Choosing A Name For Your Child

Welcome to Saving for Someday! Thank you for visiting, I’m so glad you came by. I write on a number of topics, but my goals is always to be a positive part of your day. If you like what you read, you may want to subscribe for free updates via RSS or email. Thanks for […]

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Healthy Essentials For Summertime and Any Time

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Be Prepared — the motto for […]

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Starfish Project: Raising Awareness and Money for Exploited Women

Recently a friend of mine made a major career change to do work she is passionate about. She took a job with an organization called Starfish Project. Exploitation of women all over the world, especially in Asia, is a significant and overwhelming problem. Reading stories of young girls and women sold into sex-slavery and exploited in other […]

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You Only Lose Your Hard Drive Once

When was the last time you backed up your phone and computer? If you opened up your computer and couldn’t access your hard drive would you panic and freak out or calmly remind yourself that you have everything on a backup? If you turned on your phone to find it has mysteriously reset itself, would […]

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5 Fashion Tips Every Mom Should Know

Yes, I’m dispensing fashion advice. If you’re laughing, that’s fine. If you’re wondering what qualifies me to tell other people what to wear when I’m often seen in decidedly questionable fashions, I probably can’t give you any specific reasons sufficient to satisfy you. And by “decidedly questionable fashions”, that “questionable” is according to those who […]

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How To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Karaoke Machine

Disclosure: I received a complimentary iRig Voice Microphone. External Microphone I’m a child of the ’70s and ’80s, so when I hear microphone I immediately think of the Mr. Microphone ads with the guy leaning out being all cool and suave trying to pick up girls. That ad today would be torn to shreds. Back […]

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Pool Care Tips For Busy Families

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Clorox Pool & Spa to offer you pool care tips to keep your pool clean and sparkly. I was the “pool guy” for my pool growing up. It was pretty simple back in the 80s. And, truthfully, kind of fun playing scientist to make sure the pool was […]

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Innovative Cable, Dock, and Tripod for Your Smartphone

smartphone cable I love Kickstarter. And I love technology. So when Jon contacted me about trying his Kickstarter-funded Une Bobine smartphone cable I had to say YES. Not just because it’s a great idea, but because it solves a problem I have – my phone gets lost on my desk. I use several phones at the same […]

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16 Fantastic Books For Tween Girls

While I often ask my friends with older girls what books their girls’ loved, I’m often asked the same thing. So I thought I’d put together a list of books for tween girls that BabyGirl has read that she thinks other tween girls would enjoy too. This, of course, is in addition to the list […]

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3 Stargazing Apps For Every Smartphone

Stargazing App Summer is a time to relax and put the schedule aside. It doesn’t always work that way, though. And at the end of the day your mind goes over the 872 things you did that day and the odometer on the car that seems to spin like you’re looking for the $1.00 space […]

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