An Independence Day Veme “Bye, Felicia!”

Happy Independence Day, Y’all! I thought this little veme I created would make you laugh and pair nicely with my Fourth of July Post from last year. Stay safe, eat watermelon, have a drink, swim, watch fireworks, and remember to be grateful for the people willing to sacrifice everything for our freedom. I had to do it. God Bless America our… – Herd Management with Jessica Azar | Facebook Come join us over at the Herd Management Facebook Page for more laugh and fun conversation…some smart, some silly, some strange…

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Top 20 Summer Reading List for Grown Girls PLUS Giveaway

What’s that, friends? You feel that gorgeous sunshine on your back and hear those birds chirping? Yup, it’s officially SUMMER! And to all the readers of the world, that means one very, very important thing: it’s time to dig into that summer reading list for grown girls! Been a little too distracted by the end-of-school insanity to bone up on what all the hot summer reads are? No sweat! We’ve got you covered. Twenty of us blogging gals have teamed up with The Mom of the Year and Normal Level of Crazy virtual monthly book club to create a list of exactly what belongs on a grown girl’s summer reading list. Not only do these books come highly recommended (along with the reason you need to be reading them!), we are giving eleven of them away to one of you, along with a $225 Amazon giftcard. I know, it’s insanely awesome! More details on the giveaway at the end of the post. For now, log into Goodreads, grab a notepad or settle in with however you track your to-read list and start adding these titles. 20 Books that Belong on Your Summer Reading List: Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology by…

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Ways to Simplify Summer

Ways to Simplify Summer This post was sponsored by the Maker of OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their Versatile Stain Remover, all opinions are my own. Can you feel it? The temperatures are rising, gardens are springing to life with flowers and vegetables, and I’m putting off shopping for a new swimsuit. Yep, summer is almost here! Finding Simplify Summer strategies will minimize stress and maximize the good times you’ll undoubtedly have. While summer brings a ton of opportunities for fun and memories, with it also comes a certain amount of chaos. I always feel a bit overwhelmed in preparing for the season of pools and watermelon, partly because of the seemingly endless amount of supplies I need to buy. The key that helps me to Simplify Summer as a budget-conscious mother of four is identifying items that can serve multiple purposes in my busy household. Not only does it make my shopping list shorter (which saves me precious time), it also saves me money and storage space! Check out the purchases at the top of my must-have list that can pull double or even triple…

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