Refresh Your Routine for Back To School 2014

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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The Back To School TED Talk Everyone Should Watch

In May, 2014 my friend Stephanie Quilao (famously known as @SkinnyJeans on Twitter) was doing a daily TED Talk challenge. One of the TED Talks she posted was about using paper towels. Compared to many of the inspiring and riveting talks, how could a less than 5-minute talk be so captivating? Part of the draw is […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Review – Two Perspectives

Disclosure: I was invited to a press screening of Guardians of the Galaxy and agreed to write a review. Given that I have never seen a Marvel movie as an adult, I brought along my best friend since she’d have some clue what was going on. This review is from two perspectives – someone who […]

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5 Ways To Help Protect Your Identity When You Travel

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for LifeLock. Just 10 years ago, if you headed out-of-town for work or vacation only a few people knew. Today, it’s likely most of your co-workers, friends, and family know everything about your trip. Unfortunately, it’s also very likely many strangers do too. And while it may not be […]

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6 Ways A Tablet Makes You and Your Kids More Productive

I’m a Mac girl. Macbook Pro, iPhone, iPad. But I gave up my iPhone exclusivity and added an Android smartphone to my purse. And I’ve been tech driving the Nokia Lumia WindowsPhone to stretch my familiarity with another OS. At a Verizon Insiders Summit, I was given a Nokia 2520 tablet and asked to see […]

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Choosing A Name For Your Child

I was in my early 20s the first time I decided on a name for a daughter if I had one. I wasn’t even married, but I knew the name I wanted for my daughter. She would be named after my mom and my grandma. Mind you, my grandma was still alive and naming a […]

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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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