Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fun Friday: 4 Ways to Preserve Photos


I love taking photos, but gone are the days of getting photos processed. With an increasing reliance on digital technology, how can we preserve and share our photos?

Look at the list below for some ideas on how to preserve your precious memories. Before you begin storing, you will have to collect all of your old photos. This may be difficult because, if you’re like me, you have 700 photos in your bedroom, two boxes in the basement, random photos in drawers, and a few stragglers under your bed. It’s a great idea to collect all of them and then set them up. Similarly, if all of your photos are digitized, you should go through and prioritize which ones you want to print, which, if any, you want to delete, and which ones you want to blow up and frame in poster size or larger.

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Pinterest Thursday: More Terrariums

Since we talked about terrariums yesterday, I wanted to curate a little Pinterest post about some of the cool and unique terrariums I found.

Water Lilly Terrarium

I never thought to use a water plant for a terrarium. This is a great idea— just make sure that your terrarium is in a safe animal-free zone so that it doesn’t get knocked off the table.

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Wow Wednesday: Terrariums


like to make terrariums because they add a bit of texture and greenery to any room. Look at the steps below to make your terrarium. These instructions have been adapted from Better Homes & Gardens:

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Recipe Tuesday: Healthy Snacks


It can be so hard to eat right because when I get really hungry, I want to eat anything in sight. Those things are usually candy or bread. But I found that when I snack properly, I’m less likely to get food cravings. Look at the list below for some healthy snack ideas.

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Minimalist Monday: How to Start Exercising

CLB-6 Marines, sailors enjoy food and fun during field meet

When I first started exercising, I was enthusiastic about it. I pushed myself really hard every day. I woke up at 5 a.m. so that I could exercise at 6. For a few months, this worked. After a while, it stopped working. Recently, I’ve been getting back on track and trying to exercise a few times a week. I realize that it is better to workout by doing something I like than to push myself doing something I hate.

Look at the list below for some tips and tricks on how to get started.

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