt as well, for everyone, not just me. Sodium makes you retain water, thereby inhibiting weight loss. If you have kidney disease, or any other disease, do not limit your diet without consulting your doctor or dietitian first. I am a healthy 42 yr old woman with no underlying illnesses.

I want a Kindle Fire! My husband got me a Kobo reader for Christmas, and I love it. Now I want one with all the bells and whistles. I probably will have to wait until Christmas again, but I am a very patient woman, well most of the time, lol!

Speaking of Amazon, did you know you can sign up to put items on your blog, and if anyone buys anything from your blog you will get a percentage. Be sure to read the terms, because some states it is not allowed. Now I will admit I am not a great salesperson, but I have made a few dollars doing it. If you are a better salesperson than me, what can it hurt? Just click the Amazon link to check it out.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Saturday, March 17, 2012

Online Grading Assistant Needed

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Effingham, NH 03882 (map it!Map it!)
Base Pay :
$12,000 - $30,000 /Year
Employee Type :
Industry :
Education - Teaching - Administration
Library Science
Manages Others :
Job Type :
General Business
Education :
2 Year Degree
Experience :
Not Specified
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Contact Information
Contact :
Elizabeth Morgan
Description Our Online Educational Consulting Company with multiple locations across the U.S. has a eight year history of success. Be a part of a growing and dynamic company. We are looking for a full-time and a part-time online Grading Assistant who pays attention to detail, is deadline-oriented, and interested in working online. Grade for a College Professor via the computer. Work from home with flexible hours and the ability to set your own schedule within reason. High Speed Internet is required to work virtually via the Internet. Bachelor's degree and online classroom experience are required. Excellent job for those pursuing additional and/or graduate degrees or stay at home Moms. Training provided. Career development potential. Please present online platform experience in your COVER LETTER.
RequirementsScanner, Printer, Copier
Windows 7
Bachelor Degree or in progress
High Speed Internet and Broadband Card
Self-Starter with ability to work virtually from own home
Online Classroom Experience
Weekend & weeknight hours required
Cell Phone with 3 way calling and texting capabilities
Mature analytical skills, as evidenced by the ability to solve problems, identify improvement opportunities, and create effective action plans.
Small Business Owner wanted (LLC, Sole Proprietor, DBA) - this is a contracted position
4 Professional References

To apply for this position click here.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Appointment Setter Needed: Work From Home Independent ContractorThe appointment setter & lead generation positions are work from home independent con

The appointment setter & lead generation positions are work from home independent contractor opportunities where you can schedule flexible hours and work out of your home office. SalesRoads sales agents work with clients to call into business executives from a list provided and schedule qualified appointments. Contractor payments are bi-weekly and comprised of a guaranteed hourly pay plus commission bonuses. Click the link below to apply.

As with all online jobs and applications, be sure to do a little investigating before jumping in. Some are scams, most are not.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Make Money Grading ACT Writing Tests

Readers Wanted!

We need qualified people to read and score student essays for the ACT Writing Test.

Essay scoring takes place online, facilitated by an Electronic Performance Evaluation Network (ePEN) System designed by Pearson Educational Measurement. This means you can read and score essays anytime and from any personal workstation with an Internet connection.

Writing Test essays are scored at intervals throughout the year. Compensation will be performance based. Scorers can realize $12/hour or more based on a combination of performance indicators, including quality and rate.

Prospective applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Current teaching experience (preferred)
  • Experience teaching high school English to juniors and seniors (preferred)
  • U.S. citizenship, resident alien status, or authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Reside in the U.S.

Click this link to apply for above position.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Ebook Reviews

I had mentioned before that I got a nice shiny ereader for Christmas, from my hubby. I have been borrowing ebooks from my local library. The last one I read was, Split Second, by Catherine Coulter. It is supposed to be an FBI thriller, but I found nothing thrilling about it. It was slow, and just not interesting to me. This is the first book I have read by this author and I am skeptical to read another. Have you read any of her books? Did you like them?

Now I am reading, Miss Perigrines Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs. The name of the book, as well as the author's name intrigued me, and got my attention, so I am reading it. It is quite an interesting book so far. I wouldn't say it is a edge of my seat kind of book, but it does keep my interest and has a great storyline so far. I look forward to finishing this book.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Photography Writer Needed

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    $30-$250 USD

Project Description:

Looking for a native English speaker/writer who has a strong knowledge of photography to write a series of blog posts. Each blog post should typically be 400-600 words and broken into bite-sized chunks (perhaps four or five points). The subject of each post is "How to photograph..."

How to photograph architecture
How to photograph sunrise/sunsets
How to photograph landscapes
How to photograph people
How to photograph children
How to photograph food/drink

The blog posts are intended to teach iPhone users how to use their iPhone camera so experience with mobile photography (or being an iPhone user) is beneficial but not required. Copy-writing experience and skills are +. He/She should be able to write informative and instructional copy in a short, concise, light-hearted style.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Quickie by James Patterson

I loved the book, The Quickie, by James Patterson. It was fast moving, exciting, suspenseful and keeps you on the edge of your seat. My kind of book for sure. I read mine on my trusty ereader, that my hubby got me for Christmas. I love my ereader, don't know why I waited so long to get one. Do you have an ereader?

