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The Frugal Black Friday Shopping Tips You Probably Forgot About

Thanks for sharing! 8 I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving! If you’ve been here for awhile, you might remember that last Thanksgiving/Black Friday was when I accidentally made over $500 from affiliate marketing and decided to finally get serious about making this blog something special. I could (and want to) wax nostalgic over the evolution of CHL this year, but now is not the time. Because now it is time to talk about how to save money on Black Friday. My mom was  ...

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Why I Instituted a Halftime Report for Setting and Achieving Goals

Thanks for sharing! 8 At the very beginning of 2018, my husband and I were discussing goals and why people view the New Year as a “reset” for the year, and Peter said something very interesting: Unless you were born on January 1, the new year is not actually an entirely new year for you – your year resets on your birthday. Evidently, he has been setting goals for himself every year in July. He then said something even more fascinating – at the 6 month mark, he pauses  ...

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Holistic Health

Why I Left my MLM for Plant Therapy Essential Oils

Thanks for sharing! 8 Brutally honest confession time: I used to be *that* crazy essential oils lady. You know the one. The one who not only hasn’t talked to you since high school, but suddenly contacts you, thoroughly convinced that every problem in the history of the world is due to someone running out of their frankincense essential oil. Foot odor? I’ve got an oil for that. Dandruff? There’s an oil for that too. Did you eat too many donuts? There’s a fat-busting  ...

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Health, Healthy Food

Best Chocolate Vegan Protein Powders

Thanks for sharing! 8 I get a lot of questions about my vegan protein powders. There are SO MANY options available, and many regular store-bought brands are filled with an array of extra chemicals, fillers, and compounds your body doesn’t need and doesn’t recognize. I’m picky about my protein powders, so I’ve been testing and sampling and researching for you. Since my go-to flavor is chocolate, this will be a review of all the best chocolate vegan protein powders on  ...

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