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My NEW Workout Program

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Hey everyone, Coach Ben O. here! Hope everyone has been doing well. I know last time I talked about how I have climbed on board the Beach Body journey. My first workout program is going well and I’m over 1 week in. I don’t know about you, but I’m always struggling to find time to get to the gym, even… Read more »

Say Hello to Coach Ben O.

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Well, I’ve done it. I’ve joined the ranks of Team Beach Body and have become a coach. I’ll be participating in my first Challenge group starting August 28th. It is time to be more responsible for my health, and be a better role model for my boys when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. I look forward to sharing… Read more »


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So, I know last time I said I would be posting more often, but that didn’t really happen. But I have been working on some projects and will be posting the “How-To’s” on here for you all to enjoy. Here’s what I’ve been working on: Rustic Barn Wood Serving Tray – This simple serving tray was made with 1×4 boards… Read more »

Health and Fitness

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Well it has been what seems like forever since I’ve posted on here. Probably because it has been! I apologize for the lack of posting, it has been a crazy spring at work and I haven’t had the time to keep up with all of this! So, I’m going to be starting a health and fitness journey. I’ve come to… Read more »

15 Ways to Save Money This Year

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Looking for a way to follow through on some of your resolutions this year? These 50 easy ways to save money will help you pay off some bills; work towards getting out of debt; or build on your savings. 15 Ways to Save Money this Year Budget! – The only way that you are going to be able to save… Read more »

A New Year; A New Beginning

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Well, it’s a new year! As most of us have done, I’ve jotted down a few New Year Resolutions that I’d like to accomplish this year. To help keep me accountable, I’d like to share them with you. So, here we go: 2017 Resolutions Build a better savings account for both of my little boys Less getting upset with the… Read more »

Christmas 2016

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Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas weekend! Ours was spent with family and friends. Everyone had a good time. The boys received most of what they wanted from Santa, and couldn’t have been more excited to see the tree Christmas morning. They had a blast seeing relatives from out of state and spending time with both… Read more »

It’s been awhile…

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It has been FAR too long since I’ve made a post. I do apologize to all of you for that! It has been extremely hectic at work being short staffed and actually manning my store by myself for a while. I now am fully staffed again, but have been training my new employees. Going forward, I’m looking to start writing… Read more »

I feel bad…

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I feel bad…actually I feel horrible for my lack of posting lately. It has been an extremely crazy past few months. My job has 3 employees that usually work here (me as a manager, and two others). The end of July I lost 1 employee, and about a month ago, I lost the other. I haven’t had any good candidates… Read more »

Reduce Toy Clutter with DIY Toy Box

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We have a 3 year old and soon to be 5 year old at home; toys are usually scattered everywhere. Finding storage space in our living room for them was difficult until I found a DIY Vertical Toy Box.  I found some toy boxes online and in stores to purchase, however, they were always made out of particle board, something… Read more »