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Category Archives: Just Tips

JOURNAL

Don’t Forget About Your Life Lines

Posted by 6 years ago 23 Comments 2227 views

I so did NOT want to cook tonight. I had chicken defrosted for dinner but my energy was tapped after a day out with both boys.

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JOURNAL

Weekly Tracker Template

Posted by 6 years ago 22 Comments 3984 views

My new weekly tracker spreadsheet is working like a charm! I’m using it to track old Weight Watcher Points, but you can really use it for anything. Here is the template embedded click here to download the

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INSIGHTS

How to Eat Light AND Cheap at McDonald’s

Posted by 6 years ago 34 Comments 4093 views

Order a: Side Salad with vinaigrette, small fry, a McChicken plain and a courtesy water.

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JUST TIPS

5 "Old" Weight Watchers Resources (NOT PointsPlus)

Posted by 6 years ago 145 Comments 20847 views

I announced a few weeks ago that I would not be counting points on Weight Watchers any longer. I came to my decision partially because of my discontent with with new PointsPlus plan and partially because after 6 years, I just don’t need points as much as I used to. I have heard from many […]

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BLOGGING THOUGHTS

Is Anyone Seeing Your Facebook Updates?

Posted by 7 years ago 8 Comments 1333 views

I recently noticed a severe drop in my facebook fan page interaction so I decided to do a little digging. It seems there is a new setting which filters updates only showing wallk posts from people you’ve recently interacted with.

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BLOGGING THOUGHTS

The Power of “Thanks, but I’m Not Interested” in Response to a PR Pitch.

Posted by 7 years ago 13 Comments 2095 views

If you’ve been blogging for any significant amount of time I’m sure you are familiar with PR pitches. I get 4-5 a day on average, everything from giveaway offers, events to publicized, products to review. At first I was flattered they thought my blog was worthy of contacting. But after a few years and hundreds […]

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JUST TIPS

5 Ways to Stretch Your Food Dollar and Shrink Your Waist Line

Posted by 7 years ago 12 Comments 2279 views

This post idea has been floating around the old noggin for quite some time now. As I was watering down some salad dressing the other day, I realized there are many habits I have adopted over the years that not only help me cut calories but save money as well.

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JOURNAL

My Thanksgiving Plans

Posted by 7 years ago 15 Comments 1812 views

Writing everything down has always helped me get organized or at least FEEL more organized and I’m in desperate need of that feeling right now. I have 5 family members coming in tonight for the Thanksgiving and 3 more tomorrow morning. I’m very excited about the holiday but as Chief Cook and Host of the […]

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BLOGGING THOUGHTS

One Simple Way to Stick it to Scrapers

Posted by 7 years ago 13 Comments 1506 views

Having your content scraped and used on spam sites is a chance you take when publishing a full RSS feed from your blog. I’ll go out on a limb and say I don’t think there is anyway to avoid it. At least I haven’t been able to. In a perfect world your content would never […]

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BLOGGING THOUGHTS

So You Want to Change You Twitter Name… 5 Questions You May Be Asking.

Posted by 7 years ago 11 Comments 1810 views

If you haven’t noticed I’ve been going through a sort of re-branding. As an author of multiple blogs I decided my personal brand is more important than trying to market each domain separately. I am only one person after all. :) First on my ‘to do’ was to change my twitter account to reflect this […]

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