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Freelance Blogger For Mobile Home Dwellers

This is a very interesting job posting. It is for a freelance blogger that lives in a mobile home, and is happy with their life. The company is a hardware store blog. Check out the details if you are interested.


Do you live in a mobile home and write about how you're making the most of out life?

We're a supply store in an industry notorious for poor customer service, and our mission is to change the standard that mobile home residents expect. While niche hardware stores like ours are closing down across the country, we're growing by providing friendly service and responsiveness to our in-store and online customers.

Looking for a blogger to :

- Write about how you're making the most out of mobile home life.
- Guest blog. Find established blogs, contact the blogger about your article that is a good fit on their chosen topic, get your article posted.
- Link to The article topic need not be about supplies, but include a link to our site in the article content and byline.
- Get paid $25 per article (minimum 500 words) successfully posted on an established blog. One article per week.
- Be positive. We want to provide inspiration and helpfulness for residents of mobile homes through articles that impact their daily lives.


- Original content that you write.
- Guest blog on a different established blog each week.
- One do-follow link in article content and one in the byline.
- Byline text – [your name] writes for CompleteMH, a mobile home parts company committed to customer service.
- Honesty. No need to sugar coat it, people live in mobile homes because they're cheaper than stick-built homes. Mobile home life has challenges, write about how you overcome them.

How to apply

Email with examples of previous writing.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Books I Love To Read

I just finished this book, The Confession, by John Grisham. I need to get The Litigators next, but that will have to wait. Grisham is one of my favorite authors, and if you love crime mysteries, this is perfect.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Work From Home Virtual Assistant Job

Do you posses the following skills and characteristics?

  • Are you a self starter?
  • Are you motivated to grow your knowledge and skill set?
  • Are you dedicated to a long term career working from home?
  • Are you able to work independently and be prompt, professional and responsive in your communications?
  • Do you have experience in Internet Technologies and Applications such as Wordpress, Aweber, 1ShoppingCart and InfusionSoft?
  • Do you have experience managing important executives including maintaining their calendar, keeping their staff on task and on schedule?
  • Do you have experience in marketing and social media?

If you answer Yes to 4 or more of the above questions, we may have a position for you! To begin the process of becoming a Virtual Assistant with ContemporaryVA, please complete the three steps below:

  1. Complete the Online Application
  2. Await a response from our Human Resources Department within 1-2 business days.
  3. Be responsive and prompt in your communications to our Human Resources Department in the application and interview process.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Freelance Music Video Editor

Freelance Music Video Editor

Job Number: 42190993
Company Name:Entertainment Industry Employer
Location: San Francisco / Anywhere, CA US
Career Focus:Arts, Entertainment & Gaming / Media & Communication

Updated: 1/8/2012
Freelance Music Video Editor
To Whom it May Concern:, an up and coming music and video production and distribution company, is seeking top-notch freelance music video editors for contract work. Over the past two years BAMM has produced hundreds of projects with a large variety of musicians. We're currently building a network of highly skilled editors to complete previously shot projects that have not yet seen the light of day. These videos will potentially be seen by millions of viewers across the world, so quality and creativity are paramount.

We will start by selecting editors whose reels demonstrate a strong understanding and intuition for pairing music and video. Each chosen editor will start with an audition project - that is, we will offer one song by an artist for you to edit as an example of your approach to our footage. You will be paid for your work, and the video will then be reviewed by our in-house post-production team, which will examine your video for quality and creativity, determining to what extent we would like to invite you to work with us in the future.

On average, an editor may spend between 7 - 14 hours editing, revising and completing one nicely polished video from one of our sets, depending on the nature of the music and the footage. Please respond indicating your level of interest and availability to edit BAMM music videos on a regular freelance basis. Shortly thereafter we will arrange a way to give you footage with instructions on how to edit the piece.

We believe this is a great opportunity for skilled editors to make money on the side while also boosting a portfolio. As mentioned, BAMM's content reaches viewers in over 150 countries and is featured with major content distributors through various channels. We believe BAMM is innovating a new business model for the music industry, helping musicians make money and gain exposure without big label influence. We are extremely proud of the caliber of our artists, our business partners, and the quality of our content, and are very excited about some of our major upcoming releases (namely an iPad app, and a new website), through which many of the videos we produce in the coming months will be featured. We hope you find the opportunity as exciting as we do.

Thank you for your time and consideration. We look forward to the possibility of working with you.

Jeff LaPenna
Media Director //

To Apply click here.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Frugal Food Shopping

If your New Year's resolution is to learn how to be more frugal, starting with your grocery list is a great place to start. You really can save a lot of money at the grocery store, it just takes some planning and determination to do it.

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Welcome To My Earn Money At Home Site

Welcome to my make money at home site. There really are work from home jobs out there. Good ones, and legit ones. I will add a few other things in just for fun too. I currently have two other blogs, and guest post for another, plus moderate my ten year old sons homeschool writing blog. You can say I enjoy blogging.